Todd Rosenberg/AP

A West Point graduate received a waiver from the U.S. Army to sign with the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday, and play in the NFL while serving as an active-duty soldier.

The waiver for 2nd Lt. Brett Toth was first reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter, who said that Toth signed a three-year deal with the Eagles. Toth graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 2018.

Read More Show Less
Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/Tribune News Service

The fact that it was Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers only made the situation worse.

Read More Show Less
Associated Press photo

To improve the quality of its brigade and battalion commanders, and to reduce the number of reliefs for moral and ethical failings, to sexual harassment to physical fitness failures, the Army should take a page from the NFL and hold what might be called “Command Combines.”

Read More Show Less

Nike recently picked Colin Kaepernick as the new face of it's iconic 'Just Do It' campaign, sparking a fiery backlash among fans who disagree with the national anthem protests he sparked back in 2016.

Read More Show Less
Photo via Getty Images

The National Football League recently announced a controversial policy prohibiting its players and affiliated employees from sitting or kneeling during the National Anthem. The league’s policy will allow players the option of not participating in the National Anthem by staying inside the locker room. Players choosing to violate this policy risk suspensions, and their teams will be fined.

Read More Show Less
U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Robert Cloys

As our wars in Asia continue, pundits often ask, “What are we accomplishing? What’s the strategy?” While that question may be valid for our enduring stay in Afghanistan, I do not think it is valid for our efforts in Iraq and Syria, where our combined forces have cleared Mosul and Raqqa, and are daily dismantling more of the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliphate. The strategy is sound and consistent, albeit limited. Furthermore, our operations there are productive.   

Read More Show Less
© 2018 Hirepurpose. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service.