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Buffalo Soldiers, buffalo soldiers ww2

The History of the Buffalo Soldiers and 3 Decades of Hazard on Horseback

The formation of the 9th and 10th cavalries happened in August of 1866. Comprised mostly of African-American enlisted men, the

Fight Against ISIS

What the Fight Against ISIS Is Actually Like on the Iraqi Frontlines

Here, author Mitch Utterback returned to Iraq alone and reunited with his former Iraqi special operations teammates to document their

BUDS Training US Navy SEAL

What BUDS Training Is Like Through the Eyes of a US Navy SEAL

It’s been a hell of a ride thus far. I graduated from BUDS (Basic Underwater Demolition SEAL training) back in

Harlem Hellfighters In Battle

The All-Black Harlem Hellfighters Were the Fiercest Warriors in WWI

In the early days of World War I, France experienced heavy fighting with Germany. In dire peril of defeat, they

DSS Agent

How a DSS Agent Survived Multiple Al-Queda Assassination Attempts

I’ve known Randall Bennett for more than a decade now. It’s great to not only finally be able to share

Rob Riggle, Skillset Cover

Q&A With Rob Riggle on Life in Combat Before Making It in Hollywood

The struggle is real. Picking a cover story for Skillset is a very difficult thing to accomplish. The process normally

How To Tell If Lying

Human Behavior: How to Tell When Someone Is Lying to You

How to tell when someone is lying has challenged the human species for generations. Many misconceptions and fallacies exist when

grenade types

5 Grenade Types and How To Properly Throw Them

“Close” only counts in horseshoes, women and hand grenades. Gather round and take a knee. It’s time to get schooled

Interrogation Techniques, spy tactics

Interrogation Techniques 101: How to Tell if Someone Is Full of Shit

Have you ever been sitting with someone over dinner and as this person was telling you something, you thought to

Bass Reeves, US Marshal, Invincible Marshal

Bass Reeves: The Story of the Slave Turned Invincible Marshal

No body camera, no radio, no taser and no nice air-conditioned vehicle: with just two Colt .45s, a Winchester rifle,