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Why North Korea Would Lose a War With the US

While it seems like the crisis in the North Korean peninsula is worsening, any attempt that Kim Jong-Un would possibly make could be quelled with just a few strikes back from the US. On paper, the public is led to believe that the North Korean military forces are ones to be reckoned with and in... Read More
18.08.17
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Watch as the US Navy Phalanx CIWS Gatling Gun Fires

Watch as the US Navy executes a live fire of their Phalanx CIWS (pronounced “sea wiz” and stands for “Close-In Weapon System”) Gatling gun. Designed by General Dynamics, the CIWS works as a defense against anti-ship missles–and fires like the A-10 Gatling gun on steroids. The CIWS is used on nearly every class combat ship... Read More
15.08.17
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5 Ways a Conflict With North Korea Could Develop

5. We strike first. While there’s an allure to this, it could be disastrous as it’s assuming North Korea has already decided to attack the US, and now it’s just a matter of time. But acting on this premise would be incredibly risky, as North Korea could merely be posturing. A preemptive strike of this... Read More
14.08.17
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Watch this Delta Force Training Video to Fuel Your Inspiration for the Day

Check out this awesome “leaked” Delta Force training video. It unfolds like a best-of action movie shots: quick draws, explosions, hostage rescues, hard and fast helicopter landings, offensive and defensive driving. All the while everyone’s looking cool, calm and like it’s just another day at the office. Bonus: Soundtrack is AC/DC’s “Shoot to Thrill” and... Read More
13.08.17
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WWII Raider Escorted by Police to Marine Corps Raiders Reunion

In June of 2017, police chief Tim Stevens pulled over 96-year-old Harold Sheffield for speeding. Having noticed the “Semper Fi” bumper sticker on Sheffield’s car, Stevens–a 20-year Marine Corps Veteran–struck up a conversation with Sheffield. Stevens learned Sheffield was a member of what was known as Carlson’s Raiders, who invaded Guadalcanal during the Pacific campaign... Read More
11.08.17
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US Navy SEALs Mistaken for Mexican Navy

On July 11, 2017, three mysterious-looking boats showed up in Dana Point Harbor (Dana Point, CA), the rumors were of two veins: The boats belonged to the Mexican Navy, or to the US Homeland Security. A reporter for The Log, a boating and fishing magazine, contacted three different agencies–Orange County Parks, the Orange County Sheriff’s... Read More
10.08.17
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US Army Troops Receive New Bulletproof Helmet

Known as the “Integrated Head Protection System” (IHPS), the helmet protects the wearer’s soldier’s entire head from injury. World War I saw the first use of helmets by US Army troops. However, they were made of simple pressed steel and were impractical. They were heavy, became hot in sunshine, and offered very little in the... Read More
09.08.17
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First Female SEAL Candidate Quits

On August 2, 2017, the first female to gain entry into the SEAL Officer Assessment and Selection program (SOAS) voluntarily quit. Becoming a SEAL officer is a long process. Graduates of SOAS are then considered in a second stage that involves a selection panel. If selected, the candidate is offered a slot at BUD/S (Basic... Read More
07.08.17
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A-10 Pilot Attacks Enemy Forces in Afghanistan to Rescue 90 Coalition Troops

Check out this awesome video about a USAF pilot who almost single-handedly saved 90 Coalition soldiers from insurgents after a long mission and when he’s nearly out of fuel. Tell us what you think in the comments below! SEALGrinderPT SEALGrinderPT Training to be a Navy SEAL? Or do you just want a kick ass 6... Read More
06.08.17
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US Navy Special Forces Zooming Around Middle East Waters in Stealth Boat

Known as the CCA Mk. 1, the boat has a stealth design (technically “low-observable”). The hull is made from composite material  and is powered by a pair of high performance engines that can operate in a manner that makes them difficult to detect, even close to the shore. The craft mall enough to air drop... Read More
05.08.17
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British Special Forces Test Bulletproof Helmets

Looking like something from Star Wars, SAS forces in the UK are testing helmets made from Kevlar that the creators say are “literally bulletproof.”(The SAS is the UK’s equivalent of the US Navy SEALs.) Dubbed “Boba Fett” helmets after the infamous character in the Star Wars movies, they come with a HUD (Heads Up Display)... Read More
04.08.17
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First Aircraft Launched on USS Gerald R. Ford With Electromagnetic Catapult System

The USS Gerald R. Ford, the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, was commissioned in July of 2017. Shortly after, the Navy , Gerald  launched and recovered its first fixed-wing aircraft, a F/A-18 Super Hornet, off the coast of Virginia, using the ship’s EMAL (Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch) system, which replaces traditional steam catapults. This has been a... Read More
03.08.17
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Air Force Sergeant Conquers His 100% Disability Rating and Returns to Full Duty

Airforce Sergeant Israel Del Toro returns back to full duty after conquering his 100% disability rating. Del Toro will also be competing in the 2017 Warrior Games after he was nearly killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan 12 years ago. Del Toro received third-degree burns over 80% of his body. While in the hospital... Read More
01.08.17
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US Navy SEAL Jocko Willink on Not Taking Criticism too Personally

“The more angry and the more personally you take some criticism, the truer it actually is. When something really bothers you, it probably really bothers you because it’s true. That’s an indicator it’s something you actually have to fix.” Check out this awesome video with Jocko Willink talking about the difference between using your ego... Read More
30.07.17
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