9 Incredibly Important Things to Consider Before You Join the Military

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Peter Ross says he owes everything he is today to his decision to sign on the dotted line. But before you enlist, he wants you to think through these 9 important things.

Returning Soldier Surprises Wife and Son at the Parade

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This Rose Bowl reunion will touch your heart.

How To Honor Soldiers Who Died For No Reason?

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We can’t keep pretending that most of our wars have been noble or worthwhile, so where does that put us on Memorial Day?

PTSD and the War at Home: A Soldier’s Story of Return and Recovery

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Sgt Billy Caviness, who was wounded in Afghanistan, recounts his battle with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Who are Heroes?

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Not everybody who fights in combat is a hero — and not every every hero in a war fights.

Tom Brady Is a Liar, But So Are We

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We live in a culture of lying, and it’s not Tom Brady’s fault, it’s our own. We’ve outgrown integrity.

The Military’s Breaking New Ground

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Helping men heal from sexual trauma.

His Dogs Saved His Life. Can Yours Do The Same For You?

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Shawn Henfling looks back at the effect his dogs have had on his own mental health.

Unspoken at JFK

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David Eye offers a moment of horror and a moment of beauty at the airport.

Military Recruit Training as a Modern Day Rite of Passage for Men

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I wasn’t looking for a rite of passage when I joined the army, but I sure as hell found it.

Trans-military: A Personal Perspective on Serving

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Why would a person serve in a military that doesn’t want them? One trans-officer offers their (anonymous) perspective.

How Do The Changing Roles Of Masculinity Affect Your Relationship?

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We keep searching for ways to define ourselves and our masculinity. Steven Lake examines how societal change and men’s view of themselves affect relationships.

Is a Man Who Kills Still a Good Man?

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Is it possible that the brutal attributes we deplore in men define them as “good” in a way that being kind and compassionate cannot?

Why Did I Go to War?

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Vic Sizemore thought he knew why he was going to war. Now, he’s not so sure.

Advanced Warfare and US Foreign Policy

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What “Call of Duty” can tell us about US foreign policy.