Operation Ranger Up

Teaches Stuff

  • 130

    Happy Birthday to Hercules – 60 Years of Flying

      By RU Pablo “C-130 rolling down the strip, 64 Rangers on a one-way trip…” Regardless of your MOS or if you joined the Army in 1974 or 2014, you have...

  • shutterstock_192110078

    We’re The Same People

    By Jack Mandaville Only a real asshole would claim to speak for 315 million people. Only a real asshole would claim to be an expert on the American experience, especially considering...

  • Starnuts

    Is It Really Cool To Take Your Rifle Into A Bar/Store/Restaurant?

      By RU Twisted You know what subject instigates more debate quicker than gun control? I don’t, so let me know if you think of one. The recent news about the...

  • shutterstock_103544600

    Today is Memorial Day

      By SGT Awesome Today is Memorial Day, yet so many in our country haven’t the faintest clue what that means other than it is a three day weekend. This in...

  • Normandy

    10 Most Important Battles in American History and Why: Part IV—the Final Two.

      By RU Twisted Well, here we are. The final two. I’d like to say something profound that would be the poetically written version of a drum roll, but instead I’ll...

  • Tet

    10 Most Important Battles in American History and Why: Part III

      By RU Twisted Ah, who cares about a catchy intro? If you’re reading this one, then you already know what it’s about based on parts one and two, so let’s...

  • AmericanWars

    10 Most Important Battles in American History and Why: Part II

      By RU Twisted If you missed part one of the 10 Most Important Battles in American History and Why, please do check it out. If you don’t, then it will...

  • bunker_hill-earthworks

    10 Most Important Battles in American History and Why: Part I

      By RU Twisted War is bad, mmmkay? But whether we support certain wars or not (or are opposed to all of them), they have shaped our country into what it...

  • opruapp

    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...

  • hog3

    I’m In Love With A Hog

      By RU Rob I am in love. It started in the sixth grade when my father was stationed at Ft. Riley, Kansas and I attended Custer Hill Elementary School. My...

  • pullup-480

    Fitness Communism and the End of Pull-ups?

      By Nick Barringer, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS (EIEIO) The first time you achieve a pull-up is a substantial milestone in one’s life but today my friends that milestone is being...

  • phil2

    2013 Media and Why We “Ducked” the Story

      By RU Twisted This last year has served as further proof that most of what passes for news in this country is nothing but a marketing campaign. It seems quite...

  • TimKennedy_WeightCut2

    The Weigh-In

      By Nick Barringer Although it will be another 24 hours before the UFC Fight for the Troops 3 Combatants step inside the Octagon, all the competitors will indeed do battle...

  • A moment of relaxation during combat operations. L to R - Blake Magaoay, Ed Lonecke, Matt MacMillan, Chris Anderson. (Photo courtesy of Chris Anderson)

    ‘Aumakua: Sacrifice in a Fallujah Hell House

      By Jack Mandaville The November, 2004 offensive into the city of Fallujah, Iraq—dubbed Operation Phantom Fury—placed the individuals involved into the renowned annals of American Military  narration.  The young men who...

  • gunstore

    The Dirty Little Secret

      By RU Fan Alex The following is for informational purposes only. All information is from official ATF and Government sources, training from legal advisors in firearms law, and extensive personal...

  • ranger

    Army Values

      By SGT Awesome A common cliché amongst militaries is that the Army is always fighting the previous war. As any American Veteran can tell you; this is a cliché because...

Next Page »