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  • You’re a Bad Person

      By Jack Mandaville You are a hypocrite. That means you’re a poser, have little to zero integrity, and cannot be trusted. You’re an uncleanable stain on the advancement of the...

  • Training, Hazing or Abusing?

      By RU Rob Hazing has been a rite of passage in the military from its inception. Earning the right to wear a badge, or become a member of an elite...

  • Top 3 Ways to Use Your Military Leadership Experience in the Civilian World

      By RU Twisted A military-to-civilian transition is difficult for many. Translating the skills you acquired in places like Iraq and Afghanistan to working for Initech can be nearly impossible. So...

  • Can Stolen Valor Cause a War? The Curious Case of Pryam Farll.

      By Ragnar Musashi In my travels through social media, I may have—by complete accident—stumbled upon one of the greatest cases of Stolen Valor I’ve ever seen. I found this guy...

  • Warfighters Seeking Purpose

      By Kerry Patton For over a year, I passively removed myself from the veteran community. I became engrossed with my new life after a long transition from years of wearing...

  • Trust Me, You Don’t Know Hate

      By Mad Medic So let’s talk about hate. I’m not talking about what you think your political opponents feel towards the group that you think is special this election cycle...

  • The Rhino Den Guide to Avoiding Workplace Violence

      by Paul J. O’Leary We live in what increasingly seems to be a more violent world where workplace violence and the continued proliferation of Nickelback and Justin Bieber music coming...

  • Why “22” Will Never Change

      By Anonymous Ever noticed how much the internet is abuzz about suicide? Every day you can visit any social networking platform and read at least one article about either a...

  • Bad Paper or Deserved Discharge?

      By Toby Nunn I keep hearing the term “Bad Paper” in the sense that those who have Other Than Honorable Discharges deserve the same access to benefits especially for mental...

  • Victim or Victor

      By Josh Gagnier We are not special and we are not owed anything. You are the only one responsible for your situation. “I don’t want to be a product of...

  • US, Syria, and Russia: What do we know?

      By RU Twisted Events are unfolding quickly, as these things usually do. So this is going to be quick and dirty about what we know–and, just as importantly, what we don’t...

  • The Multiple Cradle Launcher is Stupid

      By Kevin Wilson One of the many upsides to the community of writers that produces content for The Rhino Den and Unapologetically American is that we have a diverse array...

  • Nude Scandal: It’s Your Fault, Too

      By Ragnar Musashi No one enters the military as a blank slate. We all go in shaped by 18+ years of living in the communities and overall society we come...

  • Send nudes: USMC Scandal Perfect Depiction of Societal Problem

      By Sergeant Sunshine March is Women’s History Month, with March 8 recognized as International Women’s Day. But what topic has taken over the military headlines? Marines posting nude photos of...

  • A Good Policy for Bad Paper: Veterans to Receive Mental Health Benefits from the VA

      By Paul J. O’Leary According to David Shulkin, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, the VA will begin offering mental health services for veterans who left the military with other-than-honorable discharges....

  • Dear Politicians, Stop Making the Military a Pawn in Your Public Chess Game

      By Chuck Porter I’m going to catch hell for this, but I need to say it. I wish that politicians would stop using the military as political props. Without a...

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