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In Post-Deployment Reintegration, Families Struggle To Reconnect

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.16.2012 | Impact

With two wars drawing to a close, military families that were accustomed to living apart are reintegrating. On a segment for HuffPost Live, guests Jef...

The Best Videos Of Dogs Welcoming Their Soliders Home

Posted 11.12.2012 | Comedy

Veteran's Day is November 11, and in honor of our men and women in uniform we've rounded up our all-time favorite videos of soldiers being welcomed ho...

Six Ways to Honor Our Veterans

Joshua Kors | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Joshua Kors

Forget wearing a flag pin. Or slapping a "We Support the Troops" bumper sticker on your Prius. This Veterans Day push yourself to do something that's actually meaningful. Here are six ways to honor our soldiers.

A Veterans Day Tribute to Those Who Are Still Coming Home - from Vietnam, Korea, WWII and WWI

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 01.09.2013 | Impact
Megan Smolenyak

Though many don't realize it, "no man left behind" is much more than an expression. The U.S. military genuinely does all it can to recover soldiers from all conflicts, and for more than a decade, I've had the privilege of contributing to cases pertaining to WWI, WWII, Korea and Southeast Asia.

52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #2, Ending the War in Iraq: A Promise Kept

Bernard Whitman | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

In his inaugural address, President Obama declared, "We will begin to responsibly leave Iraq to its people," and on his first full day in office, January 21, 2009, Obama ordered his national security team to conduct a comprehensive review of the situation in Iraq.

It's Long Past Time to Admit: The Military Solution in Afghanistan Has Failed

Robert Greenwald | Posted 12.05.2012 | World
Robert Greenwald

Co-authored by John Amick Sunday, October 7, marks the 11th anniversary of the Afghanistan war, now the longest war in U.S. history. This date provide...

The 2,000th Death in a War That 'Should Be Over'

Dorian de Wind | Posted 12.01.2012 | World
Dorian de Wind

On June 14, in its now all-too-familiar, all-too-businesslike format, the Department of Defense announced the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

WATCH: How Washington Screwed A Generation Of Vets

Posted 09.27.2012 | Impact

Senate Republicans blocked a bill Wednesday that would have provided a billion dollars towards helping veterans find work. The reason? They cited the ...

County Implements Reserved Parking For Wounded Vets

Posted 08.17.2012 | Impact

Watch the latest video at The community of Onslow County, N.C. is taking strides to make life easier for wounded service members....

The Day-To-Day Challenges Military Women Face

Time Battleland | Posted 07.17.2012 | Women

What are the experiences of women at war, and what to tell clinicians about how to help? I have been asked to write a textbook on this subject, so hav...

A Virtual Approach To Helping Veterans Find Employment

Kevin O'Brien | Posted 08.25.2012 | Impact
Kevin O'Brien

For the veteran with a disability, or for the spouse who may not be able to make it to a live career fair, the virtual career fair provides them the same level of access to employers who would be at the local career fair, and from the comfort and convenience of their home.

Who's for Drones?

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Why America Owes Its Existence and Military to a Gay Man

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nicholas Ferroni

You can't teach about the Revolution without mentioning the role of Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben. However, the one fact that seems to be left out during lectures is that von Steuben was known to "have affections to members of his own sex."

2,000th American Dies In Operation Enduring Freedoom

CNN | Posted 06.14.2012 | World

(CNN) -- The death of a U.S. Marine in southern Afghan combat has ushered in a grim milestone. Cpl. Taylor J. Baune of Andover, Minnesota, is the 2...

Soldier Disguises Himself As A Mascot For 'Coming Home' Surprise

Posted 08.13.2012 | TV

A soldier's homecoming is almost a sacred moment for his or her family. On "Coming Home" (Wed., 10 p.m. ET on Lifetime), cameras and viewers at home g...

Q&A with K. Lorrel Manning: Director of Happy New Year Takes Unflinching Look at Injured Soldiers

Joshua Kors | Posted 08.12.2012 | Entertainment
Joshua Kors

Don't let the name fool you. Happy New Year has nothing in common with vacuous holiday comedies like New Year's Eve. The film explores the lives of soldiers wounded in war, digging into the ugly internal war so many soldiers face upon returning home.

What Parents Want for Their Children, Autistic or Otherwise

Dafna Maor | Posted 08.11.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

Sometimes people choose to make life more difficult for themselves, even if they don't have to. They go looking for unnecessary challenges to heap on their plates, which are already quite full.

A Father's Day Message to all Dads

Enid Borden | Posted 08.01.2012 | Fifty
Enid Borden

As Father's Day approaches and we think of our dads and all they mean or meant to us, I say a silent prayer that my father has finally found the peace that he never seemed to enjoy in this life.

Expect The Unexpected Arrival When Your Soldier Comes Home

Kim Rabb | Posted 07.29.2012 | Impact
Kim Rabb

Take a moment to reflect on why we are celebrating Memorial Day. It is due to the sacrifice of these soldiers, men and women who have fought for our freedom.

U.S. Soldiers Visit Stewart And Colbert

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.27.2012 | Comedy

As the country celebrates Memorial Day on Monday and commemorates the service of all U.S. soldiers, we thought we'd take a look back at some of our fa...

The Brains That Bind Us

Marian Salzman | Posted 07.23.2012 | Impact
Marian Salzman

Although two of the greatest attributes of our country might be our competitive spirit and our defense of our values and freedoms, one can't help but wonder at what price. Brains are the tie that binds us, but are we really coming undone? Think about it.

A Soldier's Perspective on Memorial Day

Nicole Bires | Posted 07.23.2012 | Impact
Nicole Bires

Why do I wear the uniform of the United States of America? Easy. I do it for you.

Kevin Costner's Visit to Fort Knox

Bill Nelson | Posted 05.10.2012 | Impact
Bill Nelson

I appreciated Mr. Costner's candidness in reminding us of the difference between the real heroes and those who play heroes. He brought the star power, but he wasn't the story. And he clearly did not blur the lines between his imagination and heroes of the real world.

Sitting Judgment on Our Troops: Photo Controversies and the Media

Andrew Lubin | Posted 06.26.2012 | Media
Andrew Lubin

But in today's highly politicized world the newspapers can't win: If they publish, they're called anti-American defeatists, yet if they don't publish they're complicit in a cover-up and tools of the Pentagon.

We're Not Mercenaries. Oh, Dear

David Isenberg | Posted 06.21.2012 | World
David Isenberg

For many years those in the private security contracting industry have argued loudly that the people who carry guns in the field are not mercenaries. And they are exactly right, as I have noted many times in the past.