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5 everyday Items you need to have on you
Regardless of whether you’re a construction worker, a corporate CEO, salesman, or lumberjack, there are a few critical items you should carry on your person at all times. I’m not talking about a wallet, keys, or cell phone. Those are obvious. I mean a few simple things that could mean the difference between success and failure in a survival situation
10 things you didn’t know you could do with a Leatherman multi-tool
As anyone who has ever served in the military or enjoys outdoor activities will tell you, the Leatherman multi-tool should be a mandatory piece of kit.
Going back to school on the GI Bill? Learn from those who did it the hard way
If you’re an active-duty member of the military with some spare time for education or a recently-transitioned vet, chances are you’re looking to spend that sweet Post-9/11 GI Bill money you’ve been hearing about your entire career. As one of the best benefits offered to service members, the bill gives eligible troops up to 36 months of education benefits and covers a range of things, including tuition fees, housing, books, and supplies.
What makes a military watch a military watch?
If anyone knows the importance of time, it’s a military service member. Formations, meetings, training events, combat synchronization — our life is literally controlled by the clock
Your guide to choosing the weapon above your paygrade
Believe it or not, National Opinion Research Center survey data shows that gun ownership is actually declining among late-teens and people in their early –20's, the demographic most military recruits are now pulled from. This has resulted in a large number of people entering military service with little to no experience handling firearms.
Are you ready for your next chapter? Think Nashville
For some veterans, the thought of leaving the service can be incredibly difficult. Many wonder if they’ll ‘make it’ on the outside, and be able to support themselves and their loved ones. On top of that, many military members are second or third generation, which means they’ve spent their entire lives in a sort of nomadic state, moving from one base to another every few years. I spent 10 years in the Army and came from a military family; by the time I finally chose to ditch the combat boots, I’d moved 28 times.