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How to train like an elite Army Ranger, according to a Best Ranger coach
“I think more and more people are accepting that the mental game is just part of performing well."
‘Second Suicide Battalion’ — Where military justice weaponizes mental health
Rampant disregard for the rights of the accused is not just commonplace, it is deeply entrenched in the military justice system.
Air Force brass promotes ‘Airmen’s Time’ and leaves airmen to figure out what that is
"It was left open-ended to empower leaders at all levels to get after this."
Army general shares emotional plea with soldiers: I want to talk to you, ‘not attend your funeral’
"Please secure your firearms."
Cold, isolated and stretched thin – Why so many airmen hate Minot Air Force Base
"Somebody doesn’t give a shit about the nuclear mission or the people, and I guarantee you it’s not the mission."
Air Force general openly shares his mental health appointment: ‘Warrior heart. No stigma’
Seeking care is a sign of strength, not weakness.
Air Force fires commander who separated an airman recovering from a suicide attempt
“I was made to feel like I was a second-class citizen and a piece of shit for things outside my control.”
This airman’s common sense idea made life easier for the most overworked job in the Air Force
"We made our maintainers the priority."
There’s a good reason why this Air Force general only wears 3 ribbons on his dress uniform
Tell me you put the team first without telling me you put the team first.
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.'
‘I struggle to make sense of it all’ — Top Air Force commando echoes how many feel about Afghanistan
“If, like me, you find yourself trying to put your own experiences into some context which will allow you to move forward ... I urge you to talk."
Watch this Air Force team do push-ups at 20,000 feet
That's one way to celebrate an epic climb.
‘Failure of leadership’ — What one Marine’s discharge reveals about the military justice system
“The Marines need to own their part of what went wrong here."
7,000 troops died in the Post-9/11 wars. A staggering 30,000 died by suicide
“This trend is deeply alarming."
How to be the next Indiana Jones after the military, no E-Tool or whip required
“I think that dig was the first time I had laughed as much and as hard as I had since I was in the service."
This airman went in search of caffeine at 3 a.m. He ended up saving a life instead
"They said, 'you know what I'm not ok, I'm not good,' and then they just collapsed on the ground."
Healing the hidden wounds of war
Founded in New York City in 2012, The Headstrong Project was created to help military veterans and their families overcome PTSD and other military-related traumas.
‘I drew the line at lying to reporters’— A military spokesman calls for increased accountability and transparency
'Unshackled from the intolerant, old boys’ club culture found in the Marine Corps, I have started to feel like I can be myself and contribute in even more meaningful ways'
Your mental health resource guide
Knowing who to turn to for mental health treatment and support can be overwhelming for a lot of veterans.
‘He stood by me through everything’ — We salute the Air Force NCO who brought an airman back from the brink
“I just wanted others to see what an outstanding NCO he was."
The Air Force is using virtual reality to fight its suicide epidemic
"It’s one thing to tell somebody how to do something, it’s another to go through the experience."
Air Force colonel who called suicide a ‘chickensh-t way to go’ has been nominated to become a 1-star
“Let me say that my choice of words was poor."
The Air Force’s top enlisted leader is looking into why an airman was punished for attempting suicide
"We need leaders at all levels to step up."
How Marine Corps culture silenced a sexual assault victim
“[Leaders] don’t give a shit. They flat-out saw she was suicidal and needed help … They left a Marine behind."
New law will create a 988 hotline for veterans in crisis
"This will save tens of thousands of lives every year."