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This Man's Army? Women and Heroic Labor

Azita Ranjbar | Posted 09.10.2015 | Women
Azita Ranjbar

This Labor Day marks the moment that we, as Americans, really begin to think differently about heroic labor as jobs for men only.

These Are The Most Captivating Military Photos From August 2015

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 09.01.2015 | Politics

August was quite a month for the U.S. military. Servicemembers helped stop a terrorist attack on a train in France and the Army Ranger schoo...

Hardwired for Combat? First Female Army Ranger Graduates Prove Grit Beats Gender in Military Training

Lise Eliot | Posted 08.31.2015 | Women
Lise Eliot

Grit does need to be cultivated, however, and the best way to do this is through challenge and practice. No one is born capable of leading a combat patrol or marching a dozen miles with a 75-pound backpack, no matter how much testosterone is circulating in their veins.

Let's Celebrate US Army Ranger Grads Griest And Haver

Lauren C Anderson | Posted 08.21.2015 | Women
Lauren C Anderson

Let's celebrate this great achievement of Captain Griest and Lieutenant Haver. Let's pull for the remaining third woman to complete Ranger School. And let's allow them to do their jobs, as members of a team, without the media attention. They already stand as incredible role models for young women everywhere.

First Women To Graduate From The Army's Elite Ranger School

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 08.18.2015 | Politics

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Women Outperform Men on Day One of Ranger School

Charles Clymer | Posted 06.23.2015 | Women
Charles Clymer

Critics have long alleged that few women could make it past the first day, let alone the rest of the course. So, what happened?

Letter to a Young Army Ranger (From an Old One)

Rory Fanning | Posted 03.15.2015 | Politics
Rory Fanning

When I signed up for the military, I was hoping to make a better world. Instead I helped make it more dangerous. I wanted to do right by my family and my country. Looking back, it's clear enough to me that my lack of knowledge about the actual mission we were undertaking betrayed me -- and you and us.

ISIS Hostage Worked Tirelessly For Syrians

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 11.16.2014 | World

On Sunday, the Islamic State said that it had killed Abdul-Rahman Kassig, an American soldier-turned-aid worker who had dedicated himself for years to...

Women Invited To Apply To U.S. Army's Elite, All-Male Ranger School

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 09.17.2014 | Women

The U.S. Army has begun taking applications from female soldiers to be considered for enrollment into its grueling Ranger School, which previously was...

U.S. Special Forces Struggle With Record Suicides

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

By Warren Strobel TAMPA, Fla., April 17 (Reuters) - Suicides among U.S. special operations forces, including elite Navy SEALs and Army...

War Through the Eyes of an Artist

Michael Hafftka | Posted 11.07.2013 | Arts
Michael Hafftka

In 2004 Trujillo wrote about his combat experiences in the form of a book. This book is more than reportage, it is more than facts, more than history, it is a work of art, and to my mind it is mythic.

A Huge Step For Women In The Military

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.18.2013 | Women

Thirty-three years after the first women graduated from West Point and almost a full year since the introduction of body-specific armor for female sol...

David Wood

In New Memoir, McChrystal Explains He 'Tried to Steer Clear of Politics' | David Wood | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- How was it that Stanley McChrystal, a revered combat leader who reached the pinnacle of his career as the four-star general commanding t...

Mark Morgan, U.S. Army Ranger, Named #3 Pastry Chef In The World

Casemate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A U.S. Army Ranger recently claimed bragging rights as one of the top three pastry chefs in the world. When this tidbit of information leaked out in t...

Congress, the F-22 and the Monkey on Our Back

Lorelei Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lorelei Kelly

Anybody who has lived with an addict knows about denial. So it goes with Congress and defense spending. Case in point this week is the F-22, a gold-plated Cold War barnacle.