For The First Time In Years, There Were No US Military Combat Deaths In March

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Last month marked the first time in over a decade that we saw zero fatalities among US troops in combat.

Why Some War-Stressed Soldiers Cheat on Spouses


Iraq War veteran Michael Anthony discusses sex in the military and how the strains of war can lead to infidelity.

Soldiers Surprisingly Resilient to PTSD after Iraq and Afghanistan


Studies show that troops in the UK have become more resilient to PTSD

What’s Going on With U.S. Veterans 2014? (Infographic)


Discover some of the issues facing today’s veterans in this easily shareable infographic.

The Disposability of Boys


The UN’s recent reports on the treatment of children in Syria and in the Roman Catholic Church revealed some of the despicable acts committed against boys that are part of a disturbing and hidden global trend.

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We Will Need Monuments Men For As Long As Ancient Sites Remain Battlefields


Emma Cunliffe believes the “The Monument Men” film isn’t just representative of history; saving art and culture amidst war will be part of our future as well.

Can’t Stop Smiling Watching at This Afghan Soldier Learning English

Afghan Soldier Learning English

This makes me laugh. Is that wrong ?

War. What Is It Good For? Still Absolutely Nothing.

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Marines who fought at the battle for Fallujah are now wondering if they fought in vain. Which prompts Michael Kasdan to seek an answer to the question of what war is really good for.

Former Secretary of Defense’s New Memoir Shows Depressing Lack of Context


Robert Gates’ memoir criticizes everyone else and doesn’t acknowledge facts about our involvement with Afghanistan.

Mustache-a-Day: Colonel James P. Muri and our Veterans

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This Veteran’s Day we celebrate both the heroes and the great mustaches.

Iraqi And Afghan Interpreters Deemed Non-Essential, Abandoned Amid Government Shutdown

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Lost amid the frenzy over the federal government’s shutdown, Iraqis and Afghans who helped Americans at great risk are being left to their fates

Afghanistan and Iraq: Photographs by War Correspondent Michael Kamber


“You can’t enter here with a camera,” I was told repeatedly.

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What Changes Everything — an Excerpt


“Political discord in this land had always been marked by blood and pain. The stories were unending, shocking the first time, sad but predictable after that.” By Masha Hamilton

Jake Wood Sees a New Mission for Veterans


After months or even years fighting overseas, 92% of American veterans say they want to continue their service; meanwhile, one after another, natural disasters continue to wreak havoc worldwide.

Who Are We at War With? Sorry, That’s Classified


In a major national security speech this spring, President Obama said again and again that the U.S. is at war with “Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and their associated forces.” So who exactly are those associated forces? It’s a secret.

A Son Lost in Iraq, But Where is the Casualty Report?

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Nine years later, Jim Butler is still waiting for a report he may never get.