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    The Top 11 Most Haunting Songs About Combat

      By Kelly Crigger Everyone has a song or two that sticks with them but for veterans there are a few that have special meaning because they make us sweat and...

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    A Military and Hollywood Urban Legend Debunked

      By Kelly Crigger Urban legends have staying power no matter how ridiculous they are (how many of you have eaten Pop Rocks with Coke to see if you would explode?),...

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    9 Really Bad Military Stock Photos

      By RU Rob Over the last couple of years, finding photos for our stories has become increasingly hard.  We started using an image service to provide us with all of...

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    Ranger Up Is Hiring: Graphic Designer

    Job Function: Ranger Up Creative Team-Graphic Artist Status: Full-time, Exempt Department: Creative Location: Durham, NC   Primary Job Purpose/Summary: Your primary role will be working with the design team producing creative...

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    BAMF of the Week: Night Stalkers – CW5 Maier and CW5 Cook

      By RU Special Contributor Thaddius Dawkins FORT CAMPBELL, KY — As the A Company, 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment hangar began to fill with people Friday, it was...

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    Operation Ranger Up – Application Guidelines

      The following items are what you’ll need to apply to the Ranger Up Veteran Entrepreneur program. 1.       Cover Letter Please include your contact information, an introduction, biography, so we know...

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    War of Words

      By SGT Awesome When people think of debate they often think of a bunch of rich lobbyist mouthpieces at podiums giving canned non-answers as they attempt to gain political office....

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    Thank You Ranger Up Nation!!

      By Kerry Patton Yesterday, Tommy Batboy and I wrote two pieces related to the recent US Army Ranger atrocity which unfolded in Afghanistan over the weekend. What we wrote wasn’t...

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    Why Veterans Should NOT Reintegrate Back Into Society

      By Kerry Patton Last week I had wrote about an encounter I had in Home Depot upon returning back to the States. I read a lot of comments and agree...

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    Fanatic

      By RU Rob We at Ranger Up receive emails and Facebook messages on a daily basis from our fans.  Usually we keep our responses between the fan and ourselves, but...

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    Brian Stann – The End of an Era

    By SGT Awesome Husband and Father Champion, Marine, Hero All American Brian Stann is many things and a simple haiku could never do him justice. So instead, after the day of...

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    Douche of the Week: Lil Wayne

      By Jack Mandaville I want to make a few of my personal opinions clear before I go into my impending tirade about our latest Douche of the Week. 1) I...

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    Ranger Up Interviews: Ricky Schroder – Starting Strong

    The decision to enlist in the military can be one of the most daunting experiences in one’s life.  In the who, what, where, and why of the enlistment issue, the most...

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    The Rhino Den – What We Believe

    Due to the fact that several of our last “Douche of the Week” articles have focused on either political figures or political issues, we have received a number of comments about...

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    10 Years Later, The Start of the War in Iraq

    Editor’s Note: Ten years ago today, the war in Iraq began.  We here at The Rhino Den recognize the years of back-to-back deployments, hardships, and overall sacrifice of the men and...

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    The Greatest Generation?

      By Jack Mandaville “It would be redundant to say that I would trust my life to these men. Because I already have, in more ways than I can ever recount....

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