By Daniel Chavez
An estimated 22 veterans a day commit suicide as a result of the medication prescribed for PTSD symptoms.
By Art Fritzson, Lloyd W. Howell, Jr., Dov S. Zakheim ... via Business-Strategy.com
Millennials are changing the look of the military. Soldiers are more tech-savvy, open-minded, can multitask, and may be unprepared for command and control.
By Cindy Foley...via FamilyWize.org
The holiday season is a time that most people spend with their families, but for many troops they will not be able to do this. Help make the holidays less lonely for troops who do so much for our country. Make a difference.
By Molly O'Toole...via HuffingtonPost.com
Women have been serving in documented combat roles for years, yet they don't qualify for higher ranking positions due to the Combat Exclusion Rule. With the ACLU behind them, these feminine warriors are fighting for their rights.
By Associated Press ... via Fox News
More than half of the US troops in Afghanistan are headed back to the states, but 63,000 still remain behind. How long will we still be in Afghanistan and will their military be stable enough to leave? General John Allen gives us an update.
By Elizabeth Montalbano ... via DesignNews
The US military is funding a project to build a lightweight prosthetic arm for amputee soldiers called DEKA, revolutionizing the world of prosthetics.
By Jessica Thomas
Like Vietnam, a high rate of service members returning from Afghanistan and Iraq gradually display ill mental health effects due to combat. Nearly 300,000 returning veterans report symptoms of PTSD.
By Rick Montgomery ... via The Kansas City Star
At first the transition is sweet. You’re safe at home. You’re not taking orders. Others will fight those foreign wars. Then what?
By Marni E. Goldberg
Army 1st Lt. Ashley White Stumpf, 24, died on October 22, 2011 while serving her country in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. A 2009 Kent State graduate, Ashley was assigned to the 230th Brigade Support Battalion, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, North Carolina National Guard, Goldsboro, N.C., and served as a member of the Cultural Support Team attached to a Joint Special Operations Task Force in Afghanistan. She was an amazing young woman serving in a unique and dangerous position, and will be greatly missed...
By Marni E. Goldberg
It was a great day on Sunday, December 18, 2011 witnessing our troops cross the Iraq border in what is being hailed as the end of the Iraq War. Our troops were diligent in their mission, and represented our country with great honor.