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David Lohr

Missing Soldier's Body Found In Washington State Forest | David Lohr | Posted 04.15.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Washington State have located the body of an off-duty Army soldier who disappeared while hiking in the 91,000-acre Capitol State Forest...

Translations of 31 Military Expressions You Heard From the Veteran at Work

Chad Pollitt | Posted 04.14.2014 | Business
Chad Pollitt

Most of the time, it's likely that the slang you hear has a positive connotation, but not always. It's useful to know whether you're receiving praise or a poke. You might even be able to surprise your veteran co-workers by dropping some military jargon of your own.

Rumsfeld: The Recalled and the Unrecalled

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

I have followed Rumsfeld's career from the '80, when I started CNN, until at least 2005, when as a guest on Fox News, I suggested that he be fired for the same reasons that Dan Rather had been fired -- he was the guy in charge when bad things were going on in his department.

What We Can Take Away From the Heartbreak at Fort Hood

Kait Sawyer | Posted 04.07.2014 | Impact
Kait Sawyer

So often when we suffer, we feel alone or as if ours is the most insurmountable pain there is, but our fellow man also suffers; we are not separate, but rather bound by paralleled sameness

The Man Known as Sugar Meat

Lawrence D. Elliott | Posted 04.03.2014 | Black Voices
Lawrence D. Elliott

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, is quoted as saying "Without an education, a people will perish." From the moment "The Great...

David Wood

Fort Hood Shooting Highlights How Little Is Known About Military Trauma And Homicide | David Wood | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The deadly shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, on Wednesday comes amid widening awareness of the deep and enduring war trauma that exists with...

Fort Hood Shooting: What We Know About Ivan Lopez

David Lohr | Posted 04.03.2014 | Crime

An initial portrait of Ivan Lopez, the Iraq War veteran allegedly responsible for the mass shooting Wednesday afternoon at Fort Hood, is slowly emergi...

Army General Fined $20,000 In Sexual Assault Case, Avoids Jail Time

AP | JEFFREY COLLINS and MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — The Army general at the center of a sexual misconduct case that put the military justice system itself on trial was spared p...

Maureen Ryan

Why You Should Sign Up For 'Enlisted' | Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.19.2014 | TV

Please watch "Enlisted." It's the best comedy on TV right now. You might ask why I'm saying this on a Tuesday, when "Enlisted" airs on Fridays on ...

Army General Accused Of Sexual Assault Faces New Hearing

AP | EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 03.16.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The case of an Army general accused of sexually assaulting a female captain under his command is set to return to a Fort Bragg ...

Veteran Honored 70 Years After Saying 'No Thanks' To Purple Heart

Reuters | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics

By Matthew Liptak SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 8 (Reuters) - An 89-year-old U.S. World War Two veteran who was wounded when his plane crashed...

Soldier Pleads Guilty In West Point Videos Case

AP | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) — An Army sergeant who had been accused of secretly photographing and videotaping at least a dozen women at the U.S. Military A...

Sri Lankan Government Faces Uphill Battle

Dinouk Colombage | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics
Dinouk Colombage

Pressure on the Sri Lankan government continues to mount as they appear not to be pursuing any genuine plan of reconciliation.

General Denies Sexual Assault Charge, Pleads Guilty On 3 Lesser Counts

AP | ALLEN G. BREED and MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — As his court-martial got underway, an Army general accused of sexual assault pleaded guilty to three lesser charges Thursday...

What If Entrepreneurship Can Be Used to Help NCAA Athletes Achieve More?

Matt Murrie | Posted 03.04.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

There are 351 Division I schools with men's and women's basketball teams, yet there are only 30 NBA teams and 12 WNBA teams. There are 120 Division I ...

Reducing the Defense Budget Would be a Mistake

David Bergstein | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics
David Bergstein

In addition to the necessity in having a daunting military to dissuade our enemies from potential attacks, there is a net economical benefit to the country in having a strong and well-funded military.

Pentagon To Propose Shrinking Army: Report

Reuters | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will propose on Monday a reduction in the size of the U.S. Army to its smallest size si...

Defense Secretary Plans To Shrink Army To Pre-WWII Level

The New York Times | Posted 02.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel plans to shrink the United States Army to its smallest force since before the World War II buildup and el...

Report Paints Troubling Picture Of Crimes, Misconduct In The U.S. Military

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 02.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of U.S. soldiers forced out of the Army because of crimes or misconduct has soared in the past several years as the mil...

Helping Transitioning Servicemembers Find Jobs Before Becoming Veterans

Kevin O'Brien | Posted 04.06.2014 | Impact
Kevin O'Brien

The military teaches you to always think of the team first. This can present a challenge when competing for a job in the civilian sector. Servicemembers are not always comfortable bragging about their accomplishments, or speaking in "I" or "me."

What It's Like to Have a Friend in the Military

Justina Sharp | Posted 03.27.2014 | Teen
Justina Sharp

He's not the only one learning. Having a friend in the military changes a lot of things. You get really good at writing letters, a dying art. You get a little more patriotic. This, your friend, training to defend your country.

Climate Change This Week: Faster Heating, A Stitch in Time, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.25.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter. DAILY CLIMATE CHANGE: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 22 2014 How unusual has the weather been? No ...

Soldiers Could Soon Be Fighting Alongside Robots

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

The few. The proud. The robots. As artificial intelligence rapidly advances, one of the next groups to see their lives altered by robotics could be...

Authorities Suspect Murder-Suicide In Fort Hood Deaths

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Army investigators suspect murder-suicide in the deaths of the husband and two children whose bodies were found in a home at...

Welcome to Vietnam: Fallujah, Iraq and the Pentagon

Hal Donahue | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Hal Donahue

When the drums start beating next time, remember the pain and cost of war. Our duty, as veterans, is to focus citizen's attention on the high price for what is done in their name.