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The best (and worst) dating sites for people in the military
You have more options than barracks romance.
Here are the 5 biggest problems military families faced in 2019
“Military families are American families, and as such, want similar life expectations and family dynamics as their civilian counterparts."
A soldier gave his family a surprise homecoming during the State of the Union
A Fort Bragg soldier surprised his wife during Tuesday night's State of the Union address, and President Donald Trump introduced Sgt. 1st Class Townsend Williams
The USS Abraham Lincoln is finally coming home after an extended deployment
More than nine months after embarking on what was supposed to be a seven-month round-the-world deployment, the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln is finally on course for its new home port of San Diego
The controversial ‘widows tax’ on Gold Star family benefits is closer to repeal than ever before
Gold Star family members might finally see an end to the so-called "Widows Tax" thanks to the National Defense Authorization Act of 2020
‘Sesame Street’ has a new program geared toward military families and caregivers
Sesame Street is launching a new initiative geared toward military caregivers that's designed to help children understand, cope with, and ask questions about their parent's military service
Air Guard officer in Congress: It’s time for Facebook to crack down on military romance scams
"These crimes result in a variety of consequences, including financial and emotional harm to victims as well as stolen identities and stolen valor for the impersonated service members and veterans"
A soldier’s wife went to her Army chaplain after a rabbi sent her explicit messages. She says he harassed her instead
An Army investigation obtained by The Seattle Times found that Army Chaplain Capt. Michael Harari shared an Army spouse's allegations of sexual harassment with the accused before working in parallel to "harass and attempt to intimidate and ostracize [the couple] from the civilian communities surrounding JBLM [Joint Base Lewis-McChord]"
US troops are using dating apps more and condoms less as sexually transmitted infections surge within the ranks
"There appears to be an increase in high-risk behaviors among service members; that is, having sex without a condom or having more than one sexual partner."
A disabled WWII veteran was at risk of falling through the cracks. Then other Texas vets stepped in
Six months ago, Larry Fromme rarely left his apartment, and he worried that he might get evicted as he struggled to pay his rent and buy groceries. Now he regularly meets with veterans who understand the stress of serving in the military and what it is like to be ignored
The US military doesn’t follow its own rules when investigating domestic violence on bases
An analysis of more than 200 cases of domestic violence at eight military installations has determined that commanders and law enforcement personnel are not following their own rules when investigating and handling these cases and their victims.
Fallen EOD tech left dozens of hidden love letters behind for wife before deploying to Afghanistan
Before he left on his deployment to Afghanistan, Army Spc. Joseph P. Collette left a bit of himself behind
2 Marines met in a burger joint during World War II. Their 75th wedding anniversary is Saturday
He was a half-drunk Marine, shipped back stateside from the hellish battlefields of the South Pacific with a case of malaria. She was a sassy private, one of the first women to join the Marine Corps. Their love story is one for the ages
My Family Is At The Center Of My Life, And That’s Alright
No. 19 in our contest says you don’t have to find meaning in your work, that there are other places...
Why I Never Liked Those Videos Of Deployed Soldiers Surprising Their Kids At School
It always seemed kind of unfair to me. Kids with deployed parents have enough uncertainty in their lives. I think...
Coast Guard Officer Saves Drowning Teen Moments After Saying ‘I Do’
An off-duty Coast Guard member‘s wedding day turned into a rescue mission after he saved a teen from the water....
Single Sailors Say Serving In The Navy Hurts Their Chances Of Getting Married
Love is hard to find. It's even harder if you're in the Navy. At least, that's what single sailors told...
An Army Vet And His Wife Considered Divorce To Pay For Their Daughter’s Medical Bills
Three-year-old Annalynne Magallon has cerebral palsy, but her family is ineligible for Medicaid to help pay for her care because...
Is The Deck Stacked Against Being A Marine Officer And A Mother?
This chart certainly makes me think so. Look at the numbers: In every rank from lieutenant to colonel, the majority...
Military Spouse Who Cheated 8 Times In 3 Years Asks: Should I Divorce My Husband?
A military spouse who cheated on her husband with eight different people over three years of marriage — including one...
This Army Veteran Became The Face Of Military Romance Scams. Now He’s Fighting Back
In the summer of 2015, Bryan Denny received a peculiar message in his LinkedIn inbox. “I really need to speak...
There’s A Big Problem With That Viral Military Spouse Photo
As a one-time ‘Ebola czar’ under President Barack Obama, Democratic political operative Ron Klain spent months fighting to stop viral...
Married Veterans Face Greater Risk Of Suicide, Study Says
Veterans who are married or in a live-in relationship have a higher risk of suicide than their single counterparts, according...
Soldier Delivered Daughter At Fort Drum Gates After Base Hospital Turned Wife Away
When Brittany Kennedy showed up at the hospital in labor last Monday night, she was told she wasn't dilated enough...
Okinawa Marines Honor Gold Star Father Who Enlisted To Finish What Son Started
Bill Krissoff is a serious man who quickly becomes warm and friendly in conversation. Refined, with a full head of...