Operation Ranger Up

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  • 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...

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    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...

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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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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    Ranger Up Talks Suicide: Why?

      By Special RU Contributor SFC (R) Michael Schlitz My name is SFC (Retired) Michael Schlitz and I am a 14-year US Army Veteran who medically retired after a severe injury...

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    Jihad, Workplace Violence, and Why it Matters

      Editor’s note: Due to far too heavy of a diet relying only on Cheetos, bear claws, and whiskey, our writer erroneously stated that the Pentagon is reclassifying this shooting. They...

  • Syria Explained

    Syria – Dumbed Down

      By Kerry Patton Anyone can attempt to depict Syria as one thing or another. Yes, I could provide a link to analysis like the one above and loads of commentary...

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    A Brief History of ‘Murica: Ranger Up Style

      By Mr. Twisted A really long time ago: Peoples of various colors, shapes, and sizes traveled to the American continent via land bridges, boats, and buffalo rides. Europeans showed up,...

  • JERRY LEWIS

    The Veteran’s Guide to College – Part III

      By Mr. Twisted In the last installment, we covered the different types of students you can expect to encounter in your typical expedition through higher education. However, the simple fact...

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    The Veteran’s Guide to College: Part II

     By Mr. Twisted Now that we’ve had an introduction to higher learning for returning veterans, it’s time to go a little deeper and look at the awesome levels of douchey-ness that...

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