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There's nothing like the smell of a long workout poorly masked by the powdery fresh scent of a baby wipe. It's like perfume on a pig. But now, thanks to the innovative efforts of Bravo Sierra and their new approach to hygiene, whether you're in the field or at the gym, you can wash away the smell without needing water.
Thousands of service members understand that when you're downrange, the only option for a shower might be baby wipes. While these do offer some relief, let's be honest: they were never meant to clean the entire body of an adult. Bravo Sierra understood that challenge and developed their own body wipes that are extra-thick, biodegradable and kill 99.9% of bacteria in 60 seconds. Best of all with their refreshing woody scent, they smell like an adult male should, not a baby's ass.
Bravo Sierra recently partnered with Task & Purpose to put on Bootcamp Burnout on December 13th at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan. Participants went through a rigorous fitness circuit to ensure they were nice and sweaty and afterwards, were given Body Wipes. The result? Let's just say they showered Bravo Sierra with praise.
This post was sponsored by Bravo Sierra.
December 16 marks the anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. This is the story of Medal of Honor recipient Pfc. Francis S. Currey, whose actions helped save the flank of his entire battalion from advancing German soldiers at Malmedy.
Combat engineers are very yin and yang, always building this then destroying that, responsible for creating building bases, bridges and roads and destroying enemy land mines, barricades and fortifications. Sappers, as they're often called, are basically construction workers with guns, ready to pick up a shovel or a rifle at any moment.
U.S. Army combat engineers have played a pivotal role in every war of the last century, and that role that has changed drastically with each new conflict. During the Korean War, sappers they were instrumental in slowing down the North Korean advance in the early days of the war by destroying bridges. The "tunnel rats" of Vietnam were tasked with clearing the infamously complex tunnel systems that the enemy used for transporting troops and equipment, facing hand grenades, traps and the constant threat of a cave-in.
During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, combat engineers took on a new role: helping rebuild the infrastructure, including schools and hospitals, and filling the gaps of the understaffed EOD teams. Engineers are often given the role of route clearance, which is critically important given the enemy's fondness for land mines and IEDs.
Watch the video above to learn about the unique role combat engineers have played throughout every major war — and find out exactly where the term 'sapper' comes from in the first place.
The new Call of Duty Modern Warfare takes gaming to a new level. In fact, it's the best damn video game of 2019 (in my humble opinion).
You can watch video of the awesome gameplay for CoD above, and make sure to follow the Task & Purpose team on Twitch here.
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A system that intercepts enemy rockets and a brand-new munition? Tank you very much.