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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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Ballahack Airsoft

Airsoft After Service: You may be Surprised

Beyond just being bored from COVID-19, Veterans are always looking for the next adventure. We caught up with some who have turned to airsoft to meet fellow Vets. Also, to have some fun while staying 6ft apart. Airsoft is a combat simulation using replica guns that shoot plastic BBs. They can sting, but it is …

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College is still a great choice, even now

So you want to go back to college? August is the start of the school year for nearly everyone in the country. Colleges are reenacting hamlet with their students, to stay or to not stay on campus. As for those who still aren’t graduated yet, lies fear of what online learning may mean, parents included. …

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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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99 year old WW2 Veteran raises $17 million for Health Services

Tom Moore started walking laps in his garden as part of his recovery after breaking his hip. The 99 year old British war Veteran wanted to pay back the “kindness” the healthcare workers had shown him. So, he enlisted his family’s help to raise money by walking laps around his garden. Tom had to use …

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Bill Withers, “Lean on me” singer, Navy vet passes away

Icon Bill Withers passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 81. This came as a result from heart complications, his family stated to the press. William (Bill) Harrison Withers Jr. enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the age of 17. Moreover, he was an aircraft mechanic, and served in various roles. After serving …

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Military Discounts- guilty or not guilty?

There are two types of Veterans: Those who ask for military discounts Those who would rather shave their eyebrows Depending on the circumstance, I have been both. This can stem from embarrassment or guilt, and I know I am not the only one to feel this way. Let us explore a little of what my …

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“Whiskey_Warrior_556” debate – What’s the real story here?

We are going to preface this article with- this is INTENDED to be a conversation starter and highlight certain points to get both sides talking.  We have been researching multiple outlets and sources to provide a full spectrum article.  So, read and then tell us what you think about the “whiskey_warrior_556” situation below, we want …

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The 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month

“…I suddenly noticed that I could hear water dripping off a bush next to me.  Our guns stopped—and no shells were coming on us.  It seemed mysterious, queer, unbelievable.  All the men knew what the silence meant, but nobody shouted or threw his hat in the air…” – Brig. Gen. Stanhope Bayne-Jones, U.S. Army medical officer …

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