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Civilian Military Relations

A Really Good Question

Jeff Hensley | Posted 07.17.2013 | Impact
Jeff Hensley

The vast majority of these are worthy and noble endeavors, showing veterans their service is appreciated. And yet, far too many veterans struggle with the transition to civilian life. With all these organizations offering help, how can this be?

The Most Important Reason Vets Should Vote: Politicians Don't Seem To Care

Chris Marvin | Posted 01.06.2013 | Impact
Chris Marvin

However, a growing military-civilian divide in this country leaves an impression that the veteran voter might not be as savvy as a civilian, and that candidates might not concern themselves with this population.

We've Got Your 6

Sen. Tom Harkin | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Sen. Tom Harkin

The anxiety facing veterans as they return to their communities is matched by an overwhelming sense of uncertainty back home. Our history and our American heritage demonstrated that we are at our best when we overcome adversity together.

McChrystal's Self-Inflicted Disaster Must Become Obama-Led Learning Moment

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Obama should use this mistake by McChrystal as a learning moment -- reminding the nation that the President is the Commander-in-Chief.