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The True Story Behind American Sniper

The photo above is from Kyle’s novel, ‘American Sniper.’ “Me and Taya, the love of my life and better half,” Kyle wrote. Chris Kyle was more than just a bronco rider from Texas or the deadliest sniper in U.S. history; he was a father, a husband, and a friend.(Photograph courtesy of Heather Hurt/Calluna Photography.)
March 24, 2015

By now, everybody has either seen the new Bradley Cooper movie 'American Sniper' or at least heard bits and pieces of the true story behind the deadliest sniper in American history. Chris Kyle, who completed...

Ukraine Calls for 100,000 Men

February 9, 2015

Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine are asking to gain 100,000 men in support of their rebellion against Russia. Leader Alexander Zakharchenko called upon the Ukrainian Military, after about seven mortar fire...

Nuclear Arsenal Blunders

Thirty-four Air Force officers in charge of launching nuclear weapons are suspected of cheating on proficiency tests.
January 17, 2014

On January 15, the Air Force admitted that 34 officers in charge of nuclear missiles were suspended due to cheating on monthly proficiency tests. While there were monitored practice scenarios ensuring...

North’s Swim Team Kicks Up Waves

NFHS swimmer Owen Wickman gets into position on the starting blocks vs. Riverside Military Academy.
December 13, 2013

The Swimming Raiders plunged into the Riverside Military Academy pool on Wednesday November 20th. The waves were kicked up when the girls 400 Freestyle Relay (Kaylyn Thomas SR, Elly Wagner SR, NicoleSullivan...

In Their Name: A Day of Honor

“Serving in the military is a privilege!” Major Kelly said.
November 11, 2013

Have you ever heard the phrase the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month? The majority of the people who have don't know that it originates from the signing of the armistice between the allied forces...

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