‘Working Out’ PTSD – Exercise is a Vital Part of Treatment

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Targeted exercise programs can improve the physical and mental health of patients with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Even The Strongest Men Break Down And Cry When Love Arrives

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A marine gets a surprise visit from his wife.

The Unnatural Desert of War

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First, there was a war on crime, then a war on drugs and then a war on war.

How Will the Syrian War be resolved?

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The Syrian crisis calls for broad multilateral negotiations involving the entire Middle East and not just focussed on one troubled country.

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.

Why Won’t Major Media Report on Muslims Combatting Terrorism?

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The terrible truth of the media: war sells, peace doesn’t.

The Breech

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Sean Davis gives a haunting first-person account of the inhumanity (and the humanity) of war.

The Rhetorical Question of War

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

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

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Von Thompson writes of the Pacific Island nation of Palau, haunted by the clash of Japanese and American forces during World War II.

‘Fury’ Brings War to Sharp Focus

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James Halcomb reviews ‘Fury’ and talks about his fears for men in war.

The Success of Captain Whitaker’s Dress

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To mark Halloween, here’s a poem from Stephen Scott Whitaker about a costume–a costume that is both funny and indicative of how gender affects interactions.

The Lid Has Been Lifted on Poor Veteran Care—Now We Need to Improve It

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The government stands accused of failing to give former military personnel quick access to healthcare. But the type of care they receive is also a problem.

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“Martin never expected to kill anyone when he was in the war. He had decided ahead of time to leave the killing up to the Marines.” By Sharon Erby

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Kurdish Female Freedom Fighters, Equal in War

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Kurdish women more than prove their equality and metal as freedom fighters. Will they be equal in peace as well?

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.