Capt. A. Hudson Reynolds, 1st Marine Division Public Affairs Officer, and Houston native, continues to work as a simulated chemical attack begins in the command tent during Desert Scimitar 2014 aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 15, 2014.
15 Things Only POGs Will Understand
There are some things about being a POG that grunts will never understand.
A family cries while watching the departure of the 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team depart after their deployment ceremony in Burlington, Vt. on Jan. 8, 2010.
Family & Relationships
Military Families Are Still Suffering From High Operational Tempos
The annual military lifestyle survey says financial issues and strains on family life remain the major concerns of service members.
Service members, veterans and military retirees have a number of financial aid options they may be qualified for beyond military service-provided tuition assistance, according to Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Education Center officials.
Veterans Benefits
The Pentagon Is Now Deploying Reservists Without Granting GI Bill Benefits
By law, reservists involuntarily mobilized under a new and obscure deployment code do not receive credit for the GI Bill while they are activated.
An Afghan National Army soldier, assigned to the 5th Kandak, cuts up pieces of naan bread in half for the lunch meal at the Maiwan Compound, Forward Operating Base Shank, Logar province, Afghanistan, June 11, 2012.
Afghan Food Was One Great Thing About Deployment
The food — not the DFAC stuff, but the real, local food — was like nothing else.
A Sailor wave goodbye to loved ones on the pier while manning the rails as the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) prepares to depart Naval Air Station North Island for a western Pacific deployment.
Military Benefits
How To Prepare Financially For A Deployment
Here are four rules that will help make sure service members and military families are financially ready to deploy.
A photo of Marine veteran Timothy Wynn during his 2003 deployment to Iraq with 2nd Military Police Battalion.
How A Different Kind Of Criminal Court Saved This Marine Veteran
Timothy Wynn was in a downward spiral until he arrived in a veteran treatment court. Then everything started to change.
Cpl. James Register, a Marine with Combat Logistics Regiment 2, Regional Command Southwest, waits by his computer during a video-chat session with his wife at Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Sept. 17, 2013.
Family & Relationships
How To Maintain Your Long-Distance Relationship On Deployment
We talked with a relationship expert on how to keep your relationship strong during a deployment.
Family and friends wave goodbye to the Sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) as the ship departs from Naval Station Norfolk.
Family & Relationships
What Life Is Really Like When A Parent Deploys
When you grow up a military brat, there are lot of challenges that come with the territory.
On set shooting the pilot in Manhattan. From left to right: our fantastic lead, Chris LaCour, as Marine vet Danny Butler; executive producer Dan Klein at the desk for his cameo role; Mooney, right, giving notes; executive producer Tom Mooney with the mane of silver hair.
Sarcasm, Scotch, And Veteran Stereotypes Led This Former Marine To Produce His Own TV Pilot
Marine vet Paul Mooney explains why he created the TV pilot “Vetted,” a comic story of being a veteran.