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The Pentagon must deal with the Oklahoma National Guard vaccine revolt
'This is Trumpism manifesting itself in the state Guard.'
The military keeps finding it did nothing wrong when it investigates itself
Lack of accountability.
America’s special operations force is facing an identity crisis
America’s secret warriors—who cemented themselves as the nation’s “go-to” force—will need to find that balance in a world where the global order has changed.
Why we should never forget the shameful treatment of Black service members
The experience of Black veterans is the experience of the nation, but some are trying to remove them from the conversation.
They were children when the Afghanistan War began. As soldiers they carried the burden of ending it
"I feel like I let down a 20-year generation of soldiers."
The debate over registering women for the draft is a waste of time: There is no draft
The draft has been dead as a doornail for nearly 50 years.
This scene in ‘Clear and Present Danger’ brilliantly shows the gulf between politicians and those on the front lines
“The course of action I’d suggest is a course of action I can’t suggest.”
The Pentagon quietly removed more than 130,000 Afghanistan War photos and videos from public view
The photos were ostensibly removed in order to protect Afghan civilians from Taliban reprisals, however many of the missing images show U.S. troops at war.
Forget China: The Pentagon needs to defeat sharks
Sharks are the real 'pacing challenge.'
A paratrooper turned movie advisor explains why shootings like Alec Baldwin’s shouldn’t happen
“If there’s lessons to be learned by everybody, then there’s lessons to be learned. I’d like to think that the whole industry, globally, will take those lessons on board.”
‘I never left anybody’ — Fighting for veterans left behind by the country they served
Veterans mustered resources to swiftly bring home stranded Afghan allies and are working together to do the same for deported U.S. veterans.
The Pentagon’s hottest new catchphrase sounds a lot like its old one
No more 'great power competition.'
Leaked documents reveal just how concerned the Marine Corps was about Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller’s call for ‘revolution’
'Every generation needs a revolution. It is time for change.'
This fake-looking Air Force photo is totally real and totally amazing
This picture looks fake but trust us, it's totally real.
Milley defends call to ‘very nervous’ Chinese officials who feared a US attack was imminent
'I’m not going to tip off any enemy to what the United States is going to do in an actual plan.'
America’s top generals finally cut the bulls–t on Afghanistan
The point of contention was when – not if – Afghanistan would fall.
Trump’s Mar-a-Lago buddies tried to get the VA to sell access to veterans’ medical records
A congressional investigation prompted by ProPublica’s reporting found Trump’s “Mar-a-Lago crowd,” wealthy civilians with no U.S. government or military experience, pursued a plan to monetize veterans’ medical data.
‘Hold on to something!’ — A moment that shifted the fate of the USS Samuel B. Roberts crew
“The explosion created a 20-foot hole along the bottom of the ship’s hull."
At least four mid-level officers have publicly revolted against military leaders. What’s going on?
'You just have to ask yourself: What is going on?'
The Space Force enlisted rank insignia are here, and they look a lot like ‘Star Trek’
'The Delta, of course, is pure Star Trek and everybody knows it.'
This Marine officer wants to charge a general with ‘dereliction of duty’ over Afghanistan
Good initiative. Bad judgment.
How Mark Milley became America’s most politicized general
War is politics – and vice versa.
US troops are still in Syria and nobody can give a good answer as to why
The U.S. military’s presence in Syria is a mission looking for a strategy.
How 9/11 changed the nature of American war — and how it shaped those who fight it
For a time before Sept. 11, 2001, America seemed invincible.