Quentin Lucas found himself in the military, facing court martial, before he could begin to see what a ‘real man’ might be.
Endless occupations, big government, the imperial theme, and teen soldiers—not easy topics for high schoolers. Teacher Jeremy McKeen shares his wish for his grown up students off at war. — “Go and teach Jeremy how to play with G.I. Joes,” I remember a relative saying to one of my older cousins when I was six. I had […]
How much have things changed since the very beginning?
They want to keep you on your toes, to keep you uncertain of what is coming next, because it is just one way of breaking down your resistance to them moulding you the way they want.
This Rose Bowl reunion will touch your heart.
No one would have predicted TJ Trent’s success, not even him. One thing helped him survive and reach the top.
I wasn’t looking for a rite of passage when I joined the army, but I sure as hell found it.
TJ Trent runs to change, to make his fresh start. To a new life.
Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads. __ There is no better place to witness the changing roles of men and women in the larger culture than through the lens of parenthood. But rather than speculate on what and how contemporary fathers do what they do, we’d like to bring […]
Veteran Airman Nicholas Miele skillfully juxtaposes a personal rite of passage with a personal loss.
September brings my annual ritual of brushing up on the basest college football knowledge for use in conversation.
Poet and U.S. Army veteran Dwight Gray captures how war changes soldiers in this poem of departure and homecoming.
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.
Bernard Jordan, an 89-year-old-veteran, escaped from his nursing home to commemorate D-Day in Normandy.
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.