For The First Time In Years, There Were No US Military Combat Deaths In March

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Last month marked the first time in over a decade that we saw zero fatalities among US troops in combat.

War. What Is It Good For? Still Absolutely Nothing.

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Marines who fought at the battle for Fallujah are now wondering if they fought in vain. Which prompts Michael Kasdan to seek an answer to the question of what war is really good for.

The Top 5 War & Veterans Articles of 2013

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Our top 5 war and veterans articles of 2013.

My Dad: Vietnam Veteran & Man in the 21st Century

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Sara Freeman interviews her father about his military experiences and about being a man in the 21st century.

What the Veterans of the Iraq War Deserve

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Today is Veterans Day, on this day let us not forget the Iraq War.

Soldiers and PTSD, Part 1: Going Vegan

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How Veganism Helped One Soldier with PTSD.

The Breech

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Sean Davis gives a haunting first-person account of the inhumanity (and the humanity) of war.

How to Be a Standup Comedian

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Michael Anthony is an Iraq War veteran, writer, and standup comedian. Here, he takes you through a typical performance.

Of Chemical Weapons and Poetry

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Syria’s a hot mess right now, and that’s often where poetry grows best.

Torture Victims Sued By Torturers. Seriously.

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Truth is stranger than fiction, and more depressing.

Gay Iraq War Vet Gets Booed by Anti-Gay Protesters in Texas

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As a nation, we have the highest respect for our men and women of the United States military. Well, that is, unless they are gay or lesbian.

Army Admits War Records Gap Is Real, Launches Recovery Effort

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The U.S. Army has conceded a significant loss of records documenting battlefield action and other operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and has launched a global search to recover and consolidate field records from the wars.

War Correspondents at the Brooklyn Brewery Presents: Michael Kamber

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Photojournalists on War: The Untold Stories Behind The Headlines, a conversation with Steve Hindy and Michael Kamber.

The Soundtrack of My Republican Life

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How Edwin Lyngar became disenchanted with the right-wing political climate in which he was raised.

Veterans Call to Community and Are Answered with Support

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Purple Heart Homes builds accessible homes for disabled American veterans from all eras.

Torture, American Style

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Study concludes that US torture after 9/11 had “no justification” and “damaged the standing of our nation.”