Michael Colombini on what it means to be a man from the viewpoint of someone who leads them into battle.
Von Thompson writes of the Pacific Island nation of Palau, haunted by the clash of Japanese and American forces during World War II.
Perry Brass’s elegy for Lance Corporal Greg Buckley, Jr. demonstrates the dark truth that, in war, one can’t always know who one’s enemy is.
Poet and U.S. Army veteran Dwight Gray captures how war changes soldiers in this poem of departure and homecoming.
What have you done, today, to earn the loyalty of those who follow you?
Discover some of the issues facing today’s veterans in this easily shareable infographic.
David Karpel on training his son in self-defense and character development.
Movement maverick Rafe Kelley on why we need less Ritalin and more wrestling.
Alan Bishop has demons. We all do. Here’s how he learned to fight his.
Does it take a special kind of courage to be a combat soldier—who pulls the trigger from an office, thousands of miles away?
Galloway speaks with respect for both the enemy and his fellow soldiers in the war in Vietnam.
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“Whether one sees combat or not, just being military can change a person in ways they may or may not be able to cope with.”
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