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.

Boot Camp–1967

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Brady Peterson captures the sexual frustration of the deployed man while at the same time tapping into a deeper kind of loneliness.

Remembering the Soldiers

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Vaughn Granier on giving respect to those who give the “ultimate sacrifice”.

I Am an American Teacher. I Am an American Soldier.

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American soldier and educator J.D. Wilson explains how the military taught him to be a better teacher and a better man.

Veteran’s Day and the Dead of Ox Hill

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Brian Shea on remembering not just the honored, but the forgotten.

The Rhetorical Question of War

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“Why are we even still sending people over there?”

Canada Loses Its Innocence

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The attack on the Canadian Parliament, the symbol of democracy and the heart of our nation, was a shock to the Canadian psyche, explains Tim O’Connor.

What’s Wrong With Being a Sharp Dressed Man?

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Since when is it superficial to care about how you look? Maybe it’s superficial for you to criticize.