SLLS: America’s Modern Method Of Waging War

Lately there’s been a myriad of internet patriots screaming for our return to Iraq. The case is for the United states to send troops and equipment back into the same country we quietly left  years ago. The purpose of this proposal is to destroy ISIS, ISIL, IS…whatever you want to call them. I’ve seen so many moto pics of guys in their living rooms, dressed in full battle-rattle, talking hard about signing up to go “back over.”

The New American Royalty: Part Three

The final article of three-part series that gives the unrestrained account of a former security specialist who guarded some of the biggest figures in the Department of State in Afghanistan. 

Women in Combat Units is Still a Bad Idea (Sorry)

Relevant issues that make full integration of women into combat units a counter-productive move.

Veteran’s Day Special

I woke up this morning and as custom, scrolled through my newsfeed. As I shuffled through old pictures of people in their uniforms, I came across a post by a well-known veteran’s page and read his update concerning Veteran’s Day.

Why Fight? Some Analytic Philosophy & A Politically Incorrect Answer

A window into the warrior subculture, via a bit of formal philosophy

Grind It Out

Life has a true lack of defining moments. We don't get the epic battle cry, or the final hard push to life happily ever after. We get a grind, a day in and day out need to work. If we want to get ahead, we have to grind it out even harder

For the Love of Grunts

It’s like having children. Big, savage, drunk children. With guns. As a medic/corpsman in a combat arms unit, your job is to do everything in your power...

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 SARC

“I think he’s just got a bloody nose, and he’s being weak. Throw him back in the pool.” Those were the first words I heard from a SARC when I was just a roper in BRC.

Muhammad Ali: Heroes Get Remembered But Legends Never Die

Muhammad Ali is dead—but the internet, Oh our precious internet, is full of life. Countering the heart-felt remembrance for Ali has been some criticism coming from places very close to and inside the military community.

 

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