Fairchild Air Force Base active and Guard leadership tour the Spokane Veterans Affairs Medical Center while talking to staff and veterans in Spokane, Wash., Feb. 14, 2014.
Opinion
Health Care ‘Choice’ For Veterans Could Leave Many Without Options
Many of the proposals to provide veterans more choice in their health care could wind up cutting them off entirely.
Veterans Affairs Secretary-designate Dr. David Shulkin, currently undersecretary for health at the VA, is sworn-in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, prior to testifying at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee.
Opinion
The ‘Removal’ Of Senior Officials Will Be The First Big Test For New VA Secretary
It will not be enough for the VA secretary to say his hands are tied by law or bureaucratic procedure.
Future soldiers reciting the Oath of Enlistment during the 56th Annual Torrance Armed Forces Day Parade in Torrance, Calif., May 16, 2015.
Opinion
Why Discouraging Americans From Joining The Military Is Totally Wrong
A recent op-ed in Deadspin discouraged people from joining the military because Trump would be their boss. Here’s why that’s misguided.
A sergeant with a Marine Special Operations Team urges Afghan National Army Commandos to move together during a drill at a rifle range outside their compound in Herat, Afghanistan, Nov. 6, 2010.
Opinion
A Former MARSOC Raider Explains How The Travel Ban Endangers Special Operations Forces
Special operations forces rely on trust and respect with Muslim partners to do their jobs. Trump’s ban just broke that trust.
New runway offers new capabilities for FOB Delaram II
Opinion
Pilot Retention Is In A Death Spiral. Here’s How The Marine Corps Can Fix It
Pilots are getting out for better pay, better working conditions, and more flight time. The Marine Corps needs to take radical steps to stop the bleeding.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at the Redding Municipal Airport Friday, June 3, 2016, in Redding, Calif.
Opinion
To Hell With Political Boogeymen
If someone can’t, or won’t, articulate why they cast their vote in a political debate, that’s on them. No one else.