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Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark: A Comprehensive Intro to Night Vision Devices

Night vision devices, or NODs (Night Optical/Observation Devices), were once considered too costly for consumer use. Recently, they’ve not only… View Article

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Ranger School is Dead, but Not for the Reasons You Think

Ranger School as we knew it is dead and the price paid is still to be determined. That’s right, Ranger… View Article

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The Language of Espionage: Signs, Countersigns and Recognition

When the moon is full, the tide is high. For me, some of the most memorable signs and countersigns come… View Article

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Operation Gratitude: Donating Handmade Gifts to Deployed Troops

Back in 2011 I first learned about Operation Gratitude and their year round mission to “to lift spirits and meet… View Article

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Squawk Box Broadcast 014: Crazy Military Ideas, The Open Road and Enjoying Nature

The Squawk Box Broadcast aims to highlight a few of the stories that have caught our attention recently. It’s also… View Article

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Military History: Examining the Elite Axis Waffen SS and Finnish Guerrillas

“If you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles.” – Sun Tzu,… View Article

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Thoughts from the Master Chief: Why it’s Never Too Late to Apply for your VA Benefits

Editor-in-Chief’s Note: I’d like to extend a warm welcome to my Uncle, Master Chief Doug Berger, USN, Retired, who with a… View Article

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Adapting a Military Comms Plan to Civilian Life for Brevity, Clarity and a Little Fun

Day to day communication in the military differs greatly from that of civilian life. For instance, in the military everything… View Article

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How to Use Patrolling Tactics to Move as a Team

It’s always the same story in action movies, the bad guy is walking around his home or the courtyard outside… View Article

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POW/MIA: Remembering Those Who Still Wait

Today, September 19th, 2014, marks America’s National POW/MIA Recognition Day that started over 30 years ago to bring awareness to… View Article

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