Home of the Brave: How a Once Great Country Lost its Way

It’s time to put aside our differences and work together to get things done.

Mother’s Day is Selfish! (and Other Gaslighting Techniques)

Why is there always a “woman to blame”—even on Mother’s Day?

They Deserved So Much Better: Sexuality & Service Members in the 20th Century

As MI5 is voted Britain’s most “gay-friendly” employer, many are reflecting on Alan Turing and the many other service members persecuted for their sexuality.

Comedy in Afghanistan – It’s Hard to Laugh in the Face of Death

But sometimes the hard things are also the necessary things.

She Said She Had Heard About Those Shoes

Remembering the soldiers who returned too soon.

A Salute to My Dad, An American Hero

A grateful daughter reconciles with her memories of her dad’s military career.

10 Things I Would Like To Tell The 18 Year Old Me

Lessons, big and small, David Soto wishes he could impart on his younger self.

My Father Buys a Ballroom in Shanghai, China, 1944

Lois Roma-Deeley shows how our parents can surprise us in this poem, which is a “war story” in every sense of the term.

Question of the Day: How Many Medal of Honor Recipients can You Name?

March 25th is National Medal of Honor Day. Do you know the names of any of the soldiers, sailors, airmen, or others who have received the Medal of Honor?

Life & Times Series: Part 4

Father Time presents:  “Life & Times – Fathers and Their Views about Time” Featuring a real-life dad offering his take on time  ◊♦◊ Johnny L. (California) Age: 53 Occupation: Navy Retired/Disabled Veteran/Navy Contractor – Systems Engineer Status: Married 22 years (1994-Present) with 2 daughters, ages 18 and 17 Wife is a Public School Librarian. FT: […]

My Family Is Having To Move Again And It’s My Fault

We’re moving again, my son is excited, my family is excited as a whole, but I’m nervous. It’s my fault. — I joined the military in 2007. My first five years were spent as a National Guardsman. It was a good experience and it helped me stay the course to graduate college. In 2012, I […]

Shooting Silhouettes

U.S. Army veteran Dwight Gray writes of fear and bravado on the shooting range.

Homeless In Fight For Their Survival

Those who do find housing will pay almost half of their income on rent in many areas across the country.

Baltimore: Police Violence Increases as Jobs Decrease

As long as private individuals can horde billions through exploitation and inheritance, they will direct the police to do whatever it takes to protect their wealth.

African American History Month, 2016

Revolutionaries must fight every instance of racism with the understanding that this fight is part of the effort to unite.

Call for Submissions: A Salute to Our Soldiers

Do you have a military hero? Tell us about him in our “For The Love of Men” section.