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In this timely poem, U.S. Army veteran Dwight Gray offers a stateside soldier’s take on xenophobia.

She Taught Him How to Find Meaning in All Those Little Flags

His daughter learned and then taught him the value in honoring the tradition of Memorial Day.

My Father Buys a Ballroom in Shanghai, China, 1944

Lois Roma-Deeley shows how our parents can surprise us in this poem, which is a “war story” in every sense of the term.

Call for Submissions: A Salute to Our Soldiers

Do you have a military hero? Tell us about him in our “For The Love of Men” section.

Veteran and Soldier Voices Have Found Their Home at The Good Men Project

And you can too. Add your voice to the conversation and write for us! Read their thoughts and ideas here. Join the conversation on our Facebook Page. Submit your own articles. Together, we are raising the bar as to what it takes to be good men in the 21st Century.

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A veteran father strategizes how to communicate with his ill child in Randy Brown’s sweet and unsettling poem.

When Soldiers are no Longer Allowed to do Their Jobs

Iraq Veteran describes how he was replaced by private contractors.

Task 47: Connect With Someone In the Military

Freedom definitely isn’t free. Have you connected with those responsible for it’s protection?

The Night I Killed a Baby: Another Christmas in Afghanistan

Sometimes, when you least expect it, your life can completely change.

What it Means to Be a Man

Michael Colombini on what it means to be a man from the viewpoint of someone who leads them into battle.

Before April

Guillermo Filice Castro recalls his time serving in the Argentine army during the British invasion of the Falkland Islands in this poem of comradeship and connection between men.

Inside the Mind of a Soldier: 5 Classic Military Stories

Venture onto the battlefield with titles that help you understand the human experience during war.

Thank You for Your Service and Welcome Home!

Veteran: One who wrote a blank check to Uncle Sam for up to and including their life.

Chasing Down the ‘Real Man’

Quentin Lucas found himself in the military, facing court martial, before he could begin to see what a ‘real man’ might be.

How a Pacifist Teacher Prepares His Students for War

Endless occupations, big government, and the imperial theme—not easy topics for high schoolers. Teacher Jeremy McKeen shares his wish for his grown-up students off at war.

240 Years Of US Army Uniforms In 2 Minutes

How much have things changed since the very beginning?