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    The Best Advice I Ever Received

      By RU Rob It is election season and unfortunately we still have a couple weeks of non-stop commercials, media distraction, blah blah blah. I really do hate the election cycle...

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    BAMF of the Week — Todd Orr

    By RU Rob If you have not checked social media in the last 24 hours let me introduce you to Todd Orr of Bozeman, Montana. Being a red-blooded, unapologetic bad-ass, Todd...

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    An Open Letter to the Army Chief of Staff

    By SGT Awesome An Open Letter To Army Chief of Staff, General Mark Milley, Hi Mark, it’s me, Awesome. I see you’ve decided to let a few people roll up their...

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    Single Ply Ain’t Fly

      By Kevin Wilson Readiness is one of those military buzzwords that everyone with foliage, wildlife or bits of astronomy on their collar likes to throw around as the impetus behind...

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    Belgium Attacks: “Sit And Wait”

      By Kerry Patton   It happened immediately after the Paris attacks and it is happening now as death tolls rise from the recent Belgium terror attacks. Americans are doing the...

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    Kilo Two Bravo

      By Kelly Crigger SPOLIER ALERT!!! PLOT POINTS OF THE MOVIE WILL BE REVEALED. YOU’VE BEEN WARNED!!   Kilo Two Bravo captures the brotherhood of war better than any combat movie...

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    It’s Not the Guns or Terror — It’s the Choice

      By Tommy Batboy The world is on fire this morning after the awful shooting at a rural community college in Oregon.  It hasn’t been 24 hours yet and already the...

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    The 9 Times Nick Palmisciano Nearly Flew into a Murderous Rage…and the one time he actually did.

      By Kelly Crigger Nick Palmisciano is the fearless leader of Ranger Up who once referred to his view on life as, “the stage isn’t big enough.” We have faithfully followed...

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    13 Questions with Team Rubicon in Nepal

      By Doc Bailey The recent earthquake in Nepal was devastating to the country. A mere 48 hours after the earthquake (it takes 24 to get there by air), Team Rubicon...

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    The 6 Best Sports to Prepare You for the Military

      By Pablo James Friends and colleagues of veterans often approach us for information about the military. Some ask for our thoughts on military current events and strategies. Others come to...

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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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    Curmudgeonism: A Review

    By RU Twisted Here’s the thing: anyone who has read Kelly Crigger’s previous books or his numerous entries at The Rhino Den and Unapologetically American knows he is a talented writer....

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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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    Fellow Veterans, Stop Letting ISIS Win

      By Havoc13 I’ve been getting pinged right and left the last couple of days by well-meaning people who are apparently deeply concerned for my safety. It seems that ISIS, the...

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    #nomadicveterans: Men on a Mission

      By Havoc13 Former Army Rangers Marty Skovlund and Leonidas Jenkins are veterans on a mission. The two longtime friends, who between them have 9 combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan—and...

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    BAMF of the Week: “Gunny” Barreras

      By RU Twisted On May 13, 2014, the warrior community lost an icon. A man who went above and beyond simply serving his country; a consummate professional who understood more...

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