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Contest Being Held to Decide America’s Strongest Veteran

The United States Strongman (USS) has been monitoring herculean feats of strength since 2014. They provide structure for a contest of pure power. Men and women travel both near and far to show their strength, grit and determination at these competitions. Unfortunately, COVID-19 canceled many events in 2020. However, cases are thankfully falling, and many …

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National Guardsman is Aiming for the Olympics

Spc. Thomas Echelberger is a member of the 195th Regional Training Institute. He is also a biathlete for the New Hampshire National Guard (NHNG) and trying to make it to the Winter Olympics. Echelberger currently is in Jericho, Vermont, conducting a biathlon training course. The Army states, “The invitation-only program trains top Nordic athletes for a chance …

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Soldier to Fight for Bellator Championship

Many top Mixed Martial Artists have spent time in the military. For example, Bellator Heavyweight fighter Tim Johnson is currently a Soldier in the Minnesota National Guard. However, that is only the first in a long list of his accomplishments. He is a Veteran of the Iraq conflict, an All-American wrestler, and a training partner …

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Marine wrestler earns spot on U.S. Olympic Team

A U.S. Marine is going to the Olympic games. Staff Sgt. John Stefanowicz of York County, Pennsylvania secured his spot on Team USA. Specifically, in the Greco-Roman style in the 87-kilograms (192lbs) class. He will head to Tokyo to compete in the Olympics this summer. The Pennsylvania native will be the first U.S. Marine to …

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Bass or Bass? Air Force top enlisted settles social media debate

Bass or Bass? If you haven’t seen the memes, take a moment to read the following interaction. It was between Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, and an Air Force Staff Sergeant. All caught up? Good. After that happened, a s*** storm of social media comments ensued. If you can’t see …

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Army says PT test is not required or recommended while deployed

Recently, we discussed the new holistic approach the Army has taken to leading troops. We also took a closer look at FM 7-22, which was published October 1st, 2020. Although the focus has mainly been on its encouragement of naps, the manual had much more to offer. Particularly, when it comes to physical training (PT). …

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My struggle to not get fat during quarantine

I was pretty worried that I was gonna get mega fat during lock down. I was eating delivery daily, like I still had the metabolism I did as a 19 year old grunt. However, something crazy happened. I actually lost weight! 30lbs to be exact. Downloading a calorie counter app was a big part, but the …

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Alligator escapes FL jail, possibly has COVID-19

Florida has been the subject of some crazy news. However, this one may take the cake. An Alligator mississippiensis, is more commonly known as the Florida gator. Recently, one is know by another name… Wanted fugitive. Officers recently detaining an alligator has received global media blow back. The arrest occurred during a tense Florida protest. …

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Can you handle this Royal Marine Commando workout?

The Royal Marine Commandos are a small elite force. Numbering less than 9 thousand, the standards are extremely high. A company called Grizz Phys was founded by two of them. Since then, they have been putting together brutal workouts to get in elite shape. Be warned, this is a smoke session workout. If you are unfamiliar …

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