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Native American Veterans Fight VA and Lose

Tim Giago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tim Giago

Andy Torress was denied disability pension by the VA, but when he took his medical records to the Social Security Administration, they approved him for 100 percent disability.

How Not To Respond To -- or Recover From -- A Major Disaster: An Indelible Legacy of Presidential Incompetence

Irwin Redlener, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Irwin Redlener, M.D.

The fact is that the recovery from Katrina has been painfully slow. At least 25% of people who lived in New Orleans prior to Katrina have not returned, many now permanently relocated.

Coming Home

Darryle Pollack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryle Pollack

Since my daughter joined the military community, she has opened my eyes to the military lifestyle, as foreign to me as another planet.

The Disposable Military: "The Tumor of The Unknown Soldier"

R. B. Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
R. B. Stuart

Recently, the Chaplains at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in DC who houses 800 ill and recovering soldiers at a time, has begun weekly tributes at th...

Re: Scott Kesterson's "The Other Side of Paradise"

Sean Gilfillan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sean Gilfillan

The one thing that all US Army personnel have in common is their choice to wear the uniform and volunteer to serve the nation, regardless of who is in charge and regardless of if they agree.

The National Guard and John McCain -- Oil and Water

Brig. Gen. David McGinnis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brig. Gen. David McGinnis

Throughout his congressional career Sen. McCain has demonstrated little interest in the existence, much less the welfare, of the National Guard and those serving in it.

What They Should Be Talking About In Pennsylvania

Bobby Muller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bobby Muller

The citizen Soldiers of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard have borne a disproportionate share of the burden of our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

I am the Warrior

Matt Mendelsohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Matt Mendelsohn

Remember the war in Iraq? Sadly, I didn't think so. Between all the truly grave dangers facing our country -- the economic crisis, the election, Sara...

Alaska National Guard Members Aren't Getting What They Need, and Governor Palin Is Complicit

Bobby Muller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bobby Muller

The Alaska National Guard needs their governor to advocate and fight for their needs -- not exploit their deployments for her own political advantage.

ABC Reporter Bob Woodruff's Incredible Recovery From Traumatic Brain Injury

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Sometimes Bob tells me he is not the person I married. And then, as I mention in the book, I laugh and reply "I am not either. I'm older, wiser and more wrinkled."

Seth Colter Walls

Palin's "Commander In Chief" Position Stripped By Bush

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans have been touting Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's service as "commander in chief" of the state's National Guard as proof of her foreign policy c...

Gustav and Wild Turkey: New Orleans Hurricane Update by My Friend Jim Gabour

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Norris

"It has been three years and a day since Katrina violated this city. We are not yet safe, and the world has tired of our story."

How to Grab the Attention of Undecided Voters

Jonathan Leigh Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Leigh Solomon

Small details, exact costs, specifics, particulars -- all are fatal to a convention speech. Just ask Bill Clinton as he walked off the podium after delivering his keynote address at the 1988 Democratic Convention.

The Ironic Destruction Of Our National Guard Under President "Do Not Volunteer For Overseas"

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Boyce

Other issues with Iraq get more attention, but the silent destruction of our National Guard and the impact of this administration's policies on the future of the guard are often over-looked.

Who's Paying The Biggest Price Now For Our War In Iraq? Our National Guard.

Bobby Muller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bobby Muller

Almost half of the soldiers scheduled to deploy to Iraq are members of our National Guard. We can't maintain this -- it is another cost of the war, one that is too great for our country to bear.

Beautiful Bella

Hal Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hal Donahue

Photo: Scranton Times-Tribune Sacrificing So Jenna and Barbara Bush can be free Her mother, a sharp, attractive lady, walked into my office last...

Never Surrender! Never?

Price Floyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Price Floyd

When McCain said, "I will never surrender in Iraq my friend. Never surrender", what did he mean by "Never"? And more importantly, what does he mean by "Surrender"?

Tell John McCain to Stand Up For Our Troops and Veterans

Alex Cornell du Houx | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Cornell du Houx

When I joined the Marines, I didn't rely on the educational benefits advertised because I knew Congress hadn't fulfilled the promise of the G.I. Bill. It's disheartening to watch McCain cozy up to Bush at the expense of fellow veterans.

Rock Band 3 Doors Down Advertises For National Guard

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Watch the National Guard tribute song by rock band 3 Doors Down that is being shown to movie audiences during previews. Read more about the vide...