For 17 years, "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) prohibited qualified gay, lesbian, and bisexual Americans from serving in the Armed Forces and sent a mes...
After claiming a special expertise in foreign policy, GOP presidential wannabe Marco Rubio finds himself under fire because of his no-nothing, neoconservative tendencies. He's responded in the usual way for someone whose policies would keep America perpetually at war: accuse his critics of being "isolationists."
The holidays aren't always pretty in my house. Take the stress and financial pressure that the season brings, and add the excitement of three small ki...
Clichés are prevalent throughout our culture because they reflect a certain truth about life. The phrases here are common everyday phrases and are words to live by both in your personal and professional life.
After soldiers fulfill their acts of duty, what happens next? Do they go on vacation? Do they have time to heal and decompress? Not usually. In today's age, military personnel are thrown right back into their lives. When does the healing come? When do they get to process everything that happened oversees?
For the next few months the people who are vying to be our next president will be amazingly accessible. If you happen to live in a state like Iowa, New Hampshire or South Carolina you can very easily find an event featuring one of the presidential candidates at which you could ask them a direct question. When the moment comes, what would you ask?
Some say that fundamental advances in technology have stalled since the end of the Cold War. In the words of Buzz Aldrin: "You Promised Me Mars Colonies. Instead, I Got facebook." However, progress need not hinge only on power politics. As a species we have to learn how to continue inventing while reducing our reliance on military research.
There is nothing wrong with being a woman's woman - women rock. Create those friendships and enjoy your sisterhood time. And no matter what 'they' say - it's worth it.
Time is a luxury that Saudi Arabia can no longer take for granted. It faces an economic time bomb, which, if not defused, will have severe and possibly irreversible effects both nationally and internationally.
The efforts that the military are expending when it comes to reducing the rate of suicide among active duty troops should be commended. That doesn't mean that the fight is over, however, and I think the numbers back that statement up pretty well.
What a momentous event for the US Army and for women. The Army promoted Brigadier General Diana Holland to Commandant of the Army Corp of Cadets at We...
The song "I'll be Home for Christmas (if Only in my Dreams)" always brings a tear to my eyes. The song is sung from the point of view of a soldier stationed overseas during WWII, and it initially was rejected by the music industry for being so sad.
Christmas is a very special time of the year. Families gather to spend time with loved ones. It is also a time to decorate and enjoy other decorations around town! Lucas Oppelt loves this time of the year and decorating his home; unfortunately he is physically unable to do it anymore.
Besides being the right thing to do, help us remind the right people of the incentives for both populations that the care provided today has significant long term consequences for our nation's bottom line, something not always reflected in DoD's ten-year budget.
Following the debate was like listening to presidential candidates who consider that the most important issue facing the United States of America is to "beat ISIS." They did not even realize that, by doing so, they were giving ISIS the golden keys to the kingdom: the ability to define our policies.
When posed with the possibility of war, in theory, Americans like the idea of invading other countries. In practice -- when lives are actually lost -- they like invading other countries much less. When an invasion seems like it might be costly, Americans often prefer more limited airstrikes or no military involvement at all.