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U.S. Marine Loses Two Legs in Afghanistan But Comes Back Strong with Six New Ones

Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D. | Posted 06.13.2015 | Impact
Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D.

Photograph by Stephen Wallace The day was August 26, 2011. Marine Justin Crabbe was patrolling near a dam in Afghanistan after a bomb-sniffing dog...

You Are Stronger Than You Think You Are

Justin Constantine | Posted 05.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Justin Constantine

Over the last eight years I have tried to lead from the front and serve as a role model to other wounded warriors. Not only does that ensure that I am pushing myself in the right direction, but it also motivates others around me.

Boots on the Ground: Obsolete

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 04.21.2015 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

Unless the United States is prepared to expect severe casualties to hundreds maybe thousands of our forces, we must keep boots off the ground. Our air forces are doing a reasonably effective job with so far no casualties to us, we must keep it that way.

A Wild Answer to Climate Change

Vance G. Martin | Posted 03.14.2015 | Green
Vance G. Martin

It's the start of a new year and we need new ways to get the message out there. Climate change is a threat, wilderness is necessary as a solution, and we're all better off with more of wild nature intact.

Rumsfeld: The Recalled and the Unrecalled

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

I have followed Rumsfeld's career from the '80, when I started CNN, until at least 2005, when as a guest on Fox News, I suggested that he be fired for the same reasons that Dan Rather had been fired -- he was the guy in charge when bad things were going on in his department.

Building From a Merger That Didn't Happen

Mark Tercek | Posted 03.25.2014 | Green
Mark Tercek

The following post is jointly authored by Mark Tercek, President & CEO of The Nature Conservancy and Brett Jenks, President & CEO of Rare. Last fall...

The Aftermath of Battle

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Mark Rubinstein

The "treatment" provided our veterans not only fails to help them, but creates the burden of addiction with its attendant psychic and social concerns--superimposed on smoldering PTSD.

The Amazing Adventure I Took With My Husband

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

As a spouse, it's important to remain open-minded when it comes to the ideas and suggestions posed by your partner. And so when my husband suggested we take a sailing course called 'Cruising,' I forced my face to assume a pleasant facade until he finished the pitch.

Craig Davidson: Celebrating A Soldier Story

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

A mother's pride is her greatest achievement with priceless rewards. With that, I call for continued support of new creators in the entertainment industry. We can no longer allow the media and press to dictate our perception of our children.

WATCH: Former Marine Goes From Homeless To Paralympic Athlete

Posted 08.31.2012 | Impact

One former Marine from Florida has tackled depression and disability but has yet to find an obstacle she can't overcome. Angela Madsen, 52, who be...

Community Helps Heal Vet's Severely Injured Dog

thegranbys.patch.com | Posted 05.04.2012 | Impact

This is a story about the local girl, the Iraq war veteran and the injured dog and how a community has rallied around all three. The story begins o...

How A Jewish Marine Inspires Freedom

Chava Tombosky | Posted 04.29.2012 | Religion
Chava Tombosky

When asked why Dave decided to become observant he explained that although his family did not follow many of the Jewish holidays, he clearly remembers Passover as a recurring holiday where the whole family got together.

Last Weekend's Real Tragic Death

Anthony Amore | Posted 04.15.2012 | Entertainment
Anthony Amore

Last Friday, Osbrany Montes De Oca, a lance corporal in the United States Marines, set out to begin his patrol in the Helmand province of Afghanistan....

Marine Vet Runs 100 Miles In Army Boots To Raise Money For Fallen Soldier

Macomb Patch | Posted 02.08.2012 | Impact

Dean Allen Smith runs with his boots on. A nod to his days as a Marine, Smith’s boots have trod the streets of Washington, D.C., the trails of St...

SHOCK VIDEO: Firefighter In Critical Condition After Savage Thanksgiving Assault

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.28.2011 | San Francisco

A Bay Area firefighter, single father and former Marine is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being intentionally hit with a car fol...

Radio-in-a-Box: Afghanistan's New Warrior-DJs (Part 2)

Sam Jacobson | Posted 09.17.2011 | World
Sam Jacobson

The Radio-in-a-Box is a source of news for the locals of Safar, a village in Helmand Province. Music was banned under Taliban rule, so listening to the radio is in a way an act of defiance against the recently departed regime.

What Oceans Provide

M. Sanjayan | Posted 08.07.2011 | Green
M. Sanjayan

Though we have feet not fins, we are more dependent on the oceans than you may imagine. On World Oceans Day it pays to reflect on all that our seas provide and how we can repay the many favors.

This Reef May Save Your Life

M. Sanjayan | Posted 07.24.2011 | Green
M. Sanjayan

In an era of spiraling health care costs, nature's most promising pharmacy is the only thing that is still free. We ought to take better care of it.

Happy New Year!

Tina Sloan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Sloan

Timing is everything... As I am wishing my friends, family, readers and fans a happy New Year, I am also so pleased that a wonderful film of the sam...

Man Killed After Puppy Urinated On Neighbors Lawn

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A former Marine who neighbors say obsessed over his University Park lawn is being held on $3 million bail, accused of gunning down a neighbor whose pu...

Weekly Mulch: Slick of Oil Industry Cash Gummed up Regulatory Works

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is worse than anyone thought, and the crisis will lik...

World Cup Radiates outward to our troops in Afghanistan

Tina Sloan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Sloan

Last night, I wandered into the chow hall in the evening to catch the end of the USA vs Algeria world cup game. I was surprised to find as many soldie...

Heroes on the Homefront

Christal Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Christal Smith

When a marine goes to war his whole family goes with him. Did you ever see the bumper sticker that says "The hardest job in the marines is being a marine wife?" Well, that's never been truer.

Abstracting Atlantis: Scientists Find Evidence of Mayan Underwater City

Maria Popova | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Maria Popova

Today, we sit down with architectural historian and archaeologist Jes Alexander, who spearheaded the research team that discovered what could be a piece of real-life Atlantis.

Haiti's Fish and Coral, An Untold Story Of Environmental Loss

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph B. Treaster

Some aid projects have focused on restoring the country's forests, but few have tried to fix the generations of harm that has been done to Haiti's coral, its mangroves, its beaches and, most of all, its fish.