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Olympic

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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Invicto

Luxury Armored SUVs for American troops: Brabus Automotive Invicto

3/16/22 Fredericksburg, Virginia Aspetto announced a new partnership with Brabus Automotive to bring the Invicto line to America. This Luxury Armored Vehicle is based on the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. However, Brabus Automotive believes their Invicto is in a whole different class of armored vehicles. Instead of retroactively fitting the SUV with armor, their engineers implemented an entirely new protection …

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bass

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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PT

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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Gratitude to the Post 9/11 Veterans

Every generation of veterans respects and appreciates the generations of veterans that have come before us. There is no question that their sacrifices made our military, and nation, what it is. However, what about the gratitude to the generations that come after? That generation is that of Post 9/11 veterans. Respect Due No conversation among …

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Riots

Fact Check: Does Insurance Cover Damage From Riots?

Call it civil disobedience, or call it riots. Either way, American business owners have paid a heavy price during this time. Citizens have resorted to inflicting chaos in their calls to reform. As a result, firefighters, and other first responders have been put in harm’s way. Some say that insurance will cover all the damages …

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Ballahack Airsoft

Airsoft After Service: You may be Surprised

Beyond just being bored from COVID-19, Veterans are always looking for the next adventure. We caught up with some who have turned to airsoft to meet fellow Vets. Also, to have some fun while staying 6ft apart. Airsoft is a combat simulation using replica guns that shoot plastic BBs. They can sting, but it is …

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Mark Rapley

Man literally fought a great white shark to save wife

Chantelle Doyle was viciously attacked by a 10-foot great white shark Saturday morning. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the strike happened while she was surfing at Shelly Beach in Port Macquarie, Australia. Though she survived, Doyle had severe lacerations throughout her right leg. Many attribute her survival to the swift action of her husband. …

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Mammoth

The Road To Mammoth 2021: Gear Check – Mystery Ranch 3DAP

What comes to mind when you see the words “Mil Spec”?? At best  slick marketing executives throw those words around as if they bestow upon their product some heroic qualities. At worst consumers willingly divorce themselves from reason and pay extra for “mil-spec quality.” I’m not discounting there are high quality items that are technically …

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fat

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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