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.

Partial Reversal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Only a Beginning

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The reversal of one policy fuels the questioning of discrimination, diplomacy, and the use of the military.

Dog Saves Suicidal Veteran

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After watching this dog save a suicidal veteran, Louise Thayer shares her experience with PTSD, veterans, and service animals.

The Day I Stood in the Command Tent Hearing of Your Death, Father

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Veteran Airman Nicholas Miele skillfully juxtaposes a personal rite of passage with a personal loss.

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.

Marine Sings ‘Home’ on Flight Back From Training

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Matt Bussen’s soulful in-flight rendition of Michael Bublé’s “Home” gives voice to every soldier’s feelings on homecoming.

How much of the CIA Torture Report should be Made Public?

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This is a fight for the Integrity, Credibility and Soul of America and what we stand for.

Are Drones More than Killing and Surveillance Machines?

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How do we benefit from drones without giving up our privacy, civil rights and humanity in the process?

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?