The Paradox of Playing Small

Does a woman need a man to keep her life on track? Edie Weinstein’s father gave conflicting advice.

Returning Soldier Surprises Wife and Son at the Parade

This Rose Bowl reunion will touch your heart.

Boot Camp–1967

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

Tis the Season for Feigning Football Interest

September brings my annual ritual of brushing up on the basest college football knowledge for use in conversation.

One Letter Away From (D)anger

Tree hugging hippie pacifist Edie Weinstein discovers that anger can be a positive emotion when used for good.

Veterans Dying On Waiting List: What it Means

Iraq War veteran Michael Anthony discusses the latest VA crisis and what it means for veterans and the United States.

Why Are These Two Navy Dudes Doing a Lip Sync to Frozen? [Video]

Dillan DiGiovanni is curious why they did it, but all that really matters is, it’s awesome.

April Call for Submissions: The Month of the Military Child

Are you a military child with a story to tell? We want YOU!

Senate Blocks Veteran’s Bill: Jon Stewart’s Response

Senate kills bill that would help veterans–tries to add Iran sanction to make it pass.

Meet the Teen Diving Champ With Two Dads

“When people ask me what it is like to be straight and to have gay parents, I tell them ‘It’s great!’”

What’s Going on With U.S. Veterans 2014? (Infographic)

Discover some of the issues facing today’s veterans in this easily shareable infographic.

Jonathan & Dwayne: A Story About Love

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

An Honorable Navy Hazing

Christopher Carter Sanderson expected that combat would challenge him, he just didn’t count on the enemy being closer to home.

Call for Submissions: War & Veterans

We are proud to announce the beginning of a new War & Veterans section.

Remembrance Day: “The Silence Where A Father Should Have Been.”

Carmen Thompson, on “The Quiet Man, my father, a Gunner in the Navy…and a quiet deeper than the sea.”

Uniformed Code of Military Injustice

UCMJ – Unjustly Coddling Military Jerks