Soldiers, especially male soldiers in or anticipating combat, need time and the confidence to cry, resolve their fears, acknowledge their shame, and deal with their other emotions.
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DENVER — Four soldiers died after a Black Hawk helicopter crashed during a training mission on Colorado's second-highest mountain, the Army's Sp...
FAIRFAX, Va. — President Barack Obama said Monday a new GI Bill for those who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan is an investment in both a new gene...
The sight was not that unusual, at least not for Mosul, Iraq, on a summer morning: a car parked on the sidewalk, facing opposite traffic, its windows ...
The men standing firm-footed with their arms outstretched are not your typical yoga students. They are warriors - actual ones, not just spiritual.
Inside a firing simulator, someone says that I am shaking my head. I am, not because I am afraid of shooting but because I am convinced that nearly all of the guys are against me.
In addition to small numbers of outright public refusals to deploy or redeploy, troops are going absent without official leave (AWOL) between deployments, and actual desertions may once again be on the rise.
In a muggy Florida evening in 2008, I meet Iraq War veteran Forrest Fogarty in the Winghouse, a little bar-restaurant on the outskirts of Tampa, his f...
It's not enough to honor servicemen and women with parades. We need to repay their sacrifice with the resources they need and deserve.
Let's show our brave men and women, fathers and mothers, sons and daughters who fought in Iraq that the sacrifices they have made for our continued safety have been appreciated.
What caused Alyssa Peterson to put a bullet in her head in September 2003 after just a few weeks in Iraq? And why were the press and the public not told about it?
While showing the coffins coming home is important, showing how the brave service members ended up in that state has always been more important.
In the Army alone, 18 troops committed suicide in February -- down six from January's high, but still above what they expected. Top brass in the military continue to be evasive about the problem.
WASHINGTON — The Army this summer will start cutting back on use of the unpopular practice of holding troops beyond their enlistment dates and h...
News that a US Marine allegedly hoped to kill Obama is the latest disturbing account that suggests extremists are infiltrating the military, even as officials deny there's a problem.
From their merging of religious tradition with daily life to their personal and historical narratives, the similarities between Muslims and Jews living in Israel is almost tragically comical.
Although SSG. Steven Ochs seemed impenetrable, he could not sidestep the invisible weapon that would course through his bloodstream five months after his third tour ended.
Sgt. Ryan Maseth, a highly decorated Army ranger, stepped into the community shower of his Iraq building, reached out to turn on the water and died, a victim of electrocution.
For the first time in Iraq's democratic history, at Saturday's provincial elections, Iraqis handled security themselves -- a remarkable accomplishment.
As a veteran of the Israeli Defense Forces, I am stunned that the soldiers of my country are firing artillery into a densely populated city.
If we're going to win back the Afghans' support, then we need to show them that we can protect them from the Taliban -- something that will clearly take more troops -- both U.S. and Afghan.
Just yards from where slaves were auctioned and on the steps of a building constructed with slave labor, an African-American took the oath of office in a peaceful passage of power.
Iraq War veterans seem to be killing and hurting themselves and others more than veterans of any other war in American history.
Junior soldiers have imitated techniques they have seen on the program. And military educators report that "24" is one of the biggest problems they have in their classrooms.
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