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WATCH: What It's Like To Be A Soldier's Wife

OWN | Posted 11.25.2012 | OWN

In the latest episode of "Married to the Army: Alaska," the colonel's wife, Yolanda Goins, silently endures her own emotions. With her husband -- the ...

EXCLUSIVE HOME VIDEO: An Army-Family Thanksgiving

Posted 11.22.2012 | OWN

The new OWN docu-series "Married to the Army: Alaska" may have gotten off to a rocky start with some discord among the wives, but this exclusive home ...

The Real Scandal Involving Generals

Robert Greenwald | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

How can we be sure the Department of Defense is receiving unbiased counsel from retired officials whose livelihoods now depends on maximizing profits for their new employers?

WATCH: Trouble Brews On The Homefront For Alaska Army Wives

OWN | Posted 11.19.2012 | OWN

What happens when the spouses of seven soldiers gather together for a wives' lunch at the home of the highest-ranking wife in the brigade? Tensions...

SNEAK PEEK: The First 5 Minutes Of Oprah's New Reality Show

Posted 11.18.2012 | OWN

In the premiere of the new OWN docu-series "Married to the Army: Alaska," you will meet seven women who are members of a unique sisterhood. Some have ...

Why I Understand Paula Broadwell

Gina Barreca | Posted 01.16.2013 | Women
Gina Barreca

In my day, I've had crushes on pretty much every guy I looked up to, worked for or whose class I attended -- even the ones who looked like extras fromIronweed. There was no common denominator between them except for the fact that they all ran the show.

Join the Army

Jonathan Richards | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

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Oprah's New Reality Show: 'You Have Never Seen Anything Like This' (VIDEO)

OWN | Posted 11.15.2012 | OWN

With the OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Oprah says she's always looking to take reality television to a new and meaningful level. OWN's new series, "Marr...

Hidden In Plain Sight: Moral Injury As A Wound Of War

Gabriella Lettini, Ph.D. | Posted 01.12.2013 | Religion
Gabriella Lettini, Ph.D.

This Veteran's Day, let's honor veterans and all people affected by war by striving to understand and address moral injury and the ever-lingering and far reaching consequences of war. The process of healing cannot start unless we can engage what truly ails us.

Nation Pays Tribute To Veterans Day (PHOTOS)

AP | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

BY CHRISTINA HOAG, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES — From sea to shining sea, the nation paid tribute to its members of the armed services Sunda...

A Veterans Day Tribute to Those Who Are Still Coming Home - from Vietnam, Korea, WWII and WWI

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 01.09.2013 | Impact
Megan Smolenyak

Though many don't realize it, "no man left behind" is much more than an expression. The U.S. military genuinely does all it can to recover soldiers from all conflicts, and for more than a decade, I've had the privilege of contributing to cases pertaining to WWI, WWII, Korea and Southeast Asia.

The Few, the Proud, the Infantilized

Bruce Fleming | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
Bruce Fleming

The military is downsizing, and the federal budget is under scrutiny. Do military service academies deserve to continue?

Andrea Stone

Why Bad Generals Don't Get Sacked Anymore

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the country chooses a president Tuesday, a timely new book by a veteran military writer makes the case that it is now easier to s...

David Lohr

Soldier In Afghanistan Watched Wife Have Oral Sex With Teen Girl Via Skype, Police Say

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.25.2012 | Crime

A military wife has been accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl as her husband watched via a live stream in Afghanistan. Shawn Raymo, 22, a...

David Wood

A Decade Of Combat Makes Veterans More Skeptical Of Presidential Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Veterans and military families are no longer the dependable core of support for Republicans that they were for generations. Seared by...

Conflict Heats Up Over Shooting Suspect's Bold Claim

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

FORT WORTH, Texas — A military appeals court will hear arguments next week before deciding if an Army psychiatrist charged in the Fort Hood shoo...

Andrea Stone

Soldiers Say Army Chaplain Turned Suicide Prevention Class Into Prayer Meeting

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

During an Army-wide stand down for suicide prevention sessions, a Christian chaplain in Texas improperly led rookie soldiers in a candlelight prayer, ...

Manning Claims Speedy Trial Violation In WikiLeaks Case

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

HAGERSTOWN, Md. -- An Army private charged with sending reams of U.S. secrets to WikiLeaks claims lengthy delays have violated his right to a speedy t...

U.S. Army General Charged With Forcible Sodomy

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER and LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- An Army brigadier general who served five combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan has been charged with forcible sodomy, multiple cou...

New Armor For Female Soldiers... Finally!

Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.20.2012 | Women

Exciting news! A new body armor prototype designed specifically for women is being field-tested by troops in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, the Florida Tim...

Psychological Wounds Take Toll on Post-9/11 Veterans

Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D. | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact
Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D.

Many of those who have served on behalf of our nation will need our help as they transition home to our communities. The mental health providers who work with service members and veterans across the country every day hear it firsthand.

Military Combats 'Racial Holy War' Issue In Its Own Ranks

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

By Daniel Trotta FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Aug 21 (Reuters) - They call it "rahowa" - short for racial holy war - and they a...

The U.S. Army Reports Record High Suicide Rates for July

Kate O'Gorman | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics
Kate O'Gorman

Without regularly updated data, it's not only impossible to track how many veterans and active-duty service members are committing suicide, but also difficult to judge the effectiveness of the mental health programs in place to prevent it.

Tragic Stats Revealed On Army Suicides

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Suicides among active-duty soldiers in July more than doubled from June, accelerating a trend throughout the military this year that has...

Judge Refuses To Delay Fort Hood Trial

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

FORT HOOD, Texas — The Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly Fort Hood shooting rampage must enter pleas in the case before his trial begins n...