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Health assessments make us all crazy…

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Before we deployed we all conducted a Pre-Deployment Health Assessment, this was to assess our state of health prior to deployment and to assist military healthcare providers in indentifying any present or future health care we might need. I suppose it makes sense when used as a benchmark to gauge any changes in our physical […]

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Everybody loves a winner…

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My reputation as a PT stud in the battalion is well documented. We do a lot of Crossfit and my times and numbers tend to be better than the other Marines and Sailors we workout with. However, each person has their strengths and weaknesses and I don’t always get the best of everyone. Lately, I’ve […]

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Herding Cats with Baseball Bats

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This week is a painful endurance of pre-deployment madness. Not that the things that have to get done are non-sense. It just feels like non-sense. For me this takes the form of cornering young Marines and explaining through clenched teeth the importance of getting their service record book audits completed before deployment and why doesn’t […]

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