Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego - Recruits of India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, conduct pull-ups during a physical training event at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Dec. 28, 2015.
Joining the Military
Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Join The Military
Carl Forsling explains all the reasons you shouldn’t join the armed forces.
Applicants are sworn into service at the Military Entrance Processing Station on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 7, 2014.
Community
Including Women Is Not The Right Next Step For Selective Service
The Selective Service system is an antiquated relic of a bygone era and should be eliminated for all Americans.
New Year's Resolutions, Army-style
Health & Fitness
7 Steps To Keeping Any New Year’s Resolution
Here are the 7 science-backed steps to setting a goal for 2016 and sticking with it.
Chaplain (Maj.) Robert Allman (middle) with Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, Combined task Force Dragoon, gathers fellow troopers together during a Christmas service Dec. 25, 2013, at Combat Outpost Shur Andam, Afghanistan.
Community
How To Cope When The Holidays Aren’t Exactly Happy
If this holiday season is a struggle for you, these six things can help you feel a little better.
Capt. Kristen Griest and U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 render a salute during their graduation at Fort Benning, Ga., Aug. 21, 2015.
Leadership
Great Leadership Has Nothing To Do With Gender
It is not gender, but rather leadership and integrity that matter when it comes to the people we want serving in the armed forces.
Marines work out in the Devil Dog gym at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, Sept. 27, 2015.
Health & Fitness
A Marine Corps Vet Reflects On His Favorite Military Gyms
After 25 years of lifting weights, this Marine vet’s best iron moments came within the walls of the military’s most hardcore gyms.
Achilles drags the dead body of Hector in front of the gates of Troy in this painting by Franz Matsch
Community
Why Ancient Greek Heroes Are Still So Appealing In Today’s Culture
Heroes of antiquity still have a lot to teach us about our own virtues and flaws.
U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen quarterback Ricky Dobbs watches the clock wind down on the academy's 35-13 victory over the University of Missouri Tigers at the 2009 Texas Bowl at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas on Dec. 31, 2009.
Community
This Former Navy QB Is Setting Himself Up For A Post-Military NFL Career
Ricky Dobbs balances military service with dreams of playing in the NFL.
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Humor
An Army Interrogator’s Tips For Picking Someone Up At A Bar
A former Army interrogator offers tactical advice that can be used in any bar.
U.S. Air Force Capt. Cody Vandegriff, a pilot assigned to the 27th Fighter Squadron, examines a map at Langley Air Force Base, Nov. 19, 2015.
Family & Relationships
A Survival Expert Prepares Your Family For Any Disaster
Here are a few simple things you can do to ensure you're all ahead of the curve the next time things go sideways.
Navy defensive end Sean Reaver celebrates after a fourth-quarter touchdown during the 115th Army-
Community
Why I Won’t Be Watching The Army–Navy Football Game
An Army officer on why he doesn’t care about the Army-Navy game.
U.S. Army Gen. Norman H. Schwarzkopf, commander of U.S. Central Command, speaks to U.S. soldiers inside a hangar while visiting a base camp during Operation Desert Shield, April 1, 1992.
History
Schwarzkopf’s Life Advice On Making Friends And Fighting Wars
Author Gus Lee remembers a conversation with his mentor at West Point, then-Maj. Norman Schwarzkopf.
The U.S. Capitol Building is seen late in the evening from Pennsylvania Avenue on Tuesday, June 24, 2008.
Leadership
Congress Needs More Diversity, Not More Veterans
More veterans in Congress is not the country’s solution to national security; we need more diversity overall.
Paratroopers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, jump from a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster over Malamute Drop Zone, the primary drop zone for Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Sept. 19, 2013.
Support
These Army Veterans Are On A Quest To Make The World A Safer Place
The journey of the Stabilitas founders from the military to civilian entrepreneurship offers unique lessons about transition.
Master Sgt. John Willard lowers a turkey into a turkey fryer at Dover Air Force Base, Del., Nov. 16, 2012.
History
So Why Do We Eat Turkey On Thanksgiving?
Here's some Thanksgiving trivia you may not have been aware of.