In his prime, my father was a powerful man. He was the first military judge to wear a judicial robe, presiding over courts-martial across Europe. But his prime ended about 25 years ago. My father is now 86 years old.
Being a gay man in uniform back then was difficult enough, but being HIV positive made me want to leave. I'm not the only one.
If you have found yourself in a similar situation to me -- you're a renter, you're constantly moving, or a combination of both -- I am here to tell you that there are positives! Here are my three reasons I now love renting and frequent moves.
With Secretary Panetta's decision, the law has now caught up to reality. The exclusion policy didn't keep women out of combat. The conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan demonstrated this self-evident truth: bullets, bombs, RPGs and IEDs know no gender.
How do you motivate yourself in difficult situations? I learned a technique from my brother, Jim Earle, a former US Army Ranger to help pull it out of our gut when things get tough. It's a single phrase that has become our business mantra: Ranger Up.
Why Donald Trump always felt he was in the military even though he never was.
On August 3rd, 2015, the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program announced that it would be raising rates immediately for new policies. The move surprised the Federal Employee workforce and led to general questions about the program and Long Term Care Insurance.
As my flight from Honolulu to Dallas pulled up to the gate, the flight attendant asked the passengers to remain in their seats. Then he requested all to observe a moment of silence as a U.S. Air Force Sergeant was to fulfill his duties in bringing a fallen soldier home.
On September 11 I will arise remembering those with whom I served, those first responders in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, DC, and the victims of that terrible day in our nation's history. I invite you to do the same.
For those of us old enough to remember where we were on 9/11, our lives will forever be separated into the time before the Twin Towers fell, and the time after.
My educational journey has been unconventional, but it helped shape me into the independent, focused person I am today.
Okay, the deal is teachers in lots of schools never get a break, and that's often true in schools that serve military families, too. DonorsChoose.or...
This Labor Day marks the moment that we, as Americans, really begin to think differently about heroic labor as jobs for men only.
Every year, more than 200,000 service men and women transition from the military to the civilian workforce, and most are inevitably challenged by that jump. So as we head into another fall, I'm thinking a lot about these men and women.
So now we have borne witness to the Big Parade and the Big Lie all in rolled up into one gigantic intimidating event -- the spectacle of China's September 3rd celebration in Tiananmen Square of the defeat of Japan in World War II.
The call by South Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Khánh on July 19, 1964 to expand the Vietnam conflict led to an operation of gradual and sustained U.S. aerial bombardment of North Vietnam known as Operation Rolling Thunder.