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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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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 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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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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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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