Rob Jones Blog: Forged

The traditional katana is widely considered the finest sword in the world, and is the measuring stick against which all blades are compared. If one desires to own a katana, there are two different paths that one can take to achieve this. One can travel to Japan, and find a Japanese swordsmith who uses tamahagane...
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Rob Jones Blog: Hide and Seek

After having spent the first two months of our deployment operating in and around Delaram, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines and its attached combat engineers passed off their responsibilities in the area to the Georgian Army, and moved to a place where they could finally hit the Taliban where they lived. We were...
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Rob Jones Blog- Energy

Energy, from a physical standpoint, is what drives everything in our lives. The sun’s rays allow plants to perform photosynthesis, which allows the energy to be transferred to animals via digestion, who are then consumed by other animals, and the energy is again transferred. Human beings fit into either step two or step three of...
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Local Auto Body Technicians Volunteer Personal Time To Refurbish, Donate Wheelchair-Accessible Van to Help Combat-Wounded Veterans

FAIRFAX, VA (August 6, 2015) – Sgt. (Ret.) Matthew Pennington, a U.S. Army veteran who lost his left leg and incurred severe damage to his right leg while serving in Iraq, is one of many representatives of the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes who will now have access to a newly refurbished wheelchair-accessible van donated...
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Rob Jones Blog- Bronze

“Australia. Great Britain. China. France. United States. Italy. Attention.” The announcer in the starting tower gave the commands for which we had all been waiting. The starting dock stretched perpendicularly across the racecourse like an E with three extra legs. At the end of each leg floated a boat. My partner, Oksana, and I were...
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