The Day I Stood in the Command Tent Hearing of Your Death, Father

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Veteran Airman Nicholas Miele skillfully juxtaposes a personal rite of passage with a personal loss.

Tis the Season for Feigning Football Interest

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September brings my annual ritual of brushing up on the basest college football knowledge for use in conversation.

The Foyer of a Soldier’s House

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Poet and U.S. Army veteran Dwight Gray captures how war changes soldiers in this poem of departure and homecoming.

Letting Go: A Mother Prepares for Her Son’s Enlistment

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In just two weeks Marilyn Weingard’s son Steven is leaving to help a nation at war. Here’s how she made peace with his decision.

89-Year-Old Veteran Escapes Nursing Home to Join Comrades in Normandy

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Bernard Jordan, an 89-year-old-veteran, escaped from his nursing home to commemorate D-Day in Normandy.

The ‘F’-Word: Once Heard, Cannot Be Unheard

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I feel I speak on behalf of every single person that has dealt with these issues that it shouldn’t GET better, it should BE better from day one.

Veterans Dying On Waiting List: What it Means

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Iraq War veteran Michael Anthony discusses the latest VA crisis and what it means for veterans and the United States.

The Price of a Salute Among Leaders of Men

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What have you done, today, to earn the loyalty of those who follow you?

Four Ways to Support and Appreciate Military Children

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GMP joins the nation in celebrating April as The Month of the Military Child

The Power of Music In War

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In a remarkable story, WWII Veteran Jack Leroy Tueller shares an account that shows the power of music in war.

April Call for Submissions: The Month of the Military Child

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Are you a military child with a story to tell? We want YOU!

Soldiers Surprisingly Resilient to PTSD after Iraq and Afghanistan

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

Senate Blocks Veteran’s Bill: Jon Stewart’s Response

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Senate kills bill that would help veterans–tries to add Iran sanction to make it pass.

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

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

Man On Fire: The Destructive Power Of Self-Mutilation

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After he lost his brother, Jarad Dewing tried everything to release the pain locked inside of him.

Judge to Vet: “Your Service in Iraq Makes You a Threat to Society.”

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How war led to a ten year prison sentence for Andrew Chambers.