Around 36,000 troops from more than 30 nations (27 NATO Allies plus partners) have come together for exercise Trident Juncture 2015 which is now the biggest and most ambitious NATO exercise in more than a decade.
I will be scrubbing my "assumption windows" on a regular basis now as a result of having had the honor, pleasure, and privilege of getting to know Christina and Aaron Hopper and call them our fervent friends.
Veterans Day is more about corporatism than actually giving kudos these days. But frankly, veterans don't want kudos. They want a VA system that impacts their quality of living.
If the United States seeks to shore up its credibility, it would be better to show that it is able to "degrade and destroy ISIS," as it committed itself to doing more than a year ago, rather than escalating and militarizing the conflict with China.
Multiple IED blasts didn't kill Navy demolitions expert John Muchetti. But the lesions they left on his brain today cause epileptic-like symptoms including psychotic episodes, slurred speech, loss of balance, and passing out.
Washington should stop using the Pentagon as a global welfare agency. The U.S. government at least should charge for its defense services, as Donald Trump has suggested. This is a second best option. But America shouldn't be defending its rich friends for free.
While our ability to improve brain health is becoming more widespread in the neuroscience community, the general public is still largely unaware of pivotal steps that can be taken to make the brain more resilient to decline or injury and regenerate after cognitive losses.
Patrick's devotion to the USO dates back to fond childhood memories of his grandfather who was an Army officer.
The reason you likely know so many military couples who tie the knot young or fairly quickly upon dating is because the distance they have endured and experiences they have shared brought them closer.
The strength of our nation lies with local economies and local economies thrive on the success of small businesses. When those businesses fail, the surrounding economy fails.
With USAir's last flight landing this morning in Philadelphia, I was reminded of a special moment I had on USAir. A few years ago, I flew on USAir fr...
Post 9/11 veterans commit suicide more, are homeless more, and are jobless more than their civilian counterparts. Underscoring these bleak outcomes, top policy makers have noted that the "evidence appears to be that [serving in the military] is not an advantage."
During a "Chat with Champions" book talk at Skidompha Library in Damariscotta, Maine, a person in the audience asked what was the hardest part of writing The Price They Paid: Enduring Wounds of War.
Iconic photographer Slim Aarons was famous for documenting the good life. Now his daughter and former photo assistant, Mary Aarons, is revealing her father's techniques for creating the perfect shot.
The old adage that necessity is the mother of invention is fully operational in Pakistan. Out of necessity of dealing with a powerful military, which has in the past overthrown civilian governments a few times, a new reality is emerging in Islamabad.
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.