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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • ‘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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 – 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Veteran’s Guide to College

    By: Mr. Twisted College: A veteran’s guide to surviving higher education. After watching the Ranger UP series on getting a job, I figured that another logical step would be to write...

  • Let’s Start a Revolution

      By Nick Barringer MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS (EIEIO) Everything can be changed…everything… the problem is not the “how” but rather the “why.” If you believe the “why” is big enough,...

  • Just Beet It

      Nick Barringer MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS (EIEIO) If you are an avid gym goer you have probably heard of or tried one of the many popular “NO” products that are...

  • Your Grandpa Could Kick Your Ass

      By Nick Barringer MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS, (EIEIO) Although we hear old timers refer to the “good old days,” most of us will agree that most things tend to get...

  • Big Army’s Latest FUBAR

      By Mad Medic It seems almost comical. Perhaps there were a bunch of generals sitting around trying to fluff their OER so they could get another star, maybe it was...

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