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Dad’s Christmas Card To Bi Daughter Shows What Pride Is All About

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 12.27.2016 | Queer Voices

A dad in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio is beaming with pride. When Dakotah Whitcomb, who is bisexual, asked her parents for a pride flag for Christmas this yea...

Open Letter to Sec of Defense Ash Carter: Please Stop G-RAP Injustice

Darron T. Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics
Darron T. Smith, Ph.D.

The lead generation program was instituted in 2005 to quickly fill the ranks during a time of multiple overseas combat obligations. And it was successful in bringing the National Guard back to its end strength.

Sport and Society for Arete-Catching Up

Richard Crepeau | Posted 05.31.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

As I mentioned previously it seems as if there are always some bizarre or hilarious developments in the world of sport while I am out of touch. A few days ago I reported on my experiences watching hockey in Russia. Now I want to revisit what many of you will consider old news.

For Iraq Veteran Saif Khan, Supporting Veterans Means Action

Ravi Chaudhary | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics
Ravi Chaudhary

We should never forget that the freedoms we sometimes take for granted in our nation were paid for in lives. I recently met a veteran who embodies this spirit and more.

Downsizing Does Not Have to Compromise Defense

Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr. | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics
Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr.

In the new era of austerity we face, it is imperative that the critical role of the Reserves and National Guard be understood and appreciated.

Veterans Bring Leadership, Tenacity, To Civilian Workforce

Mark Rogers | Posted 07.24.2013 | Impact
Mark Rogers

When you enter the workforce, there is not one thing from the military that you disregard. You understand followership, you understand leadership, you understand getting the job done, whatever it takes. Now all you have to do is plug in the job. The leadership infrastructure has been built.

GOP Governor's Husband Moving

Summerville Patch | Shawn Drury | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics

Michael Haley, husband to South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, was notified on Monday that he received orders for deployment in Afghanistan. The deploymen...

Military Wife: I Thought We Would Be Happy When My Husband Came Home

Bill Nelson | Posted 06.16.2012 | Impact
Bill Nelson

In 2006, Staff Sgt. David McCaulla, a truck commander and gunner with the Army National Guard, returned from Iraq to a wonderful homecoming. A few wee...

Home Front Is Hannah's Modern Day War Story

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.02.2012 | Home
Jackie K. Cooper

Home Front will grab you and enchant you in a variety of ways. It will also amuse you, anger you, and involve you emotionally.

Andrea Stone

Charlie Morgan Takes Battle With DOMA To Capitol Hill | Andrea Stone | Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Charlie Morgan, the lesbian National Guardsman who is battling Stage IV breast cancer and the Defense of Marriage Act that would deny su...

Andrea Stone

Meeting Set For Boehner Aide, Lesbian Guardsman With Cancer | Andrea Stone | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The lesbian National Guardsman whose fruitless effort to secure an audience with someone in Speaker of the House John Boehner's office w...

Andrea Stone

Lesbian Guardsman Battling Cancer To Tell Boehner Staff That Her Wife Deserves Benefits | Andrea Stone | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A lesbian National Guardsman -- who is fighting Stage IV breast cancer and who fears time is running out for overturning the Defense of ...

John Celock

New York Pol Admits To Falsifying FIre Department Leave Request | John Celock | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

The newly-elected county executive of Albany County, N.Y., admitted he took time off from his job as a local firefighter to campaign, not for National...

New Hampshire Senator Presses Military On Same-Sex Rights

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A New Hampshire senator is joining the fight to amend federal legislation which initially barred a returning National Guard member from bringing her s...

Paying Tribute to a Fallen Friend

Rep. Bruce Braley | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics
Rep. Bruce Braley

Most of us -- if we're lucky -- meet a handful of people in our lifetime who change the way we look at life, and the way we think about ourselves. Andrew Connolly is one of those people who changed my life.

WATCH: Ind. Disabled Soldiers Left Without Income, Waiting For Funds

Posted 08.16.2011 | Impact

When Dustin Boyce tried to chase down a disability check that never came this month, he was simply told he'd eventually get paid. Boyce is one of 20 ...

Amanda Terkel

Dan Choi Ordered To Repay Military $2,500 After DADT Discharge | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Under don't ask, don't tell (DADT), not only does an openly gay service member get kicked out of the military, but he or she may have to...

Bay Area Food Bank Helps Alabama Families Affected By The Oil Spill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In Bayou La Batre, Alabama, fishermen are forced out of work by the BP oil spill, leaving numerous families without income. To meet the immediate nee...