The Texas UFO crash of 1897
The Texas UFO crash of 1897

What do a farmer’s windmill, an alien funeral, and a UFO tombstone all have in common? They are all part of the amazing and almost-forgotten account of a UFO crash that occurred in Aurora, Texas in the nineties.  That is, . . . the 1890s!...

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The Pros and Cons of Military Service
The Pros and Cons of Military Service

Military recruiting stations are often humble affairs. The modest-looking storefront Army recruiting station in Hagerstown, Md., is no exception: a few cubicles, some posters, an American flag, and the seven Army values listed on the wall. The...

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Texas Rangers and Chuck Norris
Texas Rangers and Chuck Norris

Chuck Norris jokes have become as much a part of pop culture as Coca Cola.  It may come as a surprise to rising generations that the world hasn’t aways viewed Mr. Norris as a brand of jokes.  Before 2005, when Chuck Norris jokes (aka Chuck Norris...

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Surviving a Texas Winter
Surviving a Texas Winter

Winters in Texas are nothing like winters in Alaska, but they can still be long, dark, harsh, and cold—quite so depending on where you live. Winters up in the Texas Panhandle can be brutal for both man and beast. For many, the best way to get...

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Non-Judicial Punishment
Non-Judicial Punishment

Non-judicial punishment has historically been used as a tool by commanding officers and generals to handle a range of misconduct, from order violations, DUI, fraternization, to even low-level sex crimes. It is rarely offered to resolve...

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