Chris Taylor (center, second row) pictured with Combatant Diver Class, 93-40.
Career
Life Lessons From A Marine Who Refused To Be Forced Out Of The Military
When Chris Taylor was denied reenlistment, he fought to stay in. This same determination has led to a lifelong career in national security.
Staff Sgt. Brian Gerstemeier, left, food service sergeant, Troop D, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Staff Sgt. Mark Vickery, middle, food service sergeant, Headquarters and Support Company, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, and Sgt. 1st Class Wayne Sutton, senior food operations sergeant, HSC, HHBN, study for their upcoming quiz and try to put together a menu for the hands-on portion of the culinary accreditation course at the Fort Carson Culinary Academy Oct. 6, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nathan Thome, 4th Infantry Division PAO)
Education
How Veterans Screw Up College
As veterans, what is leading a big chunk of us down the wrong path? What is it about college that defeats us?
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Transition
Forget These 4 Myths About Civilian Life Before You Get Out Of The Military
Take your transition seriously and forget these myths so you can actually enjoy all those freedoms that everyone loves to talk about.
A Marine observer/controller with the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory waits patiently as the Advanced Warfighting Experiment opposition force sets up an ambush at Marine Corps Training Area Bellows.
Community
‘Warfighter’ Is Not The Best Way To Define Service Members
Using the term "warfighter" destroys our capacity for reason at a time when it’s desperately needed.
Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1815 in San Angelo wait for the Operation Enduring Freedom Ceremony to begin on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013. The post hopes to bring in members from younger generations.
Community
How Should Veterans Service Organizations Support The Post-9/11 Community?
If veterans service organizations hope to stick around for awhile, the different generations of groups need to learn from each other’s strengths and weaknesses.
Marines with Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, participate in Exercise Desert Scimitar at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 10, 2014.
Support
The 3 Battle Buds Every Veteran Needs To Have
What you need when you leave the military is a transition team.
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Humor
The Problem With Military Masturbators
We have a problem with military masturbators, those people who get off talking about the military with total ignorance of the subject.
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Community
A Glimpse At Humanity In The War Of 1812
Read this letter from an American soldier writing to his wife from Fort Stephenson during the War of 1812.
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Community
Read This Beautiful Revolutionary War Letter
A letter from a Revolutionary War militiaman gives us insight into our past and reaffirms what we know about America's troops at war.