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Helmand

The Sun Rises in Helmand: An award winning book of war poetry

“Welcome to Helmand. The leg lottery.” Helmand, Afghanistan was one of the bloodiest provinces of Operation Enduring Freedom. Improvised explosive devices were rampant, robbing young Marines of life and limb. In particular, the cities of Sangin and Marjah were viciously brutal. If you are unfamiliar with those battles, they highlight the very definition of American …

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Best lines from movie Drill Instructors

If you served in the military, chances are you’ll never forget your Drill Instructor, Drill SGT or RDC. Regardless of your branch, we all regaled our loved ones and friends with spot on impressions of the most memorable moments. However, Hollywood has only recreated this perfectly on a few occasions, and here is our list …

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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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Quarantine movie list: military edition

If you are under quarantine, or just practicing social distancing, you may have the idea to watch a movie, or six. Below is a list of what we think are must watch military flicks. Obviously, movies like Full Metal Jacket and Saving Private Ryan are peerless, but we wanted to tackle some others that didn’t get …

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ibuprofen

Ibuprofen and coronavirus, should military medicine be concerned?

Ibuprofen, sometimes referred to by the brand name Motrin or “Grunt Candy,” is a beloved cure-all used by military medicine. Medics and military doctors are famous for prescribing ibuprofen for everything from a sprained ankle to more serious ailments. Similarly, some “Docs” have posted on their social media for troops to take Motrin and drink …

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Quarantine

Streaming Don’ts For Your Self Quarantine

Alright, we gave you some primo streaming choices to keep you occupied during your self-quarantine, now we’re going to give you some streaming don’ts so you don’t waste your time. Friends, neighbors countrymen we really ask you in these streaming don’ts to understand truly, these are bad shows despite the hype, don’t get mad at …

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Military gamer teams level up

In 2019 the video game industry generated $43.3 billion. This topped the 2019 global box office revenue at $42.5 billion. To capitalize on this trend, branches of the military have recently established gamer teams. This means many potential military recruits are in this demographic. Streaming has the potential to be extremely important to manpower issues …

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