Life Hacks

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fitness

Meet the Navy fitness expert with 357k YouTube subscribers

Austen Alexander has made a name for himself by inspiring others to meet their fitness goals. He has done workout videos with celebrities and athletic champions alike. We were fortunate enough to spend some time getting to know the Sailor with tens of millions of views on YouTube. After 7 years in the US Navy, …

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service

Preparing the next generation for military service

The most frequent question we get from younger patriots relates to advice for joining and service requirements for the military. Whether you’re about to join, or know someone who is, good insight can set you on the best path. Is the military the right choice? Inherently, the military is not for everyone. That’s part of …

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Red Cross

The Legacy of Clara Barton: American Red Cross Founder

According to redcross.org, the American Red Cross responds to over 60,000 disasters a year.  Last year, the organization says it served more than 8.4 million snacks and meals.  The American Red Cross is an organization many, including the military, rely on in desperate and disastrous times. While the American Red Cross has its own legacy; …

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Harvard offering free online courses: Here’s the catch

Harvard University is famous for being among the most difficult colleges to get into. Recently, the Ivy League university began offering free online courses. Many jumped at the opportunity thinking they would earn a free degree from the prestigious institution. However, there are a few things you should be aware of. The Harvard online catalog …

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surplus

Pandemic scarcity and surplus: 4 things to know

While some items have been scarce, others have actually been in a surplus.  There are also items like masks and hand sanitizer which have been priced gouged. (See the article of the a**hole of the week we wrote.) However, here are some other things to be aware of that may not be quite as obvious. …

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Operation Hero promotes commUNITY giving

Last week, Grunt Style began advertising their new campaign- Operation Hero.  Like many companies during this time, Grunt Style is looking for ways they can give back to their community.  With Operation Hero, they have found a way to allow their customers to give back as well. Part of the campaign allows customers purchasing their …

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punishment

Civilians now understand mass punishment

Many of us have stayed home and practiced social distancing. However, because of those who did not, the whole country feels like it received an Article 15 or NJP, the military’s form of legal punishment. Military members have long known mass punishment. Now others know what it feels like to have their freedoms taken away …

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