MH17, Iraq, Gaza and the Deadly Verbal Dance Around Killing People

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Global leaders speak the same language when distancing themselves from the killing of civilians in military operations.

Green Berets in Iraq: “Our boots will not touch the ground. You just watch.”

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Immediately prior to their recent deployment in Iraq, the Green Berets were awarded their BJJ black belts from Grandmaster Hener Seagull.

9 Months in Afghanistan, and Then Home to This

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This heartwarming video shows Florida State student, Pi Kappa Alpha brother and US Sergeant, Clark Raham returns home after a nine month tour in Afghanistan. He shows up at a party to surprise his girlfriend and the result is beautiful.

Are your tissues handy?

A Day w/o Gun Sanity = A Day with Senseless Death & Heartbreak

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Sending our kids to elementary school or college, attending a political rally or going to the movies, hanging out at the corner store or walking home with a snack, should not be a death sentence.

What Does Memorial Day Make You Think Of?

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A series of short personal reflections on the multiple meanings of Memorial Day.

Military Lending and Debt

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In honor of Memorial Day, ProPublica and Marketplace hosted a live discussion on the issues facing military members in debt.

Defense Secretary Hagel Open To Reviewing Military’s Transgender Ban

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Did you know that the lifting of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” did not apply to trans*gendered people? Well, change could be coming.

The Mommy Effect (Guante) [Video]

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Spoken word artist Guante on what “…the Pentagon calls ‘The Mommy Effect’”.

10 Things MBA Students Can Learn from Infantry School

Friends in high places: Company D checks on ANA observation posts

Military principles significantly complement business tactics, says straight-talking Texas entrepreneur David M. Smith.

Transmilitary

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The end of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” allowed gay, lesbian, and bisexual service members to serve openly in the military. But what about trans*people?

I’d Rather Be Girl-Untitled Documentary-Nicole’s Story

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What if you were cast as the wrong character in the story of your life? Would you be brave enough to re-write the script as Nicole is doing?

The Price of a Salute Among Leaders of Men

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What have you done, today, to earn the loyalty of those who follow you?

Where Are You From? David Dorsett Explores What Home Means to Military Brats

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GMP continues its celebration of The Month of the Military Child

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.

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.