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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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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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“No comment.” Many politicians refuse to speak about Vanessa Guillen

Justice for Vanessa Guillen and others like her. This is not a matter of what party you belong to, but rather of protecting our brothers and sisters. Here is an account of our fight. “No comment” has been the most frequent response we have received when asking our representatives about Vanessa Guillen. We have called many …

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The worst thing about each branch’s uniforms

There’s no doubt the American military has some good looking uniforms. Although, there were a few that we would rather forget. For example, the gravel colored Army Combat Uniform. Also, the blue digitals of the Navy? When you fall overboard you really don’t want to blend in with the ocean. Lastly, the Air Force and …

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Fitness

Women take on the Army Combat Fitness Test

October 2020 is fast approaching and with it, the reign of the Army Combat Fitness Test. The new age and gender-neutral fitness assessment takes over as the test of record as we enter the new fiscal year.  Soldiers are reacting to its implementation in a variety of ways. Some are excited for a more comprehensive …

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The Corps’ missed opportunity?

Ask any Marine what phrase is most said by the Corps, and you will likely get the answer, “Once a Marine always a Marine.” A mantra that Marines of all generations, rank and status swear by, with one exception, Recruiting Command. The practice of recruiting Prior Service Marines is an area the Corps unfortunately misses …

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Piles of bricks mysteriously appear in protests

Major cities across the country have seen the appearance of mysterious piles of bricks. Undoubtedly, these were placed by some entity to insight violence during civil rights protests. Store fronts and police officers have been struck by these. Even police horses have been wounded by objects thrown by assailants. There are two major theories behind …

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Space Force

Space Force on Netflix: Spoiler free review

Netflix just launched the highly anticipated Space Force show. Starring loveable Steve Carell and John Malkovich, they lead an all-star cast. The first season is 10 episodes long, with each episode about 30 minutes. So you get 5 hours to binge, or spread out. However, we binged it for you and below is a spoiler free …

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