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Military Recruitment

Chinese Army Releases Slick Music Video To Attract Young Recruits

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 05.05.2016 | World

"We're just waiting for the order to kill! Kill! Kill!" So go the lyrics of the Chinese People's Liberation Army's latest music video, which hopes to ...

Who's Signing Up For The Armed Forces In 2015?

The Huffington Post | Samantha Storey | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics

The Huffington Post visited a recruitment center in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, to find out who wanted to join the armed forces in 2015 and why. The offi...

America's Child Soldiers

Ann Jones | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics
Ann Jones

The JROTC program, still spreading in high schools across the country, costs U.S. taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars annually. It has cost some unknown number of taxpayers their children.

Reduce the Size of the Armed Force by Seizing Benefits

Kerry Patton | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics
Kerry Patton

Threats continue to grow around the globe and our nation depends on a high-speed, low-drag, fighting force. Now is not the time to shrink our tactical operators who serve in the Armed Forces. Unfortunately, if benefits continue to diminish, that's exactly what will happen.

Andrea Stone

Gays Discharged Under DADT Face Tough Odds To Rejoin Military | Andrea Stone | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday's parties celebrating the end of "don't ask, don't tell" are giving way to a morning-after reality: gays who left the military b...

Elise Foley

Dems Push For DREAM Act Without GOP Support | Elise Foley | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans showed no signs of supporting the DREAM Act at a hearing for the bill on Tuesday, with Sens. John Cornyn (Texas) and Chuck G...

Peter Beinart: Elena Kagan's Achilles' Heel

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics


Elena Kagan Faces Off With Senators During Supreme Court Hearing

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Scroll down for the latest updates from today's Supreme Court confirmation hearing. For a live-blog of today's hearing, click here. For live video and...

This Memorial Day, a Modest Plea for More Honest Military Recruiting Ads

William Astore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Astore

Memorial Day is not a time for politics, but it is a time for remembering that military service is not about acquiring marketable skills, but about defending our country.

Georgia Law Will Safeguard Children from Abusive Military Recruitment

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Azadeh Shahshahani

The strain of fulfilling enlistment quotas necessary to carry out sustained U.S. military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan has led to a rise in aggressive recruitment tactics and misconduct by recruiters.

More Americans Joining Military As Jobs Dwindle | LIZETTE ALVAREZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As the number of jobs across the nation dwindles, more Americans are joining the military, lured by a steady paycheck, benefits and training. The las...