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Where is Chesty?

  What would happen if Chesty XV the Marine Corps mascot went missing? Did a Falcon get him? or a Goat or Mule kick him off a ledge? Chesty XV is a male English Bulldog, and is named after Chesty Puller. Puller is the most decorated Marine in Am ...

The Frontlines Comics

The Frontlines is a compilation of humorous experiences throughout 20 years of service in both the U.S. Navy and the Army. As a rescue swimmer, a helicopter pilot, and serving in special operations the military provided incredible life-changing event ...

No victory at bargain basement prices

“There is no victory at bargain basement prices.” – General Dwight D. Eisenhower   The best book I have read on Eisenhower provided me insight into his amazing ability to bluff. Apparently he was a great poker player and took ...

Spec Ops Backpack of choice for any outdoor adventure

Spec Ops Backpack In the military I was first introduced to the Gregory Mountain backpack in Special Operations. I was so impressed, and even happier that my Team issued them to us. It is a dream for any type of travel whether outdoors for recreation ...

The Spartans – Review

Sparta? what do you really know? So who doesn’t know the story of the Spartan 300? I think given the movies, books and mysticism given to the subject it is worth getting the facts. Like for one just who were the Spartans? And what made them so diff ...

Fortune Beholds the Bold

  “Fortune befriends the bold.” – John Dryden. Operation Market Garden was the largest military airdrop in history began promptly at 13:00 on the afternoon of September 17, 1944. Amazing stories and account of Operation Market Garden: ...

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