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The Hobbit on Yadkin Road: Jewel of Fayetteville

The best things you learn in the Army you learn by word of mouth from good NCOs and officers (mostly NCOs). When I was a brand new Private in the 82nd Airborne Division, my first squad leader told me to go down to The Hobbit on Yadkin Road and get a proper cut and laminated map before I went out on my first field problem. 380 more words

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Can a soldier wear a GoPro on deployment?

Military GoPro videos, like the one above, have become pretty popular recently. Sites like “Funker350” share the videos which get passed around rapidly in the military community online. 539 more words

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Command Performance

There is a strange phenomenon you’ll notice when junior soldiers are around their leaders, especially in the first days and weeks that the leader shows up. 473 more words

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