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Best and Worst Ranking MRE Meals

A Meal, Ready-to-Eat (MRE) is a self-contained package that includes everything you need to prepare and eat the food inside. MREs are typically associated with the military, but civilians can also purchase military-grade MREs. These MREs have become popular with survivalists, glampers and preppers and are often used in humanitarian aid in disaster areas.    

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How to Show off Your Military Medals Like a Pro

Military medals, challenge coins and other paraphernalia common in the military deserve proper display. Don’t let the award you earned serving your country collect dust in a box stored in your attic. Your military achievements and memorabilia such as ribbons, tabs and medals of valor can be proudly displayed in your home or office.

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A Quick Rundown of the Army and Marine Marksmanship Badges

There are two kinds of marksmanship badges: marksmanship qualification badges and marksmanship competition badges. Both can be earned through military completion of courses and competitions, or through civilian competitions, law enforcement qualification programs and organizations such as the National Rifle Association (NRA). Currently, the Army and Marines are the only two branches of the military […]

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Celebrate Memorial Day Right!

Memorial Day is the quintessential start of summer: hot days, picnics and barbecues, spending time with family while lounging around drinking iced tea. While that is true, it is also a day of remembrance. Memorial Day is often thought to be the same holiday as Veterans Day, but is focused on remembering those who have served […]

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