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Marines, WFP Fight Hunger in Haiti

William Lambers | Posted 10.11.2016 | Impact
William Lambers

Devastation. That describes Haiti following Hurricane Matthew's trail of destruction last week. Hundreds of people were killed by the storm and thousa...

Muslim Veteran Who Served In Iraq Finds 'Terrorist' Written On His Locker

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 09.20.2016 | Crime

“Terrorist” and “raghead.” Those are the words that Mohamed Abbas ― a 32-year-old man with health issues, a U.S. Army veteran who fought in...

Abusive Marine Officials Could Be Prosecuted Over Suicide Of Muslim Recruit

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.09.2016 | Politics

(Reuters) - A Marine Corps investigation into the suicide of a recruit in South Carolina has uncovered abuse by drill instructors, in a case that coul...

Air Force Injustice-Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Tom Carpenter | Posted 08.26.2016 | Politics
Tom Carpenter

Assume you are single, and are accused of committing sexual assault during a weekend celebrating with a group of friends in New York City. You return ...

Blue Angels Pilot Hailed As A Hero For His Actions In Tragic Jet Crash

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.03.2016 | Politics

A U.S. Marine who was killed when his Blue Angels jet crashed in Tennessee was remembered Friday as a hero and an accomplished pilot. Marine Capt. Jef...

LinkedIn for Veterans: 6 Tips for a Better Profile

Jamison Vann | Posted 06.01.2016 | Business
Jamison Vann

Did you know that 94% of recruiters use social media to find candidates for positions these days? This fact alone should make you want to think seriously about creating or updating your profile so that you're putting your best foot forward.

The Best Of Bataan

Rob Taub | Posted 05.31.2016 | Impact
Rob Taub

The USS Bataan is an amphibious assault ship commissioned in 1997 and carries multiple helicopters, harrier jets, cannons, missile systems, nearly 200...

Former U.S. Marine Describes Being Tortured For Years In Iranian Prison

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 05.11.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A former U.S. Marine who was imprisoned in Iran for over four years is suing the Iranian government after publicly disclosing details ab...

Public Lands, Charlie Mike!

Garett Reppenhagen | Posted 05.05.2016 | Green
Garett Reppenhagen

In the military, we have a term using the NATO phonetic alphabet called "Charlie Mike." It means Continue Mission. Typically used after minor setbacks...

Houston? I Had Some Problems...

Paola K Amaras | Posted 05.09.2016 | Impact
Paola K Amaras

I had to take an impromptu trip to Houston, Texas, to give a demonstration for one of my clients based here in Cleveland. They asked me to go to the G...

Vietnam Veterans Reunite 50 Years Later To Recreate Magical Photo

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.26.2016 | Good News

A half century has passed since four U.S. Marines proudly posed for a beachside snap before heading off to the Vietnam War. But the veterans managed t...

Alive Day -- the Day he Almost Died

Michael Putzel | Posted 04.08.2016 | Impact
Michael Putzel

On Friday, April 8, Max Cleland celebrates the 48th anniversary of the day he got blown up in Vietnam. "I should be dead," he told me this week. He is anything but. Cleland has made another astonishing recovery, less dramatic than that day he lost three limbs in Vietnam.

4 Tactics to Help Veterans Transition to Civilian Life

Brook Price | Posted 04.01.2016 | Politics
Brook Price

Life after the military poses a unique problem for an ex-jarhead -- mainly, how in the hell are we supposed to readjust to a civilian world after our training and experiences have made us anything but civilians? These four steps can certainly soften the blow and smooth the transition.

Fearless Is as Fearless Does -- The Journey of Marine Sgt. Rob Jones

Shandra Carlson | Posted 03.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Shandra Carlson

Having the incredible opportunity to hear Rob talk, I quickly picked up on his hard-won wisdom, gained from fearless acts performed on a daily basis. Acts most of us can't fathom. I am honored to share some of our conversation with you.

End-of-Life Care: Serving Those Who Served Our Country

Rosemary Baughn | Posted 03.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Rosemary Baughn

Doing something physical on a regular basis will increase your lung capacity, increase your sensations, and generally increase your emotional competence, especially if you pair it correctly with breath work.

This Woman Might Not Get Into The Marines Due To A Discriminatory Tattoo Policy

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.23.2016 | Politics

Kate Pimental really, really wants to join the Marines. "I love the Marine Corps. I feel like that's where I belong," the 20-year-old from Kennebunk,...

This Marine Wants To Tell The Stories Of America's Veterans. But He Needs Your Help.

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 02.15.2016 | Media

You could say The War Horse -- an ambitious new digital magazine currently raising funds on Kickstarter -- all started with a rocket-propelled grenade...

Witnessing The Positive Impact Of Yoga On Veterans

Rob Schware | Posted 02.11.2016 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas, a Marine veteran and public health researcher who is interested in finding ways to promote mental...

The Case of Monifa Sterling: How to Turn a Bad Marine into a Persecuted Christian

Chris Rodda | Posted 01.20.2016 | Media
Chris Rodda

In February 2014, Marine Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling was convicted by a court-martial of violating a number of articles of the Uniform Code of Mili...

America's Foreign Policy Test: Managing Our Allies

Justin Constantine | Posted 01.15.2016 | Politics
Justin Constantine

When it comes to foreign policy, politicians love to talk about our enemies. But the real test for America on the world stage is not our enemies, it's our allies. And the biggest challenge we face right now is how we handle a crucial one: Saudi Arabia.

Medal Of Honor Recipient Arrested On Hit-And-Run Charge

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 12.31.2015 | Politics

A 26-year-old veteran, who was awarded the military's top honor last year after taking a grenade blast in Afghanistan to save a fellow Marine, was cha...

Female Marines Can Finally Wear Locks And Twists In Their Hair

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 12.21.2015 | Black Voices

Women in the Marine Corps can now wear their hair in locks and twists as a part of their uniform for the first time ever. “For some, this change is ...

President Obama Speaks at D.C. Naturalization Ceremony

Anna Wilding | Posted 12.17.2015 | DC
Anna Wilding

It was a stunning warm winter's day in Washington, D.C. as a group of excited permanent American residents were about to become United States citizens at a naturalization ceremony.

Veterans: California Desert National Monuments Would Protect WWII History and National Heritage

Garett Reppenhagen | Posted 11.18.2015 | Green
Garett Reppenhagen

When American troops were called on to join the greatest global conflict the world has ever seen, WWII, there was a need to train new tank units under...

Make a Difference: Give Wisely on Giving Tuesday

H. Art Taylor | Posted 11.12.2015 | Impact
H. Art Taylor

I can see how charities uplift our giving spirit when they live up to standards that give us confidence in them. This is no small matter. Americans are incredibly generous. We give more than any other people on the planet.