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Alex Cornell du Houx | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
Alex Cornell du Houx

The men and women of our military have, with skill and bravery, brought Iraq back from the brink. Today, they can all be proud of what they've accomplished and overjoyed to be coming home.

Marines Promoted Inflated Story For Medal Of Honor Winner

McClatchy Newspapers | Jonathan S. Landay | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With Dakota Meyer standing at attention in his dress uniform, sweat glistening on his forehead under the television lights, President Ba...

Defense Cuts Could Mean More Than A MIllion Lost Jobs Over Next Decade

Posted 12.14.2011 | Business

(David Alexander) - Defense cuts that begin in the 2012 budget will ultimately cost up to 800,000 jobs, and additional spending reductions could push ...

Semper Fi and Always Faithful

Andrew Lubin | Posted 02.08.2012 | Impact
Andrew Lubin

I think he understands -- until he asks me again, "Will my dad have to go back to Afghanistan?" and it's "always faithful" that enables me to smile at him and quietly explain again.

Marines and Toys for Tots: A History

Beth Crumley | Posted 02.08.2012 | Impact
Beth Crumley

2011-12-09-Screenshot20111209at4.16.59PM.jpg These are difficult economic times for many, and there are far too many children who will do without this holiday season. During this magical time of year, please be generous.

The "Psychological Projection" of the ACLJ

Chris Rodda | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

n an article yesterday on the ACLJ website, specifically going after Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), David French puts the 'poor bullied Christians' spin on the Pendleton cross controversy.

82-Year-Old Marine Vet And 'Spam Czar' Sends Thousands Of Care Packages To Soldiers

Posted 12.05.2011 | Impact

Receiving a package from home loaded with treats when you’re thousands of miles away can mean a lot to a soldier, especially if it contains good old...

The Camp Pendleton Cross: The Facts vs. What the "Persecuted" Christians Are Saying

Chris Rodda | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Religious neutrality by the government does not equal persecution of Christians, no matter how many times FOX News and "Team Sekulow" keep claiming it does.

Osprey Odyssey: Rep. Jones' Ten-Year Quest to Clear the Names of Two Marine Corps Pilots

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics
Project On Government Oversight

In 2000, an MV-22 Osprey carrying 19 Marines crashed, killing everyone on board. After the Marine Corps announced that the crash was the result of human error, the news all but disappeared. But for Rep. Walter Jones, this wasn't the end of the story.

WATCH: One Marine's Quest To End Ethnic Violence & Poverty In The Slums Of Nairobi

Rehema Trimiew | Posted 01.10.2012 | Impact

It started with a small seed, $26, and an idea. The seed took root and grew into Carolina for Kibera. What has blossomed in the fertile grounds of Ken...

Veteran's Day: Knocking on Heaven's Door

Peter Van Buren | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

The box was made of plywood, stained and varnished like paneling, and reminded everyone of a B wood shop project. The dead man's boots stood on either side of the rifle, with his helmet on top.

Team Rubicon: Helping Vets Heal the World

MeiMei Fox | Posted 01.09.2012 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

In honor of Veterans Day, here's a much-needed story about the courage, goodwill and valuable skills that our veterans have to offer our society.

Jason Cherkis

Scott Olsen's Condition Improves: Iraq War Vet, Occupy Activist Now Breathing On His Own

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 12.27.2011 | San Francisco

WASHINGTON -- Scott Olsen, the 24-year-old Iraq War veteran and Occupy activist suffering from a head injury after being hit with a police projectile ...

Homeland -- Houston, We Have a Winner! (Video)

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 11.28.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Have you been missing your adrenaline fix from 24? Well two of the men associated with the creation and running of that hit TV series are now involved with the SHOWTIME series Homeland.

Woman on a Mission: Discovering The Affair by Lee Child

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 11.23.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

The Affair is rife with testosterone and riddles, laden with beautiful women and bad men, and although brutal, cynical, and provoking, it is a richly satisfying good read.

WATCH: Kimmel Shows How Marines Train Post-DADT

Posted 11.21.2011 | Comedy

Since the military's repeal of its "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy went into effect this week, a lot of people are probably wondering if anything will ...

WATCH: More Awesome Lip Dubs From Marines Stationed In Afghanistan

Posted 11.20.2011 | Comedy

If you were in love with the Britney Spears' "Hold It Against Me" lip dub by a group of marines stationed in Afghanistan, then there's good news for y...

David Wood

Ride To Recovery: Ground Zero To The Pentagon

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 11.15.2011 | Impact

This story is part of the "The Impact of 9/12," series, which focuses on those who were inspired to give back after the tragedies of September 11, 200...

Marines Don't Love the Smell of AXE in the Morning (or Ever)

Oscar Raymundo | Posted 11.13.2011 | San Francisco
Oscar Raymundo

Last year when my friend John returned home after a yearlong stint in Afghanistan, I noticed there was something different about him. Yes, he still jo...

To the United States Marine Corps -- re: Farting in Afghanistan

Chris Rodda | Posted 10.30.2011 | Comedy
Chris Rodda

There is nothing in the Constitution saying that Americans can't fart. This is just more historical revisionism by the left. What's next? No farting in schools? No farting in courthouses?

Watch: Marines to Ban Audible Farts in Afghanistan

Posted 10.24.2011 | Weird News

While marines in Afghanistan are used to operating under strict rules, a new order banning audible farting has raised eyebrows. In the military's ...

Astoria Characters: The Caretaker of God's Garden

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 10.24.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The weeds, the vines, they are the only things alive in this half-acre tombstone. James Sheehan has been trying to kill them off for decades, but they keep coming back.

The Solar Soldier Is No Fad

William S. Becker | Posted 10.08.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

If the military achieves its energy efficiency and renewable energy goals, we'll see significant environmental benefits from the world's largest institutional energy consumer.

The Government Asked for Pets for Defense in the 1940s

Kate Kelly | Posted 10.03.2011 | Home
Kate Kelly

What if the U.S. government wanted your dog to enlist in the military? That's exactly the request that went out in 1942 shortly after Pearl Harbor.

WATCH: Inside The Pentagon's New Jet Fighter

AOL Defense | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics

Washington: Sometimes events are, in and of themselves, news. So it was today when the Joint Strike Fighter program working with the Marines, flew the...