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“Just a bunch of girlies” – The Night Witches

All you heard was a “whoosh” as they closed in.  They were so stealthy that radars, infrared, nor radio locators could pick them up.  Flying biplanes stripped of almost everything, the “Night Witches” were the Nazis ultimate nightmare. In a time when women were barred from combat, even in the Soviet Union, these women stepped …

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How Has Serving Impacted You?

Afghanistan this week- Two presidents? Troops withdrawing? No peace deal?

Is anyone else getting whiplash from Afghanistan yet?  It seems they cannot make up their minds.  In the news this week- both presidential nominees took their oath, troops are withdrawing and there are reports the peace deal is off already. This also makes us ask- if there is no peace deal, why are we still …

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Murder yoga – Veteran’s martial arts of choice

Every once in a while you just feel like choking someone out. However, choking random people is generally frowned upon. Apparently because of this, I’m “no longer welcome at Sizzler” anymore. For many GIs, our first experience with fighting was either in high school or basic training. The prospect of learning how to execute the …

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Iwo Jima

Iwo Jima and its significance to World War II

When you think of World War II, Hitler and Nazis may come to mind.  Iwo Jima specifically conjures images of Marines fighting the Japanese.  The truth is, Iwo Jima played a significant role in actually ending World War II. World War II progressed intensely as it traveled from Europe to the Asian Pacific region.  While …

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The plate carrier CBP is spending up to $9 million on

As of 2020, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency has over 62,000 employees. These men and women are responsible for protecting our country’s borders. According to their website, CBP processes over 1.1 million passengers and pedestrians in one day. They will, on average, arrest 23 wanted criminals at points of entry daily. As …

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Prior servicemember faces 10 years in Russian jail

Six months ago, Russian police detained a former U.S. Marine named Trevor Reed in a Moscow jail. Trevor, who is 28, was in Moscow when shit went sideways last August. He was out drinking when the police claim he assaulted multiple officers. The report says he was in Moscow to learn more about the culture …

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