Peace: Let it Reign

Tom Laemlein reflects how when mankind is at its best when things are at their worst.

On Peace

Dale A. Dye considers war and peace, and the many ways that peace sucks.

Anger not working? Try optimism

Why do people feel worse, when life is actually getting better?

Peace?

In one sentence, or with a photo, how would you define “peace”?

Some Thoughts on Peace

What does Peace mean to you? Shaun Darragh describes what Peace means to a Peacekeeper.

Giving Peace a Chance

Doug Bradley learned that the most important lessons are those that cost the most.

Thank You for Your Service and Welcome Home!

Veteran: One who wrote a blank check to Uncle Sam for up to and including their life.

How To Honor Soldiers Who Died For No Reason?

We can’t keep pretending that most of our wars have been noble or worthwhile, so where does that put us on Memorial Day?

When Does a War Truly End?

Thomas Pluck believes that wars battle on until everyone touched by them is dead. And on and on they go.

My Father, Ft. Bragg 1966

John Tinseth looks back at his father’s odd A-Team going into Vietnam.

Forty Years Later, The Vietnam War Unites a Father and Son

They didn’t see eye to eye then. Today they agree: “Nothing will change until we force it to. Maybe the only answer is revolution.”

Inspiration Unpacked: Are We Ready to Grow Up?

The world now demands a maturity of America that we may not be able to achieve. ~ Dr. Martin Luther King

A Personal History Lesson — On Turning 65

Thoughts on women’s rights and war, on stay-at-home dads and empty nest syndrome. From someone who’s been there, done that.

Tai Sao?

All Vietnam veterans have stories. Allen Fraser Clark’s involves a child, a game, and a tragedy.

Honoring the Rest Who Served

When most people think of veterans and heroes, they think of men in uniform. But Memorial Day is for the others who served, too.

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.