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    An Open Letter to the Army Chief of Staff

    By SGT Awesome An Open Letter To Army Chief of Staff, General Mark Milley, Hi Mark, it’s me, Awesome. I see you’ve decided to let a few people roll up their...

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    Range 15: A Review

      By Kevin Wilson Full Disclosure: Both Unapologetically American and The Rhino Den are owned by Ranger Up, and while I don’t have anything to do with Article 15, I would...

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    Scary Monsters: A New York Reporter Gets Punked by a Gun

      By Paul J. O’Leary Gersh Kuntzman of the New York Daily News might be a punk ass bitch. In an effort to join the debate over guns in America following...

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    Douche of the Week: Brock Allen Turner AND His Father–a Family Affair

      By Elana Duffy  Brock Turner. If you don’t know who he is you not only live under a rock, but there isn’t even a Rhino Den under there. Maybe you’re...

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    An Open Letter to Nick Palmisciano

      Before you read the meat of this letter, I’d like to preface it with the fact that I have worked for Nick Palmisciano for four years now. Before that I...

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    Victim or Victor

      By Josh Gagnier We are not special and we are not owed anything. You are the only one responsible for your situation. “I don’t want to be a product of...

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    Single Ply Ain’t Fly

      By Kevin Wilson Readiness is one of those military buzzwords that everyone with foliage, wildlife or bits of astronomy on their collar likes to throw around as the impetus behind...

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    Why You Should Shut Up About the Two Girls Who Enlisted Infantry

      By Paul J. O’Leary The online veteran community has discovered something new to get its collective panties in a bunch about. It seems two 17-year-old young ladies from Texas have...

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    The Compassionate Judge

      By Mad Medic One of the hardest parts of this generation of Veterans is seeing so many of us fall by the wayside.  I have watched friends, people I admire,...

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    From MRAPs to Minivans: An Infantryman’s Guide to Family Road Trips

      By Paul J. O’Leary If you’ve been in the military anytime during the Global War on Terror, then you’ve experienced the magic that is convoy operations. Long hours on hot,...

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    Standing Before the Legend: A Tribute to Duane “Dewey” Clarridge

      By Kerry Patton To write words about a man who some like myself have idolized has become a nearly impossible task knowing he is still alive today yet tomorrow, he...

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    The New York Times and Interrogation: a Response From a Veteran

      By J. E. McCollough  On March 19 the New York Times ran an op-ed, Owning Up to Torture, by a former contract interrogator who had worked in Iraq in 2004. This...

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    Another Man’s Misery…

      By Kelly Crigger   When I walked into the Camp Rudder barracks, I only had two things on my mind…my last MRE and a bunk. Out of nowhere a toothy...

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    Where should you be 25-28 April?

      By Nick Barringer   At the 2016 NSCA Tactical Strength and Conditioning Annual Training in San Diego, California. Tyler Christiansen and the NSCA are bringing the best minds in the...

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    Belgium Attacks: “Sit And Wait”

      By Kerry Patton   It happened immediately after the Paris attacks and it is happening now as death tolls rise from the recent Belgium terror attacks. Americans are doing the...

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    My Love Hate Relationship Toward Funerals

      By Kerry Patton “Sit and wait. In the military we constantly hear this phrase which we have all learned to despise. But how do we hold on to hope if...

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