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The Trouble With Hosni

Will Stebbins | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Will Stebbins

The regime has not given up on Mubarak, and is resolved to fight. The critical question continues to be whether the army will fire on demonstrators if so ordered.

WikiLeaks Suspect Deployed To Iraq Despite Mental Health Concerns

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A mental health specialist recommended that the Army private accused of leaking classified material to the anti-secrecy Web site WikiLeaks not be depl...

Egypt in 140 Characters or Less: Widespread Looting All Over Cairo

Parvez Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Parvez Sharma

In a fragmented conversation on a still-functioning landline, here are my friend Fouad's bullet points.

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...

Does Bradley Manning Have Rights?

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

A few days ago, I argued about whether Manning has the right to due process and the right not to be tortured. I believe he has rights, the other contributors disagreed. Captain David Price, a viewer and a retired JAG corps member, wrote in to clarify.

Congresswoman Giffords Benefits From Civilian/Military Health Care Cooperation That Navy Attempts to Dismantle

Hal Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hal Donahue

Giffords' survival to this day is vivid testimony to the effectiveness of our Department of Defense and civilian medical communities not just to patient care but to the dissemination of information and training.

Soldiers Forced To See Chaplain After Failing Spiritual Fitness Test

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Rodda

This mandatory online test is part of the Army's Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program, a program that puts spiritual fitness on par with physical and mental fitness.

US Military Invades Las Vegas, Infiltrates CES 2011

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

The armed forces are at CES looking for new technology designed for consumers that it can co-opt for its own purposes. Let's start with some technology borrowed from rock musicians, but designed for fighters.

Army & SMU To Go At It In Armed Forces Bowl

AP | STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

DALLAS — June Jones and Rich Ellerson have another chapter to write in their long friendship. They were teammates at Hawaii in 1974, and later ...

WATCH: Army Encourages Teen With Cancer To Keep Up The Fight

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

On Christmas Eve, the U.S. Army joined in the spirit of the season to bring comfort to a young would-be solider. Austin Williams dreamed of joining t...

The F Word: Ask, Tell, Don't Kill

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Last Thursday, 131 demonstrators -- many of them veterans -- were arrested outside of the White House, protesting war.

The Army-Navy Game: Transcending Sports and Politics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

I am a liberal Democrat who is opposed to the War in Afghanistan, was against the War in Iraq, and protested against the Vietnam War years ago. I guess you could call me a pacifist. But I love watching the Army-Navy game.

3 Comments on Chairman of the Joint Chiefs' Memorandum

Hal Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hal Donahue

As the Department of Defense squanders over 1.5 Billion dollars on the less than average New Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Admiral M...

They Were Asked and They Told, But Will McCain Listen?

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karl Frisch

Decisive findings on DADT will likely mean nothing to those opposed to lifting the ban on gays in the military, including John McCain, who is now serving out his twilight years as the nation's elder, bitter, not quite statesman.

As Celebrity Rehab 4 Begins, Dr. Drew Speaks Out About Dating, Addiction, Fame and Adam Carolla

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joshua Kors

The last five years, Dr. Drew has pushed forward at full-speed, writing a best-selling book, treating addicts at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, teaching psychiatry at USC's medical school, and producing his VH1 reality show.

U.S. Army Is Fighting ... Fat? New Focus On Health Foods, Fitness At Basic Training

AP | ALAN SCHER ZAGIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. — At Army training sites across the nation, the mess hall is beginning to look different. Milk and juice dispensers are r...

Army Awards $250 Million Contract To Tiny, Inexperienced Firm Due To 'Alaska Native' Status

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In summer 2008, the U.S. military had a major problem. More than 2,400 service members had reported being sexually assaulted the previous year, and th...

Notre Dame-Army a Blast From the Past in the New Yankee Stadium

Joe Lapointe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Lapointe

The college football game between Notre Dame and Army in Yankee Stadium Saturday night was a revival of an old rivalry -- church vs. state in a new sports palace built for baseball royalty.

POLITICAL ART: Photography And 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' In Santa Monica

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

From President Obama to Sen. John McCain to pop star Lady Gaga, numerous politicians and celebrities have weighed in on the debate surrounding the mil...

Just What, Exactly, is the Army for?

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christina Patterson

If politicians still want to strut and fret their hour upon that stage, perhaps they could find a way of doing it that doesn't involve the wilful loss of quite so many lives.

Walter Reed Closure Begins; Wounded Warriors Surge

Hal Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hal Donahue

As a truly world class rehabilitation facility closes at Walter Reed, that facility is being replaced by fragmented and geographically separate facilities. Now care for our combat wounded is about to suffer further.

The Veterans' Trust Fund

Tom Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Andrews

2010-11-11-gt.jpgIf you are looking for a truly meaningful way to observe Veterans Day, watch this short film.

The F Word: Time to Stop Making Nice to Military

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

President Obama's go-slow approach to ending "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" discrimination in the military has left repeal on life support in a lame-duck ses...

Veterans Day 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In honor of Veterans Day 2010, we've gathered images and profiles of incredible United Stated soldiers who have received the coveted Congressional Med...

AWOL Soldier Returns On Veterans Day

AP | KRISTIN M. HALL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — AWOL soldier Jeff Hanks said he walked away from the Army in the middle of a deployment to Afghanistan because his problems w...