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These Are The Badasses Who Make Up The OMEGA Teams

OMEGA OMEGA is a Joint CIA-JSOC unit of “Hunter/Killer Teams.” It’s essentially a combination of the best of the best in military operations and intelligence, with the CIA providing targeting intelligence, and JSOC (Joint Special Operations Command) providing Special Ops soldiers to do the heavy lifting. It’s the elite teams and individuals involved in these ...

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These Are The Badasses Who Make Up The OMEGA Teams2017-09-28T12:30:05+00:00

The Vet Chef: USMC Veteran Aims for Fleet of Food Trucks

USMC Veteran Kyle Gourlie spent his 20th birthday in Iraq. As the final weeks of his seventh-month tour as a machine gunner approached, the Humvee he was atop of was blown up in Ramadi. That moment derailed Gourlie’s military career but propelled him toward a civilian career he would never have anticipated. Today, Gourlie, 32, ...

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The Vet Chef: USMC Veteran Aims for Fleet of Food Trucks2017-09-21T19:20:41+00:00

Vietnam Draft Calculator Reveals If You’d Have Been Drafted

To celebrate Ken Burns’ newest documentary, “The Vietnam War,” PBS and USAToday have created a Vietnam War Draft Lottery calculator. Simply enter your birth month and day to find out if you would have been drafted for wartime service in Vietnam. Check Out USAToday’s Draft Number Calculator. A U.S. soldier turns to give instructions as firing ...

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Vietnam Draft Calculator Reveals If You’d Have Been Drafted2018-09-05T18:41:20+00:00

3 Ways to Apply Intentionality in Your Military Transition

You may be asking yourself “What is Intentionality and How Can It Help Me Leave the Military?”  Intentionality is defined as the fact of being deliberate or purposive.   In the past year, I have heard the word intentionality many times, usually on podcasts about personal finances.  This made me start thinking about whether intentionality ...

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3 Ways to Apply Intentionality in Your Military Transition2018-06-05T17:25:24+00:00

The Real Life Chuck Norris ‘Delta Force’ Dune Buggy

Let’s face it, folks, we loved the 1986 movie “The Delta Force.” And while a big part of the reason was the awesomeness that is Air Force veteran Chuck Norris, let’s face it, the motorcycles and dune buggies that packed a ton of firepower were pretty badass too. Chuck Norris and his motorcycle. He’d probably ...

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The Real Life Chuck Norris ‘Delta Force’ Dune Buggy2017-09-19T20:12:24+00:00

8 Best Industries for Veteran-Owned Businesses

Over the last 10 years, we’ve seen an influx of military veterans transitioning their skills to entrepreneurship. In fact, according to the United States Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, there are approximately 2.52 million veteran-owned businesses in the U.S. Additional statistics show the significant impact these veteran-owned businesses have on the American economy, including ...

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8 Best Industries for Veteran-Owned Businesses2018-09-05T17:35:46+00:00

New Navy Working Uniform Was Inspired By SEALs

The Navy just released information to the fleet on the fielding of its new Navy Working Uniform Type III, the pixelated green, black and brown camouflage duds that look an awful lot like the Marine Corps’ MARPAT digital cammies. This is the second camouflage uniform for the Navy in less than 10 years, and replaces the ...

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New Navy Working Uniform Was Inspired By SEALs2017-09-18T17:39:44+00:00

The Warrior Ethos Reaches Tech

Post military service, Jameel Matin gradually got comfortable with the business casual look. After all, for five years he wore a Marines’ uniform. In his closet camouflage made way for button up polos and creased slacks. Wearing the attire of a retail operations manager and research analyst, Jameel was gainfully employed in the greater San ...

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The Warrior Ethos Reaches Tech2018-06-05T17:25:32+00:00

Happy Birthday, Air Force!

Officially established in 1947, the Air Force is celebrating its seventh decade on Sept. 18. In one capacity or another, however, it’s been around since 1909, when the U.S. Army Signal Corps formed the Aeronautical Division. When World War II illustrated the value of airpower, President Truman signed the National Security Act, which not only ...

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Happy Birthday, Air Force!2018-09-05T17:35:55+00:00

5 Tech Skills Needed to Succeed in High Paying IT Jobs

If you were to believe the recruitment videos, there are only two kinds of jobs you can do in the military: combat arms (including fighting magma monsters with a sword), and the kinds of slick, high-tech work that cause an instantaneous post-training morph into respected and high paying IT Jobs the instant you walk off ...

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5 Tech Skills Needed to Succeed in High Paying IT Jobs2018-09-05T17:36:09+00:00