Peace: Let it Reign

Tom Laemlein reflects how when mankind is at its best when things are at their worst.

On Peace

Dale A. Dye considers war and peace, and the many ways that peace sucks.

Anger not working? Try optimism

Why do people feel worse, when life is actually getting better?


In one sentence, or with a photo, how would you define “peace”?

Some Thoughts on Peace

What does Peace mean to you? Shaun Darragh describes what Peace means to a Peacekeeper.

Giving Peace a Chance

Doug Bradley learned that the most important lessons are those that cost the most.

Land of the Free Because of the Brave: Life After War

For our veterans, life after war requires assimilation into a culture that understands very little about them and their service.

100 Words on Love: Return to Vietnam

He was shot 7 times by Americans. No one had apologized for what they had done.

Hiding Weakness Kills Men

Most men think we have to bear our burdens alone. We don’t confess our worries, our sadnesses, our confusion, our despair. And that kills men.

Hike for Heroes 2014: Combating Veteran Suicide One Step at a Time

Support a father and son pair as they hike the Appalachian Trail to raise money and awareness to save veterans from suicide.

Veterans, the Shutdown, and Consequences of Operating in a Rigged System

After meeting a young combat veteran with a brain injury, it occurs to Alex Steed that in this rigged system, there are no consequences to politicians for the harm they cause.

Combat Vets Denied Benefits Because of Lost Records

ProPublica reports on a profound and systematic failure within the US Military to maintain combat records. Failures which may put our soldiers at risk and deny benefits to combat veterans.

Does ‘Helmet Cam’ Combat Video Glorify War?

Does this video of a soldier wearing a helmet cam while being shot 4 times, which has gone wildly viral, glorify war or warn of its atrocities?

From the Bottom of the 47 Percent

Sean Davis came from the poorest of the poor, from the white-trash, from food stamps and toys made from boxes of government cheese—and he has a message for America.

A Love Story In 22 Pictures

Watch as this couple’s life together unfolds…through thick and thin, in sickness and health, and from a war zone to home again.

Boys, Men, and Suicide

Although 80% of completed suicides are by males, there are no national programs specifically aimed at men or boys. Tom Golden wants to change that.