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Basic Training Story

Drill Sergeant Calls A Ranger a “Wannabe”. Doesn’t End Well for Him

Many years ago I’d gone off to my IET as a reservist and came back to find my unit in the process of being deactivated. Needing a job and an education, and having apparently suffered a brain injury during my training, I opted to seek out an active duty slot. As it happened, the economy …

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This Ranger-veteran Santa granted a dying child’s final wish

An Army Ranger veteran who plays Santa was called for an emergency visit to a dying child in Tennessee, arriving just in time to present the boy with a present and hold him as he passed away. Eric Schmitt-Matzen is a 60-year-old engineer and the president of Packing Seals & Engineering, according to Fox News. He …

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