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Veterans suffer hearing loss at a higher rate than their peers
Nearly four times as much.
The transition you never asked for: Finding meaning after losing your military career to disability
You can build back your life
How trauma and stress affect the body
Where the mind goes, the body will follow.
8 pieces of fitness equipment you need in your gym bag
So, you want to get strong. What are you doing about it?
Lawmakers are mad about the Army’s new fitness test and think the leg tuck is useless
They said they have "considerable concerns regarding the negative impact it may already be having on so many careers"
Soldiers won’t have to pass the Army Combat Fitness Test to graduate initial training
The Army has suspended a rule requiring new enlisted soldiers and officers to pass the Army Combat Fitness Test to graduate initial military training through next year
How the VA is failing to track veterans burn pit claims
Just 10,588 burn-pit claims have been filed since Sept. 11, 2001, Veterans Affairs said in response to a Freedom of Information Act request from a veterans advocacy group
From overweight veteran to pandemic athlete
I promised myself that I would never become the “overweight veteran” when I left the Marine Corps in 2011. Since I continue to break that promise, I was beyond excited to try Noom, a weight loss program that helps users manage their diet and create a permanent lifestyle change. While I can’t make up for lost time, having the tools to succeed now is the first step in the right direction.
How to crush your two-mile run like an Olympian
Of all the events that make up the Army Combat Fitness Test, the two-mile run generally causes soldiers the most grief.
The Navy is looking to pro sports to turn EOD techs and divers into a ‘human weapon system’
The Navy wants to pump you up
Staying fit in quarantine means it’s time to get creative
U.S. service members improvise in order to stay fit during restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic.
More than half of veteran military pilots in recent survey reported at least one cancer diagnosis
Of the 500 respondents who disclosed at least one cancer, “13% of them disclosed multiple cancers"
US troops completed this brutal workout and shared fake beer in honor of this Navy SEAL
Members of the U.S. Special Operations Joint Task Force stationed in Kuwait conducted a training session dubbed "Chuck Heavy" in honor of a U.S. Navy SEAL who was killed four years ago this week during a firefight with ISIS fighters in Iraq
Marines are getting a reprieve from the dreaded tape test during the COVID-19 pandemic
Marines who fall outside the Corps' height and weight standards won't immediately face the hated tape test, due to special new exemptions put in place during the global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
‘We want to run’ — Fort Bragg soldier puts on a COVID-19 version of the cherished All American Marathon
When the 2020 edition of the event was axed on March 12, Chief Warrant Officer 4 Beofra Butler began to organize a social-distancing run.
Traumatic brain injury is often called an ‘invisible’ wound. It’s anything but
Editor's Note: This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. I glanced in the rearview...
Training for the ACFT? There’s now an app for that
"It delivers on all fronts of physical training"
Forget ‘athleisure,’ this 91-year-old Air Force vet works out in overalls
"I don't have any hips, and I can't keep my pants up!"
Two Army Ranger medics saved lives by taking fresh blood from uninjured soldiers in the middle of a firefight
""Rangers train casualty care every day, leaders train to handle casualties, and our medics take pride in being the world experts in tactical combat casualty care."
The unknown legacy of military mental health programs
In 2013, the Department of Defense began an approximately six-year review of 159 mental health programs, many of which were launched after the U.S. invaded Iraq and Afghanistan. According to preliminary DoD records obtained in a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit, the DoD found “a large proportion" of these programs did not track spending and were “unable to document evidence of program outcomes"
The first Army unit has received its ACFT equipment
Soldiers will start being scored on the ACFT in October 2020.
Marines’ obsession with pull-ups may be hurting the Corps, according to a new study
Marines are putting an "extreme emphasis" on the number of pull-ups leathernecks can do, a recently published internal study found. And that, some fear, could result in other important qualities that are vital to the Corps' mission being overlooked.
A 9-year-old kid just challenged the President to go vegan for a month. The reward: $1 million donated to veterans
"Our veterans get one million dollars, and you get to eat great plant-based food. Mr. President, do we have a deal?"