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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)...

  • 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...

  • We Remember: USS Thresher (SSN-593)

      By RU Special Guest – ET1(SS) Princess On April 10th, 1963 – exactly 50 years ago – the USS Thresher (SSN-593) silently submerged beneath the ocean depths some 200 miles...

  • Preparing to Invade Iraq

      By RU Contributor J.E. McCollough   On St Patty’s Day, 2003, myself and the five other members of HUMINT Exploitation Team Three, assigned to support Third Battalion/Fifth Marines, were in...

  • A Rhino Den Conversation – Women in Combat

    Editor’s Note: What you see posted on The Rhino Den barely scratches the surface as to what goes on behind the scenes with our motley crew of writers.  From time-to-time I...

  • Can I Get a POS REP?

    By Mr. Twisted In March of 2011, former Marine Clay Hunt took his own life. Saddled with a great deal of survivor’s guilt from losing friends, nightmares, and depression, the former...

  • 68,000 Remember

    Spirit of America would like to get your help with an effort to build awareness for our 68,000 US troops in Afghanistan. There has been a lot of buzz in the...

  • Top Talk

    Q: What do you get when you combine an active duty and a retired First Sergeant? A: Either an ass-chewing of a lifetime…or the newest internet talk show “Top Talk.”  ...

  • Resolutions

    Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions. Everyone’s doing it. We would feel left out if we didn’t. So The Rhino Den, in an effort to always better itself, has made...

  • Blessed are the Peacemakers

    People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.” – George Orwell The sun has set. The supper you’ve consumed...

  • Haze Gray and Underway

      By Grin and Barrett There is a very serious danger that poses a significant threat to the brave men and women serving in our naval fleet. Specifically, those men and...

  • Emergency Dispatchers

    Editor’s Note: This was emailed to us from an RU fan. The dedication and involvement that an emergency dispatcher gives to the public safety folks as well as to the general...

  • The People That You Meet: At The Gym

    By RU Contributor Solomon G. Like many Americans, I spent some of my summer days cheering on our fellow countrymen and women as they reminded the world that we are top...

  • When in Doubt, SUE!

    By RU Contributor Gunship Load Can someone please tell me when personal responsibility became passé? At what point did it become OK to not have to work for anything? How did...

  • A Proposition

       By RU Contributor J.E. McCollough After the main fighting was over in 2003, my Marine Corps counterintelligence team was moved to Al Kut. That summer in Al Kut passed slowly....

  • The Colorado Shooting

    By Sgt Awesome I awoke this morning and everything felt like any other day. I showered, dressed, and went to work. I updated a spreadsheet and sent it out. I then...

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