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She Found Success In The Army, But A Glass Ceiling Back Home
As a woman of color, Asha Castleberry felt isolated both in the U.S. Army and in the workforce, upon her return home.
The Army Banned Her Dreadlocks — Until She Fought Back
Captain Whennah Andrews was forced to wear a wig because her dreadlocks didn’t comply with the Army’s grooming policy.
Seth Meyers Explains Why Donald Trump Is A Pigeon
The "Late Night" host picked apart Donald Trump's isolationist talk.
John Bolton's Notes Indicate U.S. Troop Deployment An Option On Venezuela
The national security adviser was photographed with a notebook that said: “5,000 troops to Colombia.”
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U.S. Starts Withdrawing Troops From Syria Amid Confusion Over Timetable
By Philip Issa and Zeina Karam, AP
A U.S. official confirmed the withdrawal but declined to comment on specific plans or movements.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Out
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is leaving his post in February, citing conflicting views with President Donald Trump.
Trump Says He Was Too Busy 'On Calls' To Honor Soldiers On Veterans Day
"I was extremely busy on calls for the country," President Donald Trump told Fox News.
Urging Florida To Ignore Military Votes Fits Trump's True Pattern With The Troops
From attacking a former POW to nixing a cemetery visit, the president has often disrespected service members.
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U.S. Troops Will Likely Miss Thanksgiving At Home As They Wait For Migrant Caravan
They spend their time playing cards and fulfilling basic organizational tasks, the New York Times reports.
Trump Sends Thousands Of Troops To Mexican Border To Await Asylum Seekers
President Trump says sending 5,200 soldiers to the border is the only way to deal with the “criminals” he claims are headed to the U.S.
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Barbara Lee Warned AUMF Would Create 'Open-Ended War.' And That's What Happened.
The 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force has now been used to justify U.S. military efforts in more than 20 countries.
Tucker Carlson Has No Idea How Diversity Strengthens America
How can diversity possibly strengthen the U.S. military, the Fox News host asked.
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The Military Drinking-Water Crisis The White House Tried To Hide
By Emily Atkin, The New Republic
A new, previously suppressed report has grave implications for service members, veterans and their families.
Wife Of Delivery Man Detained By ICE Fights Tirelessly To Free Her Husband
Sandra Chica's husband Pablo Villavicencio-Calderon faces deportation after being detained by ICE while delivering food to Fort Hamilton military base in Brooklyn, New York on June 1.
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North Korea Threatens To Cancel U.S. Summit
North Korea is reportedly angry over joint military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea.
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The Caliphate Of Trump And A Planet In Ruins
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Extremists "R" us.
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Why Can't The World's Best Military Win Its Wars?
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Americans need to rethink war and look honestly at ourselves and our friends.
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What Happened When I Wore High Heels To My Military Training Course
It was one of the most gut-wrenching days I’ve ever experienced as a member of the military, and I don’t say something like that lightly.
Trump’s “Candyman” Doctor Drops Out
After being plagued by damaging scandals, the president’s physician Dr. Ronny Jackson, has withdrawn his nomination to head Veterans Affairs.
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Few Lawmakers Seem Concerned With The Legal Justification For Attacking Syria
President Trump decided he can use the military any time he sees fit. And Congress is allowing it.
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5 Lessons In The History Of American Defeat
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A tale of American hubris
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GOP Leaders Fine With Trump Bombing Syria Without Congress' Sign-Off
They say he can do that because of a 2001 authorization for use of military force. That’s questionable if not false.
'Law & Order: SVU' Tackles Trans Military Debate With Powerful Storyline
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And they cast a trans actor of color to depict it, too.
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If Trump Bombs Syria, He'll Be Doing It Without Congress' Authorization
Republican and Democratic lawmakers say the president must go through them before taking any military action.
Trump Threatens Syria Strike
President Trump says he’s considering a retaliatory attack on Syria, after dictator Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons on his own people.
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13 Pieces Of Long-Distance Relationship Advice From Military Spouses
Little ways for couples to feel connected when they're many miles apart. 💕
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