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How Veterans can make extra money during COVID-19

During the midst of the global pandemic, there are about 30 million Americans claiming unemployment. However, the world is still turning, and it’s hard to keep up. Inherently, the know-how to keep yourself afloat will allow you to push to the next objective. Here are some quick tips for Veterans to consider that will help …

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How Has Serving Impacted You?

How Has Serving Impacted You?

We all remember when the US Army tweeted a simple question. “How Has Serving Impacted You?” I thought this warranted some reflection. Especially, since hindsight is 2020 (pun intended). In one particularly popular responses, a man spoke about how his wife had 10 Jodys, and now he’s afraid of fireworks. You can’t help but feel …

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SOS

Shipwrecked sailors found after writing “SOS” in sand

Much like our unrealistic childhood concerns of quick sand, the dreaded boat crash on a deserted island has always been a constant “what if?” We never actually expect this to happen to us. Regardless, we all learned the SOS meant “Save Our Souls.” However it was a reality for three men from the federated states …

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hypersonic flight research

Hypersonic weapons: DoD’s $3 billion dollar project

Sonic Boom. Not just a cool catch phrase howled by Guile from Street Fighter. The flat top rocking officer would punch so hard he would send a sonic wave of damage towards the enemy. Now we have a glimpse at the possibility of a new devastating weapon, the hypersonic weapons. Unclassified documents have shown that $3 …

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Fort Riley

Fort Riley soldier remains found, marking 8 deaths in one month

Despite accusations of negligence at Ford Hood, Fort Riley is now in the spot light for soldiers dying under suspicious circumstances. The body of Nicole Grothe, 38, a warrant officer, was found in mid-July. Grothe was new to her unit, but described by peers and leadership as a “self-starter” and an “inspirational leader.” WO1 Nicole Grothe …

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Silkies Across America

Irreverent Warriors Hike: Silkies Across America

“We bring veterans together using humor and camaraderie to improve mental health and prevent veteran suicide.” A simple motto. However, these are the principles that governs the Irreverent Warriors. If you have not heard of the group, surely you’ve heard of a silkies hike? A voluntary ruck march conducted by individuals wearing military style gym shorts. …

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Subcommittee on Military Personnel Hearing

Inspector General: “Fort Hood is overall meeting the standards”

On June 27th, Inspector General Col Patrick Wempe was tasked with conducting a command climate inspection. Specifically, in regards to the Army’s Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program, known as SHARP. Today he testified on his findings during a Subcommittee on Military Personnel Hearing. Consequently, he made several notable statements during his prepared remarks. The full …

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Toxic Exposure Conference

Toxic Exposure Conference to be live streamed

For those following the saga of our quest for those suffering from toxic exposure, we’ve entered a new chapter. Actor Jon Stewart, and former VA Secretary David Shulkin will be among those involved at the upcoming Military Toxic Exposure Conference. Announced by CSO and Co-owner Tim Jensen, Grunt Style will be live streaming the conference on August …

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Finding new high ground

Finding new high ground: Life after the military

My time in the Corps was short lived, 4 years, two deployments to Iraq and then out, with a brief stint in the reserves trying to get back to active duty, thinking I had no other applicable job skills other than making guns go bang. It was cool. It was also garbage, I’ve never experienced …

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