My Son Got Arrested But It’s Not His Fault

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Parents mean well when they call professors to offer excuses, but they end up revealing more than they intend.

Sergeant Major Bart Womack Examines a 2003 Embedded Enemy Attack and Honors Military Children Left Behind

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“From the moment I sat down to write this book, I immediately wanted to do something for the very young sons of our fallen.”

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.

Fleeing Iraq to Die in America: One Man’s Story

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Iraqi artist and special needs teacher came to America for a safer life.

Why Some War-Stressed Soldiers Cheat on Spouses

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Iraq War veteran Michael Anthony discusses sex in the military and how the strains of war can lead to infidelity.

The Swift and Quiet Death of ‘Loyal Opposition’

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Here’s to wishing the Democratic opposition to Iraq took a page from Lindsey Graham’s playbook.

Soldiers Surprisingly Resilient to PTSD after Iraq and Afghanistan

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Studies show that troops in the UK have become more resilient to PTSD

What’s Going on With U.S. Veterans 2014? (Infographic)

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Discover some of the issues facing today’s veterans in this easily shareable infographic.

We Will Need Monuments Men For As Long As Ancient Sites Remain Battlefields

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Emma Cunliffe believes the “The Monument Men” film isn’t just representative of history; saving art and culture amidst war will be part of our future as well.

The Sound It Makes When It Takes A Man’s Life

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Award-winning war correspondent Shawn Rhodes shares what warriors taught him about men, fear and freedom.

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.

Artis Henderson’s ‘Unremarried Widow’ [Review and Interview]

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“Everything will be ok.” When you are the widow of a serviceman who died in Iraq, those words are so not ok. Jesse Kornbluth talks to Artis Chester about her book and her life.

Call for Submissions: War & Veterans

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We are proud to announce the beginning of a new War & Veterans section.

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.

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

Yellow Card Warnings and Iraqi War Crimes

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Tommy Raskin wants to leaders to be held accountable for war crimes so that students can learn the truth about consequences.