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Ryan Holt

Marine Vet makes 5th appearance on Naked and Afraid

Ryan Holt had an impressive career in the Marine Corps. The Maine native did multiple combat deployments and was honorably discharged after 8 years. However, he wasn’t done pushing his limits. Not too long after he took off the uniform, he took the rest of his clothes off. On national television no less. Holt has …

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A Storm is Brewing at Chain O’ Lakes Brewing

Step one foot into Chain-O-Lakes Brewing in McHenry, Illinois and there is no doubt that the owner is a veteran and proud Marine.  Abbreviated COL, the tap room at the brewery is adorned with flags, photos and Marine Corps memorabilia everywhere.  So proud is he that on Friday night, anyone wearing a red shirt gets …

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Watch this BAMF Marine finish a Marathon with a Prosthetic Leg – and a Whole Lot of Grit

Staff Sgt. Jose Luis Sanchez lost his leg after an IED detonated while he was serving in Afghanistan. He spent the next four years of his life trying to recover, and forget the past. Both his injury and PTSD  had kept him far away from others, and he struggled with anger and isolation. But one …

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That time a Marine mechanic took a joyride in a stolen A4M Skyhawk

How much could a Marine Corps fighter cost? That was probably one of the questions running through 21-year-old Lance Cpl. Howard Foote’s mind as the enlisted flight mechanic climbed into an unarmed A4M Skyhawk in the middle of a July night. In case you were wondering, the cost is roughly $18 million. Rather, that was the …

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Veteran Double-Arm Transplant Recipient Shows off His Progress [VIDEO]

John Peck, the double-arm transplant recipient, posted a video to Facebook on Monday showing his incredible progress on the road to recovery. He is gaining control over his right elbow; a huge step in the process of healing. In 2010, Peck’s life changed forever when he stepped on an explosive in Afghanistan while serving in the …

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Watch this Little Girl School A Marine in a Pushup Competition

Fitness competitions are a great way to engage with future recruits to the Military – they demonstrate the level of endurance you need to succeed in basic training, and give kids something to aspire to be. Well, most of the time. For this Marine, it backfired big time. In the video below, you see the …

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John Glenn, First American to Orbit Earth, Dies

John Glenn, former Marine, astronaut and Democratic senator, has died.  He was the first American ever to orbit the Earth. Glenn was 95 years old.  He had been hospitalized at the Ohio State University medical center in Columbus since last week. Glenn rocketed into space on Feb. 20, 1962, with the words “Roger, zero G …

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Marine’s reaction to General Mattis being named Secretary of Defense

A lot of my friends and family have asked me what military members and veterans think of the Warrior Monk aka Chaos Actual aka Mad Dog Mattis being selected as the Trump Administration’s pick for Secretary of Defense. This Marine’s reaction sums it up perfectly in my view. Share this with civilians that want to know …

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How A Millennial Kept An Elderly Marine From Committing Suicide

Everyone likes to bag on millennials, including us, but there are a lot of them out there that are veterans and have their heads on straight. This is the story of one of them, who found a way to bridge the generation gap and save a fellow veteran’s life. We get several hundred messages per …

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Beware of the 19-year-old pissed off Marine

On January 30, 1968, John Ligato and about 150 fellow Marines from Alpha Company experienced hell on Earth. They were awakened in the middle of the night by their company commander and sent to nearby Hue City in Vietnam to help the troops of an overrun compound. When they finally arrived, they were greeted with cheers. The …

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