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    Staff Duty Blues

      By Left of the Boom We have all felt it.  If you spent any time on active duty your name got put on that DA 6 the 1SG lovingly maintained...

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    10 Tired Expressions of the Modern Military

    By Pablo James Every now and then some military leader sums up an idea in a clear and eloquent way that makes the concept clear and easily understandable to all. The...

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    22 Veterans and 1 Robin Williams

      By Kerry Patton The moment news broke about the passing of Robin Williams, my heart dropped. The guy was a legend in the entertainment industry and a die-hard fan of...

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    Memorial Day: ‘The Librarians’ Remember

      By Kerry Patton I was recently invited on set for TNT’s new television show called The Librarians which airs this winter. Considering a few veterans have a sour taste toward...

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    “Affluenza” Part II: All the Justice Your Money Can Buy

      By Havoc13 Back in December, my friend and fellow Rhino Den writer RU Twisted wrote a brilliant and timely article on something called “affluenza,” which he explained as “an ‘affliction’...

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    On Rape

      By Nick Palmisciano We need to step up. All of us. The Department of Defense is now estimating that anywhere from 20-25% of all women who have served in the...

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    We’re Still At War

      By Jack Mandaville Earlier this evening I was at dinner with my girlfriend, enjoying a large plate of Texas fajitas with a tall, cold glass of water to wash everything...

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    Are You Tired of the Government Screwing Over Veterans?

      By Kerry Patton First, the government started to play around with Military and Veteran medical insurance premiums through an insurance program known as TriCare. Then, they decided paying the families...

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    Why I Don’t Leak Secrets

    By J.E. McCollough One should never trust a government, any government; its nature is to seek first to preserve itself and increase its power. However, for a free society to hope...

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    9 Years and Billions of Dollars…

    Editor’s note: I have received numerous requests over the past year to post “Warrior Poetry.” I have toiled with this decision but have decided that I will let you, the readers, decide...

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    Conspiritardation

      By Peter Nealen I’ve been seeing more and more rampant conspiracy theories floating around for the last nine months. Sandy Hook seemed to really open the floodgates, and it’s just...

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    Embassy Closures: More Reasons it’s BS

    Editor’s Note: I have received a multitude of inquiries as to the validity of Kerry’s writing.  If you are incapable of independent Google searches I will be of assistance. By Kerry...

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    Why the Recent Threats against US Embassies is BS

      By Kerry Patton How many US Embassies have closed for business over the years? How many all at once? Never have I heard of twenty plus Embassies and or Consulates...

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    Military Wives: How Much Comfort is Too Much?

      By Six Jayne   Times have changed so much from when my mom was a military wife. I could remember hearing stories of how she would drag me as a...

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    Vitamin-B Supplement Really Contains “Vitamin- S”?!?!

      By Nick Barringer MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS (EIEIO) A vitamin B-50 complex is a relatively standard mixture of B vitamins usually provided at a 50 milligram dose (hence the name)...

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    Does the Infantry Have a Future?

    Editor’s note: This piece was written several weeks ago, so it is not in direct response to “Why Afghanistan Might Be Marines’ Last Fight,” which was linked by Ranger Up’s Facebook...

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