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Iraq and Afghanistan War

No Victor, No Vanquished and Work Together

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 10.19.2014 | Politics
Allen Schmertzler

Finally, after six years as commander in chief, Obama may have just articulated his guiding inner vision of leadership during an interview the other day with journalist Thomas Friedman.

Moving Forward

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 11.11.2011 | Politics
Paul Rieckhoff

Part of Never Forget is Moving Forward. We honor the fallen that way, whether they fell in the towers, at the Pentagon, Shanksville, or on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan. And if you're not sure how, or not sure you're ready, find a veteran and ask him or her to help.

Defense Budget Cost-Cutters: Know Thy Patient

Dorian de Wind | Posted 10.21.2011 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

While all Americans must be called to sacrifice in these tough times, and while certain reforms in the system are called for, let us remember the sacrifices that are already inherent in a military career.

Veterans of Foreign Wars: Meeting the Needs of a Changing Membership

Dorian de Wind | Posted 06.13.2011 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

Veterans who are finally returning home from arduous combat duty in far-away places after long absences from their loved ones have different needs than the older, established veterans.