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‘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.
Point of impact: An untold story of escape from the Pentagon on 9/11 and the Forever Wars that followed
When Flight 77 hit the Pentagon, the Marine Corps and Defense Department prepared for war. Two decades later, this is that story of service and sacrifice.
The war in Afghanistan is over but military leaders are still trying to hide their failures
No more excuses.
The Navy’s deadly helicopter crash is a tragic reminder that troops die off the battlefield too
'Landing a helicopter on a ship is inherently more difficult than landing ashore.'
Smedley Butler’s fiery speech to World War I veterans is still relevant today
'Makes me so damn mad, a whole lot of people speak of you as tramps. By God, they didn't speak of you as tramps in 1917 and '18.'
It’s OK for troops and veterans to not be OK
'I do think that there are a lot of people that are trying to white-knuckle it right now.'
Here are the problems with Biden’s defense of America’s chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan
'To me, the most indefensible component of everything that occurred was just the delay in getting the interpreters out because that is something that was within our control.'
Marine officer says he’s resigning his commission to ‘bring the system down’ over Afghanistan withdrawal
"All I ask for is accountability: for people to comment and to say ‘yes, mistakes were made.’"
All US troops are officially out of Afghanistan
For the time being, it appears as if the original Forever War is now over.
The US withdraws under fire as the Afghanistan evacuation nears its end
The mission continues — for now.
As a sea of humanity fights to escape the Taliban, an Afghan interpreter and his family make it to safety