The Power of Music In War


In a remarkable story, WWII Veteran Jack Leroy Tueller shares an account that shows the power of music in war.

April Call for Submissions: The Month of the Military Child

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Are you a military child with a story to tell? We want YOU!

Senate Blocks Veteran’s Bill: Jon Stewart’s Response

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Senate kills bill that would help veterans–tries to add Iran sanction to make it pass.

What They Don’t Tell You About Your First Time Under Fire


Former Marine and present UN Field Security Officer, Dewaine Farria, shares his gripping insight into courage—told through the experience of his first time under fire.

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


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

Blood Lessons: Stepping Into the Ring and Pushing Back Against Life


Martial artist, coach, and award-winning war correspondent, Shawn Rhodes shares what he’s learned from his years on the mat.

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


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

Everybody Loves Grease, Including These Marines

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In the midst of a serious job, these Swedish Marines took a little time to go Greased Lightning.

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.

Camouflage is the New Black

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Greg White attempted at 53 what he had once accomplished at 18, hoping just to live…

4 Ways Anyone Can Be More Like a Marine

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Former NAVY Intelligence Officer Eric Wentz believes U.S. citizens appreciate the character of those protecting them.

Call for Submissions: War & Veterans

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

For My Dad on Veteran’s Day

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I’ve seen a bunch of people thank my dad for serving in the Marines. I’ve just never been one of them.

Can the Marines Survive Girly Hats?


Thomas Pluck, on how insulting it is to call the new Marine hats “girly”.

Why My Dad Is the Coolest Guy I Know

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After all these years together Pat Brothwell finally realizes what makes his dad so cool.

Why Might Today’s Man Want to Practice Today’s Yoga?

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If it’s good enough for the Army and the Marines, what’s stopping today’s man from getting into yoga?