The Story of Reckless: The War Hero You Never Knew Of

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You’ve heard of the famous racing ones: Seabiscuit, Secretariat, War Admiral. But there’s one horse– a decorated military hero– you haven’t heard of. It’s the story of Sgt. Reckless, the little chestnut Mongolian mare.

The Rhetorical Question of War

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

A Warrior Makes His Sister’s Wedding, and Her Day

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Warriors put their lives in harms way and sacrifice themselves for us all. Moments of grace such as these make life so much better.

‘Your Country Needs You': Why did so Many Volunteer in 1914?

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Some went willingly, some went reluctantly, some signed up their horses. The volunteer soldiers of World War I.

Will Ceasefire in Gaza Last or is Death not yet Satiated?

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After decades of fighting, misery, terror and death on both sides, can Israeli and Palestinians make peace?

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?

Missing the Closeness of Brotherhood: An Interview With Sebastian Junger

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“We have the most effective military in world history and we can’t schedule a simple surgery for one of our vets. It’s just insane.”

100 Words on Love: February, 1942

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The threat of war, the fear of death: none of that in the photograph.

Coming Home. A Moving Tribute to the Moments When Soldiers Return to their Loved Ones

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Dare you not to cry.

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.

“If a male is not a child and is not…fighting…he is considered disposable”

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This comment by Danny on the post Dead Men Don’t Count in War I don’t think it’s men in general whose lives are disposable but rather a bit of a split. When it comes to putting men into military service and sending them off to wars its not that they are disposable and have no […]

The Top 5 War & Veterans Articles of 2013

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Our top 5 war and veterans articles of 2013.

Soldiers and PTSD, Part 1: Going Vegan

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How Veganism Helped One Soldier with PTSD.

26 Notes Of Gratitude

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A woman expresses her thanks, and it feels really nice.

Gaining Custody of Your Child After Deployment

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Ardra Bey, Esq. offers advice for returning servicemen attempting to gain custody of children.

Memorial Day: Through the Eyes of a Veteran

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Sean Davis remembers the fallen soldiers he served with and looks ahead to new challenges.