The H.E.R.O. Corps

for the hero corps by protect

We throw the word hero around a little too casually these days. Here are some men who earn the title.

Call for Submissions: War & Veterans

Veterans Memorial

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

22 Veterans Will Kill Themselves Today


War veteran believes “There’s probably a tidal wave of suicides coming.”

What Our Nation’s Veterans Can Teach Us About Ourselves


How service to others restores and develops our sense of purpose.

100 Words on Love: Ninety-Nine

immigrants, grandfathers, war veterans, fathers, grief, cancer, death, love, familial love, paternal devotion, The Good Life, 100 Words on Love, men on love

Ninety-nine and only faded battlefields behind me: grumbling tanks, tire treads, bodies laid on broken pavement.

Steubenville Will Keep Happening … Until We Change This

military cemeteries, war deaths, military, modern warfare, war

We can’t address rape culture without taking a long, hard look at our war culture.

Sergeants’ Initiation


Newly minted sergeants under surprise attack in Vietnam must act on their own authority for survival.

Joseph L. Galloway, Combat Journalist, on Vietnam [Video]


Galloway speaks with respect for both the enemy and his fellow soldiers in the war in Vietnam.

Is It Fair to Believe Men Can Be Summed Up By Our Desire to Drink, F*** and Swear?


Even “regular guys” aren’t two-dimensional stereotypes, says Tom Matlack.