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Black Lives That Mattered--And Still Do

Michael Putzel | Posted 12.08.2016 | Impact
Michael Putzel

VETERANS DAY, 2016--They were a band of brothers, a tiny one, but proud. The ranks of military aviation have remained overwhelmingly white for decade...

'Price' Book Among 'Best of the Best'

Michael Putzel | Posted 12.31.2016 | Books
Michael Putzel

Foreward Reviews, a quarterly magazine focused on books published by independent publishing houses, selected The Price They Paid: Enduring Wounds of War by Michael Putzel (Trysail Publishing 2015) as one of only four works of nonfiction favored by its reviewers as the best books of 2015.

The Hardest Part

Michael Putzel | Posted 10.06.2016 | Books
Michael Putzel

During a "Chat with Champions" book talk at Skidompha Library in Damariscotta, Maine, a person in the audience asked what was the hardest part of writing The Price They Paid: Enduring Wounds of War.

Memorial Day

Michael Putzel | Posted 05.25.2016 | Impact
Michael Putzel

Names on the wall...

Stop Freaking Out About Ebola and Support the Troops (A Note From a Military Girlfriend)

Briana Murphy | Posted 12.17.2014 | Impact
Briana Murphy

We, as citizens of this incredible nation, must rise to the task of supporting those who will be at the front lines of eradicating Ebola. Our Soldiers are representing America in a noble mission that is difficult and necessary in order to protect our country and the greater global society.

The Day After Christmas -- Let Us Not Forget

Dorian de Wind | Posted 02.25.2013 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

Let us not forget that there are still so many homes and entire communities where Christmas will never be the same until all out troops are home.

U.S. Military History In Belgium

Andy Kutler | Posted 02.02.2013 | Travel
Andy Kutler

if asked about the bloodiest fighting in American history, few would likely point to a tiny Belgian hamlet called Bastogne, just across the border from Luxembourg.

COIN: A Smashing Success?

Nick Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nick Mills

Our mission should be aimed at empowering the Afghans, not overpowering them. And that doesn't mean simply empowering the Afghan military.

Obama's Wars

Nick Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nick Mills

Insider journalist Bob Woodward has struck again, this time with Obama's Wars. The title itself seems like a bit of Republican disingenuousness, as it was George W. Bush who started both wars.

'Band Of Brothers' Author Stephen Ambrose Accused Of Fabricating Material For Eisenhower Biography

The Guardian | Paul Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

His book Band of Brothers - which chronicled the exploits of one company of US airborne troops in second world war Europe - was turned into a highly p...

General Petraeus Joins Troops Diagnosed With Cancer

R. B. Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
R. B. Stuart

In 2003 General Petraeus led the troops into the massive battle of "shock and awe" in Operation Iraqi Freedom. The 101st Airborne was the first to pav...

Sentencing of Steve Green in Abeer Death, Command Structure In Iraq

Gail McGowan Mellor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gail McGowan Mellor

Enlisted people moreover are only one dimension. The truly dangerous distortion is at the top, in the command structures.

"Sister Soldier: A Chronicle of Life After Iraq" - Part I

R. B. Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
R. B. Stuart

My sister Fran's cancer appeared at the beginning of January. She felt tired, bloated, and had an unusual feeling of fullness, and immediately thought her term in Iraq was the culprit.