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American veterans are gearing up for election-related protests
Military veterans are preparing to demonstrate in Washington D.C. and elsewhere across the country depending on how things play out on, and after, Election Day.
The true story of the WWII vets who fought one last battle — in their own hometown — for the right to vote
When a corrupt political machine denied them their right to vote, these World War II veterans took the battlefield one last time, winning the only successful armed rebellion since the American Revolution
How the fight over mail-in ballots threatens to undermine the votes of American troops
Demanding that ballots not be counted after Election Day could strip service members of their votes.
Army National Guardsmen are working at election polling sites out of uniform
“The problem with calling in the National Guard is No. 1, you know, the military should have no role in elections."
The National Guard could be tasked to protect voting. So far, few governors have asked
The National Guard is prepared to help with security at polling sites, sort ballots or bolster cybersecurity for the November elections, but so far few governors have requested that assistance
Sergeant Major of the Army breaks down voting basics
Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III gives a public service announcement about voting in elections.
How the battle over the US Postal Service is costing veterans dearly
"The whole picture really isn't being shown with regards to how this transcends the whole veteran population who are being impacted by these delays."
These are the states with the highest (and lowest) enlistment rates over the last 5 years
While it can be difficult to peg down just how star-spangled a state is, one indicator is the rate at which citizens enlist in the military, especially during the United States' longest period of sustained conflict.
Think Your Absentee Ballot Doesn’t Matter? Here’s Proof It Does
History is made by those who show up, the old cliche goes. For modern political life, the message is clear:...
Want To Show Your Support Of Vets? This Video Explains How
Got Your 6, a nonprofit that works to foster accurate portrayals of veterans, knows exactly how to honor veterans this...
Veterans Have The Most To Lose By Not Voting
This is not an endorsement for any political candidate. Rather, this is a call to arms — to vote! —...
I’m A Veteran. Here’s Why I Refuse To Vote In This Election
This presidential election is one for the books. And although veterans have historically been strong advocates of voting as a...
Protecting And Honoring The Right To Vote
“How many have died?” That was my question upon landing in Cambodia in the fall of 2001. I was there...
If You’re In The Military And Don’t Vote, You’re Neglecting Your Duty
There is an unwritten code in our armed forces that those serving, especially officers, should not vote in U.S. elections....