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Army says PT test is not required or recommended while deployed

Recently, we discussed the new holistic approach the Army has taken to leading troops. We also took a closer look at FM 7-22, which was published October 1st, 2020. Although the focus has mainly been on its encouragement of naps, the manual had much more to offer. Particularly, when it comes to physical training (PT). …

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New Army manual encourages Soldiers to take naps

The Army’s physical fitness training field manual received its first update in eight years. FM 7-22 Holistic Health and Fitness makes new approaches to the conduct of warfighting. It also includes guidance on the importance of journaling, finding your energy pathways, and yes taking naps. This is in stark contrast to the usual gung ho …

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Firefighters now carry ballistic body armor

In the wake of the 2017 concert shooting in Las Vegas, America has grown colder. This attack saw over 500 people injured, or killed. Consequently, 12 off-duty firefighters were shot during that Las Vegas attack. Two were preforming CPR when struck by the gunman. Thankfully, all of the firefighters wounded survived. However, this began to …

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The Road to Mammoth: Getting Good DOPE Part 2

Welcome back! Part one taught us the importance of accurately measuring data from your rifle. Subsequently, Chris will give us the necessary next steps to ensure your freedom seeds land exactly where you intend to plant them. DOPE is on the brain today friends. Confirm the firing solution accuracy at supersonic and into transonic By now, …

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Florida Governor Proposing Law to Allow Drivers to Run Over a “Mob”

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis just announced a proposal that has gained the attention, and criticism, of many. The announcement was a result of the recent police protests in Florida. There were over 100 large gathering, to which DeSantis activated over 700 Florida National Guard Soldiers. He also mobilized over 1300 state troopers. Many of these …

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Suspect Charged in Ambush of Two LA Deputies

Deonte Lee Murray, 36, has been charged with attempted murder for the attack on two LA County Sheriff’s Department deputies. The announcement just coming the suspect has been identified. Harrowing footage emerged of a gunman approaching a parked police cruiser and opening fire. The deputies were struck multiple times, but survived. Protestors met the ambulance …

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Joe Rogan Responds to First Debate: Says They Need an MMA Referee

Regardless of your party affiliation, last night’s presidential debate was rough. It was marred with interruptions, and insults. The moderator, Chris Wallace, has been the subject of both ridicule and support. Some on Twitter called him unfair, and even biased. As a result, President Trump tweeted he was the victim of a 2 vs 1 …

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Suicide up 20% in Military During COVID

Military suicide has gone up 20% compared to this time last year. The Department of Defense would not say it’s specifically because of coronavirus, but they alluded to this. Military suicide has long been a serious matter. However, many leaders have said this pandemic has added stress to an already stressful job. Army Secretary Ryan …

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Governor of Virginia Tests Positive For COVID-19

Governor Ralph Northam has announced that he and his wife have tested positive for COVID-19. The Virginia Governor’s Twitter states that he is asymptomatic, but his wife Pam has mild symptoms. The tweet also said the couple would self quarantine for 10 days. This being in accordance with state regulation. However, the governor says he will …

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