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  • The New Veteran, A Culture of Entitlement and Peter Pan

      By Toby Nunn President John F. Kennedy famously said, “Ask not what your country can do for you but what can you do for your country.” If only he had...

  • A Normal Veterans Day

    By Jack Mandaville It’s 11:27 am on November 11th, Veterans Day, 2014. This has already been a weird day—one that has triggered a great amount of self-reflection for me—but not for...

  • RU Nation: Help RU Rob get to Valhalla!

    WARNORD: Joint Operation Valhalla SITUATION—LT. COL (Ret.) Gordon Cucullu, a decorated US Army Special Forces operator who served in Vietnam within the esteemed Military Assistance Command, Vietnam – Studies and Observations...

  • Believe in Heroes

  • The Greatest Generation?

      By Jack Mandaville “It would be redundant to say that I would trust my life to these men. Because I already have, in more ways than I can ever recount....

  • The Luxury of Being Wrong

    Editor’s Note: Thanks to Adam for bringing this to my attention. Originally posted on JQP and reposted here with permission from the author. -RU Rob By Tony Carr David Wood enjoys...

  • The Devil Went Down To Georgia

    By RU Rob Every time I deploy with Team Rubicon I am amazed. The level of professionalism, willingness to accomplish the mission and the concern that Team Rubicon volunteer’s exhibit is...

  • 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...

  • Douche of the Week: Veteran Clothing

    Editor’s Note: There is neither anything illegal about the name Veteran Clothing nor is there anything illegal about us writing about their douchbagedness.  -RU Rob By RU Contributor Jack Mandaville I hopped on...

  • What About Us?

    By RU Contributor – Yeti I recently came across a question posed by Ranger Up on 18 August 2012. They asked “What do you think is the biggest issue facing veterans?”...

  • Do Not Pity Me

    By RU Contributor Mad Medic You know, I don’t know what is worse about being a Veteran, the idea that people pity me, or that they fear me.  Neither is appropriate...

  • Job Opportunity – Tech Heroes

    Tech Heroes is a new company that seeks to employ military veterans wanting to own and operate their own IT servicing and retail business. We’re looking for independent, hard-working, disciplined and...

  • Veteran’s Inner-Monologue

    The RU Crew is back….this is rated R for Ranger…NSFW!

  • Thank You, My Sheepdogs

    By RU Rob On February 11th I just happened to be inside of a jail.  That in itself really isn’t news.  But at about 6:30 in the evening, there was all of...

  • Leap of Faith

    Starting your own business is full of pitfalls and achievements, sometimes in the same day. Vetrepreneur magazine ran a sweet article on Ranger Up and Devil Dog Brew about what it...

  • Hero of the Week: Ross Perot

    He’s worth 4.4 billion dollars. When you reach that point of business and financial success there isn’t much in this world you can’t do. Private jets, mansion, you name it Ross...