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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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Simple acts that give hope

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Simple acts that give hope

It doesn’t take much. It doesn’t take a house or a parade, or even the ability to throw out the first pitch at a ballgame. This was costly for someone, but the anonymous donation to just help a guy out is an awesome testament to the true patriotism, love and appreciation of this country. Along…

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A blog post to read today

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A blog post to read today

Why can’t the publics thirst for knowledge and curiosity of the human condition just be quenched by the real account. This, “it’s not good enough” mentality leads men down a slippery slope from listening to the hype to freebasing another’s valor. That is just one line in a great blog post written by Bouhammer.com friend…

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The importance of Flag Day

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The importance of Flag Day

I found this on military.com and knew it was something I wanted to share with my readers. Each year, Americans can enjoy four special days set aside specifically to honor our veterans and comrades in arms. Sadly, too many of us often overlook these opportunities to pay our respect and recognize the sacrifice and service…

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Three-part series on Suicide and tools to prevent it

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I have a three part series of blog posts going up starting at 9AM this morning (Jan 1st, 2013) and it will continue through Jan 3rd. All three posts go up at 9AM (on their respective days) at www.youserved.com and I hope you will head over there to read it every day. The series of…

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I am so sorry, but please read this for now

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First let me apologize to my faithful readers. I have not blogged in a really long time for me and for that I apologize. I cannot begin to (nor do I have the time or energy to) express the amount of pressure and stress I am under right now with work and the multiple hats…

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The Army has a Suicide Problem

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The Army has a Suicide Problem

…and they don’t know how to fix it. This is a serious problem and the Army is desperate to try and stop it.  Don’t believe me, look at the graphic below. If that graphic doesn’t tell the story then just ask about anyone in the Army or that has been in the Army for the…

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Green on Green to go with that Green on Blue

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It seems that not only has there been a rash of Green on Blue, which I have written about extensively over the last two days but it appears that there are more and more cases of Green on Green. This is when Afghans turn on Afghans. This has happened twice that I know of in…

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