Because Latina women in military uniforms are rarely seen in news stories, because the average American doesn't think of a Latina servicewoman when he/she hears the word "military veteran," I wrote this piece to shine the light on several who have served with distinction and those who have died while serving.
letter to Dad in Vietnam As Memorial Day approaches, our thoughts naturally turn to those who have served in the military over the years and generat...
People lie. Often, they lie about who they are for no good reason. These people lie about being police officers, firefighters and military along with fraternities, sororities and Masonic organizations.
Like Vietnam veterans before him, Marine Corps veteran Josh Christmon is being denied care for PTSD because he was kicked out of the military for behavior stemming from his PTSD.
Following on the heels of TechCrunch Disrupt and NY TechDay, the ladies and gents of Techstars brought their Patriot Boot Camp (PBC) program right here to the Big Apple this weekend.
The US Military has a war plan for the zombie apocalypse. Wonderful. Beautiful end of story for USSTRATCOM. Except it isn't.
If we want to help veterans transition successfully -- to become as productive in civilian life as they were overseas -- then we need to change how we talk about mental injuries sustained in combat.
According to a soon-to-be-published study conducted at the University of Washington, synthetic cannabinoids are the new drug of choice among military personnel looking for a buzz and attempting to evade regular tox-screenings.
Moina Michael read John McCrae's poem "In Flanders Fields" and was so moved by his British devotion that she was inspired to write "We Shall Keep the Faith," a poem about the American war dead.
Money plays a role in the alarming rate of suicide in today's armed services. I sat down with Financial Planning magazine to find out more about how financial counseling might just save the lives of our soldiers, sailors, marines and airmen.
A federal court of appeals on Friday unanimously found that the Clean Air Act gives the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) substantial discretion in setting air quality standards.
You weren't in the military but you knew of "us" because you lived in military towns. Or maybe you were military and remembered what it was like. Many of you never "served" but just knew we needed a warm hello.
African American female servicemembers comprise the highest percentage of women in the military.
Having my sons courted by a recruiter who will tell them about the "great deal" of the military is, in my mind, exposing them to a promise that is quickly becoming an illusion.
The oath of office is well-known and traces its heritage to Washington's oath written for the Continental Army. Unlike Washington's oath, however, this oath contains four final words: "So Help Me God."
Hey, we're launching the Veterans Charity Challenge 2 to raise money for good causes.