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.

A Startling Contrast: Looking at Veteran Unemployment Rates by Gender

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Small decrease in unemployed male veterans. Dramatic decrease in unemployed female veterans. Why?

8 Navy SEAL Tips For More Self-Confidence

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Learn Navy SEAL David Rutherford’s 8 tips to more self-confidence.

Jonathan & Dwayne: A Story About Love

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First wish. First parade. First time he proposed in front of over 200,000 people.

Artis Henderson’s ‘Unremarried Widow’ [Review and Interview]

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“Everything will be ok.” When you are the widow of a serviceman who died in Iraq, those words are so not ok. Jesse Kornbluth talks to Artis Chester about her book and her life.

The Top 5 War & Veterans Articles of 2013

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Our top 5 war and veterans articles of 2013.

My Dad: Vietnam Veteran & Man in the 21st Century

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Sara Freeman interviews her father about his military experiences and about being a man in the 21st century.

The Profound Strength of an Unclenched Fist

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What Renner Larson’s grandfather, uncle and Dick Van Dyke taught him about masculinity.

Ordeal by Military Healthcare

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After mysteriously falling ill while on a tour of duty in Korea, Brad Christy was put through the ringer of medical tests. The military healthcare system couldn’t find anything wrong with him, but slapped him with a sizable medical bill anyway.

Why Women Need to Challenge Men in Healthy Ways

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Iraq War veteran Michael Anthony believes women should challenge men, not coddle them.