Monthly Archives: February 2018

How a Boston-area cop went from a SWAT team operation during the Marathon bombings to reality TV

Billerica’s Jim Vaglica, 53, has seen a lot during his 30 years as a member of the Waltham Police Department and 16 years with a regional SWAT team. Recently, Sergeant Vaglica faced a new kind of challenge by competing on American … Continue reading

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Was I Prepared for a Reality TV Adventure Race?

Was I Prepared for a Reality TV Adventure Race? “You’ve been chosen to compete in a month long adventure race. This will be a multi-million dollar Mark Burnett production to be aired prime time on ABC. Here’s a list of … Continue reading

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How Does A SWAT Team Really Train?

 How Does A SWAT Team Really Train? It was late July and the lead story on all the local news stations was the record setting heat and humidity predicted for the day. There was a health advisory warning against any … Continue reading

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How to Build A Six Pack – Why You Have No Abs

By Jim Vaglica How to Build A Six Pack “ Why You Have No Abs” So you’ve done more leg lifts than a toll gate and you’ve spent more time in a Roman Chair than Julius Caesar but that coveted six … Continue reading

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