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Crap or get off the pot

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Crap or get off the pot

That was a saying I grew up hearing my Dad say many times. If you have never heard it before, it is fairly simple, Do something or get out, but don’t just sit there and waste time. It is implying the same thing as the famous quote, “Lead, follow or get out of the way”….

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Happy 242nd Birthday to my Army

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Happy 242nd Birthday to my Army

You don’t look a day over 230 years, but I still would like to wish a Happy and Awesome 242 years to the Greatest Army in the World, the US Army. You have given me 48+ wonderful years as an Army brat, a soldier and a father of a soldier. You have made me, shaped…

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Brutal honesty

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Brutal honesty

I saw this video for the first time this morning on a friend’s feed and it immediately took me back. I mean it really took me back to many things. Not only Afghanistan but also Iraq in Desert Storm. It also took me back to what it was like in the milblog space back in…

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How can you be not-guilty if you confess?

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How can you be not-guilty if you confess?

So little Reality Winner (you have to admit that is an interesting name in her current situation) was a Trump hating, ultra-liberal, false-narrative believing angry little girl. That is fine as I know not everyone who works for the GOVT supports or believes in whomever is in the White House (trust me most of the…

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Why so angry at appreciation?

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Why so angry at appreciation?

This is part 2 of a 2-part series for Memorial Day 2017. So this is for the veterans; the ones that say “don’t tell me Happy Memorial Day” or get mad at civilians who don’t know the difference between Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day and thank them for their service. They (civilians) are only doing…

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Who is Memorial Day for?

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Who is Memorial Day for?

This is part 1 of a 2-part series for Memorial Day 2017. Memorial Day is one of the most honorable and important holidays that our country celebrates. After the last 16 years of warfare there seems to be a lot more “opinion” about what should be done on this holiday, how it should be observed…

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We are Ranger Up explains the WHY behind it all

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We are Ranger Up explains the WHY behind it all

Our good friends at RangerUp have put out an awesome short video explaining not only who they are and how/why RangerUp was created but Nick also shines some light on the how/why vets do all that they do. Why the blogs, why the selfless service, why they tend to be a different breed from standard…

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If Clinton would have won…

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If Clinton would have won…

…I am sure we would never have known this information. According to the New York Times, Comey deployed a “go-it-alone strategy” during the investigation into Clinton because he thought Lynch and other Obama appointees would give Clinton, who was in the midst of a presidential campaign, “political cover.” Thank goodness that Donald Trump won the…

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