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Right Next Door: Jonathan Burch, ex-Israeli Special Forces

Ian Spanier | Posted 09.06.2016 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

In an ironic twist, now that Burch is back in the state he grew up in, his parents, enchanted by Israel on their many visits to see their son, now live there full-time. In a way, Burch muses, it's the closing of a circle that opened decades ago -- when a teenager in search of an identity first asked his mother what exactly it meant to be Jewish.

Documents Show 'American Sniper' Chris Kyle Distorted Military Record

The Intercept | Annum Masroor | Posted 05.25.2016 | Politics

NO AMERICAN HAS been more associated with the Navy SEAL mystique than Chris Kyle, known as the deadliest sniper in military history....

All The Single Ladies, Making History

Laura Rowley | Posted 02.26.2016 | Fifty
Laura Rowley

Single women have the potential to unleash a social and political revolution 'as profound as the invention of birth control, as the sexual revolution, as the abolition of slavery, as women's suffrage...'

A New Chapter in the Scandal of Russian Troops Begging for Food

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 02.12.2017 | World
Armine Sahakyan

News coverage of the trial of a Russian soldier accused of killing all seven members of an Armenian family in 2015 has revived the issue of Russian neglect and mistreatment of its troops.

WATCH: Man Wonders Why He Even Bothered With Good Deed

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.02.2016 | Weird News

Was this man's good deed really worth the headache? Surveillance footage posted online shows Ben Garner returning a dumpster that's been blown away in...

Soldier And Dog Recover In Hospital Together After Surviving A Bomb

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 12.14.2015 | Good News

Dog is man’s best friend, but sometimes man is a dog’s best friend right back. A military K-9 named Rocky and his handler of two years, Army Speci...

Sikh Soldier In U.S. Army Allowed To Keep His Beard

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 02.12.2016 | Politics

In a rare accommodation, the U.S. Army has allowed a Sikh soldier to temporarily keep his beard and wear his turban while serving in an active combat ...

See The Emotional Moment When Santa Reunites Soldier Dad With His Daughters

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.11.2015 | Good News

Christmas came early for two little girls when Santa Claus surprised them with their dad, a soldier who's been deployed in Afghanistan for nine months...

Military Homecoming Has Touching Surprise Twist At The End

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.13.2015 | Good News

A moving video gives us a glimpse into what family members go through when their military member loved ones are away serving their country. In honor ...

Honoring Veterans

Mark Steber | Posted 11.11.2016 | Business
Mark Steber

In the past, companies thanked military veterans with meals or discounts on Veterans Day and now, in part because of Social Media, we are all aware of...

Stranger Pays Tribute To Late Soldier Every Day In Thoughtful Way

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.14.2015 | Good News

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player One veteran's legacy is being honored every single day thanks to a stranger. Jake Reissig, ...

Restaurant Bartender Leaves A Single Beer Out To Remember Fallen Soldier

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.17.2015 | Good News

This bartender is paying tribute to a fallen soldier in an unexpected way. Brian Avey, who works at a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in Tacoma, Washin...

Can You Deduct a Midnight Ride?

Mark Steber | Posted 07.02.2016 | Business
Mark Steber

As we approach our nation's birthday, barbeque, swimming, and fireworks tend to dominate our thoughts. Hopefully we can make time for another thought, even if it's brief and in between hot dogs, about the men and women who helped make our country and how they weren't very different from us.

The Palestinian, the Soldier & the Truck by Ahmad from Palestine.

YaLa Young Leaders | Posted 06.14.2016 | Impact
YaLa Young Leaders

It was one year ago; I was driving my white semi-truck on the highway between Ramallah and Nablus, near the Ofra army camp. The atmosphere was wonderful and I was listening to Om Kalthom. After a few hours I heard that something was wrong with my truck.

The Last Ringmaster

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 05.25.2015 | Entertainment
Johnathan Lee Iverson

As both a ringmaster and a man, it is all at once awe-inspiring and humbling to look upon the enormity of a life such as Col. John Herriott's. A steep standard he has left, and it is well worth the ascent. In circus, we never say "goodbye," rather we say "see you down the road."

Vietnam Veteran Finally Receives Purple Heart 47 Years After Returning From War

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.11.2014 | Good News

Almost a half century late, this veteran is finally getting the recognition he deserves. Sam Farris of Hurt, Virginia, a Vietnam veteran, was 19 ye...

Once a Soldier, Today a Heartist. The Journey From External Demand to Guidance From Within

Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist | Posted 12.22.2014 | Arts
Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist

after 40 years of wandering in my internal desert, I was able to transform my fearful obedience into love and acceptance of the truth of my heart. I reclaimed my choice.

Soldier's Room Has Stayed Untouched For Almost 100 Years As A Beautiful Tribute

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.17.2014 | Good News

The memory of this brave soldier has lived on for generations to honor. Hubert Rochereau was a second lieutenant for the French army during World ...

Double-Amputee Veteran Makes History On The Cover Of Men's Health Magazine

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.09.2014 | Good News

Retired Army Sgt. Noah Galloway, a double-amputee, shares his story of overcoming physical and emotional challenges in the November issue of Men's Hea...

7 Things Drill Sergeants Taught Me About Life

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Part of my training included learning how to speak Army, figuring out the rank structure, and understanding a vast alphabet of acronyms. It was all worth it because I learned so much from the soldiers with whom I worked. Here are just a few of the biggest lessons I learned...

Hardest Decision For This Soldier Was Not On The Battlefield, But On His Own Driveway

Upworthy | Rossalyn Warren | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics
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If you saw this man driving in his car around your neighborhood, you probably wouldn't think twice about it ... and you certainly wouldn't see the dee...

WATCH: Solider Who Urinated On Taliban Corpses: I Would Do It Again

Posted 07.19.2013 | World

Joseph Chamblin, the Marine who got in trouble for urinating on Taliban corpses said recently that he would do it again if given the chance....

Top 5 Coming Out Videos On YouTube (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Shira Lazar

In the celebration of Pride Week, and YouTube's #ProudToLove campaign, Davey Wavey highlights the best coming out videos on YouTube, featuring Gregory...

Thank You, Andy Rooney

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 05.04.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

You know how in horror movies, there is that one room that the overnight guest has been warned not to enter and how the guest, sensing that something terrible is beyond that door, is helplessly drawn to opening it anyway?

Craig Davidson: Celebrating A Soldier Story

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

A mother's pride is her greatest achievement with priceless rewards. With that, I call for continued support of new creators in the entertainment industry. We can no longer allow the media and press to dictate our perception of our children.