Community in our DNA: Older Days Made Better Ways

So I recently moved to South Florida. Haven’t seen Lil Wayne or the Bang Bus yet, but there are the super models and the...

Redeployment: Truth Found in Fiction

Unlike the beloved Commandant’s Reading List, we here at OAF Nation feel one’s reading level is determined more by grey matter and curiosity—not things...

Martyrdom of a Mutt

That first day in Vietnam they snag a batch of us young imbeciles Herd us into one of those mandatory oh-rientating lectures war hygiene...

Rock Bottom: Self-Retribution Through Self-Purification

So this is where you are. Rock bottom AF. I say YOU because you are the one who set my world on fire... while watching...

Getting Drunk On The Past

Last month, my social media newsfeeds erupted in applause over our incursion into Syria. US Army Rangers charged forward in Strykers proudly displaying enormous...

The Pistol Circus

My War Journal into the PISTOL CIRCUS May 15: The SOF life the Hard Way: Saying goodbye to your issue...Saying good bye, maybe forever to...

Marine Photo Scandal; Truth Is Rarely PC

Recently America was made aware of a photo scandal involving the US military. At the height of it, explicit pictures of female service members...

The Tiger in the Lotus

The dead are only seen by the dying They all shut eyes together. Victors won they travel to the Halls of Vahalla. Carried by the...

Stay Savage

"Teach me to breathe, don’t let me think” -Every Time I Die In 1868, the United States and the Lakota Nation of the Sioux Tribe...

Dude, Where’s My Hero Worship?: An Open Letter to Bro-Vets

Can we stop applauding veterans every time they derail discussions about social problems by redirecting the narrative back to veteran issues? Yes, the VA...

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