Author: Jacob

6 Ways to Love Your Wife From Afar

Any of us guys in the military will be quick to agree we appreciate our wives/girlfriends holding down the fort while we are away at training or deployment, but sometimes it’s hard to express that to her, especially from a distance.  We get tired, we get busy, we get focused, and sometimes it’s just plain difficult to think of a new way to say “I love you” from miles and miles away. Well, here are some ideas to help you out in expressing your love and appreciation even while gone.  Many of them can be done anywhere in the world...

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Sunglasses from

When I got the opportunity to pick some glasses from, Emileigh suggested I get some nice ones to go with my uniform.  Being nicer than the glasses I usually buy, I thought that would be a good call.  Looking extra professional while in uniform is always a win. There are some regulations for glasses that can be worn while in uniform, though, so they had to meet that.  Air Force regulations state: Eyeglasses and sunglasses may have conservative ornamentation on nonprescription sunglasses or eyeglasses, frames may be black or brown material or gold or silver wire. Brand...

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Becoming a Better Runner

Whether you are getting ready for a PT test or just trying to get into shape, running can be an important part. My coach back in the day used to tell us that you couldn’t fake being a good runner because it takes time and hark work. Although you’ve got to give it time to be a good runner, that doesn’t mean you can’t be efficient about it, too.  These tips will not shave a minute off your mile time, but they will help you avoid some common mistakes. Start today Sometimes the hardest part of running is taking the...

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Review: Corcoran Marauder Boots

Out of BMT, of course the only uniform pieces I had were the ones I had been issued, including the boots.  The boots were heavy, and they were tedious to lace in a way that felt comfortable.  I decided to buy other ones to go with my ABUs, the Corcoran Men’s 10 inch Marauder boots. One of their most obvious features is that they look different from the other boots available.  They’ve got cool suede leatherwork and look more streamlined than other designs.  (Although the newer version seems to have different colored suede pieces that don’t contrast as much.)...

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