Military

How to Change the World: Advice from a Navy SEAL

Retired Admiral William H. McRaven knows a few things about changing the world. He helped orchestrate the mission that ultimately led to the death of Osama Bin Ladin, he served as the first director of the NATO Special Operations Forces Coordination Centre (NSCC), and he was a member of SEAL Team SIX for a number …

How to Change the World: Advice from a Navy SEAL Read More »

steve blank, vetcon, vetcon2017, presentation

EXCLUSIVE: Steve Blank at VetCon2017 on Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and the Lean Startup Method

To Silicon Valley, Steve Blank is known as “godfather,” a billionaire that helped lay the groundwork for innovations that still ripple through the tech industry. For business owners across the country, he’s one of the masterminds behind the “lean startup” method; a new approach to starting a company that doesn’t hold it hostage to a rigid business …

EXCLUSIVE: Steve Blank at VetCon2017 on Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and the Lean Startup Method Read More »

SOWW

Special Operations Wounded Warriors: “Takin’ Bacon”

Joel Pellicci and his friends had a problem; the population of wild pigs in South Carolina was skyrocketing, and they had to find a way to thin the herd in their area. That hog problem quickly turned into a humanitarian effort. “Sitting around the campfire one night somebody said, you know what we need to do? …

Special Operations Wounded Warriors: “Takin’ Bacon” Read More »

osprey

7 Vehicles That Could Replace the Marine Corps’ V-22 Osprey

The MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft has been having a bad time lately.  After a series of high-profile crashes, including one last week in Okinawa, the ubiquitous Marine Corps helicopter replacement vehicle is in deep trouble.  Add to that maintenance issues and the fact that all Marines hate them, these Osprey aircraft might be due for …

7 Vehicles That Could Replace the Marine Corps’ V-22 Osprey Read More »

fire for effects

How This Veteran Company is Leaving a Legacy for Service Members

  Fire for Effects‘ custom flags really got started with a battalion ball and the discovery of a hidden talent. “My guard unit was in charge of hosting a battalion ball… we actually were able to get a lot of assistance from a local VFW and small business, and we had a Medal of Honor …

How This Veteran Company is Leaving a Legacy for Service Members Read More »

disgruntled decks

Disgruntled Decks Give “Cards Against Humanity” A Military Twist

“Cards Against Humanity” is a game known for its irreverent humor, where nothing is sacred. But it was still missing something. That’s where Disgruntled Decks came in. The business started with a simple idea during game night. “A group of us, mostly Army Vets, would meet up once a month for game night to throw …

Disgruntled Decks Give “Cards Against Humanity” A Military Twist Read More »

Alpha Outpost Review – The DOPP Kit

My name is Tyler Hedlin. I served U.S. Army from 2003-2011 as an 11b and deployed to Afghanistan. Subscription: Alpha Outpost The Cost: $39.95/mo + $6.95 shipping My Box: “The DOPP Kit”   I am reviewing the DOPP beard care kit as my beard is currently very sexy and tactically operator like!!!! I enjoy shooting, …

Alpha Outpost Review – The DOPP Kit Read More »