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Beeman Silver Kodiak 2 and Awesome Airguns on YouTube

I grew up with BB guns. Shot them in my garage until I was bold enough to go out back and shoot cans. I took them camping, hiking, and always had one or two when I went out to my … Continue reading

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Higher Education Web Content Strategy

Bring out your dead (content). I’ve been working with this university for a few months now and I figured that a quick write-up on what I’ve been doing might not be amiss. (Enjoy the Monty Python inspired subheadings.) Now don’t … Continue reading

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Web Content Management

I’m currently working in the Drupal CMS, and learning just how powerful the whole system is. Here’s a quick video tutorial I created for the web team I’m working with–I’ve made a few at this point, and they seem to … Continue reading

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The Army’s XM25 Does What?

XM25 looks like a barrel of fun to a former infantryman. Just looking at it makes me wonder if I got out of there a bit too hastily. What can you do with an XM25, I’m glad I asked that, … Continue reading

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Federal Resumes vs. Private Sector Resumes

There’s a huge difference between the two. My padre works for an Air Force base on A-10s–yes, it’s cool. That’s what becoming an engineer can do. Anyway, I remember when he was writing up his resume and seeing two or … Continue reading

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Great Advertising: Utopolis Cinemas

  The Utopolis advertisement is a rhetorically effective document because it successfully argues that movies are generally more fun than real life. It argues this in three ways: Your plan to reenact a romantic moment will never go the way … Continue reading

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Michael Yon

“Are our blades any good? No. Our blades are f***ing great.”

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What an intro. It reminds me of Michael Yon explaining how a soldier had put up a sign saying, “Don’t stand up here. The last guy who did got shot.” That’s how corporate communications ought to be: straight and fast. 

 

It’s knowing your audience.

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Corporate Communications

Up to this point in the internship I have written/created, co-written/co-edited the following: -Awards research document -Department meeting highlights article -Template for team assignment reports -Digital age information discretion article -Assisted edit on memos, newsletter articles, leadership communications -Leadership in … Continue reading

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Training

What an excellent opportunity this State Farm internship has been already. A big company that’s taking big strides and has an awesome set of values. I’m on a virtual team, and I’m getting some great experience.

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