U.S. Army photo

It looks like the U.S. Army has fully embraced the America’s legions of gamers, but don’t start freaking out about the endtimes just yet. In Operation Overmatch, an upcoming online video game developed by the service, two teams of eight soldiers take command of an assortment of tanks and armored vehicles and do battle with new and advanced war machines.

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Marine Corps photo

During a recent chat with a fellow Marine, the Marines United scandal and debate about gender within the Corps inevitably came up. We’d been catching up, talking about our families and careers, but the mention of gender brought an eye-roll from our friend.

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Photo via the Library of Congress.

You may be a badass, but you’ll never be “joining the battle of Gettysburg at the age of 69” badass. Those bragging rights belong to John L. Burns, who earned the title “the old hero of Gettysburg” after he saw the crucial battle from his house, grabbed an old musket and joined the Union line.

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Back when we were kids playing with Nerf guns and relished in the joy of pelting an annoying sibling or friend in the face with foam darts, there were two surefire ways to spoil the fun. First, you’d run out of ammo. Second, the darts you did have never hit a damn thing unless you were standing five feet from your target.

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