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An American in Morocco

“You deserve a vacation. So there!”  After almost two years of COVID hell, one of my dear friends, Winnie, realized that I was in dire need of a break.  She had recently started working for a travel agency specializing in Moroccan tourism, and her company wanted to send her to Morocco for two weeks to …

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Tribe Kids: January 2022 Details

Tribe Kids: Seek Growth The theme for January is “Seek Growth.” This month we are focusing on fostering a growth mindset in children by encouraging them to set goals both big and small; to learn from their failures and grow. In order to encourage children to set big goals, we’ve chosen two amazing stories to …

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GORUCK Tribe: January 2022

Here is a rundown on all details for January 2022: Risk The world keeps going round and round, and if we’re not careful that’s all we’ll end up doing, too. Day after day, the choices that matter the most can escape us. We overthink the truth, we rationalize the distractions, and we doubt whether we’re …

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Developing Ballistic Trainers

After the successful development of GORUCK’s very first footwear item, The MACV-1, the jungle boot team was back together for a new challenge: a training shoe. Spearheaded by Paul Litchfield, shoe dog and inventor of the Reebok Pump, they were ready to break the rules. BEGINNING CONCEPTS Our goal was to create the best functional …

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The History of Merino Wool

Wool has been a clothing staple for our military and outdoor enthusiasts for hundreds of years and our earliest soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines all relied on wool for their uniforms. It is still seen in their dress uniforms, combat uniforms, and barracks wool blankets with the US Insignia. But there was a time when …

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