Progress = Women in Combat?

Progress = Women in Combat?

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If, as a country, the U.S. believes it holds the obligation or selfishness to place its women on the front lines in combat, is this progress or a sad commentary as to the decline of moral obligation? The U.S. Marine Corps is now deliberating as to … [Read more...]

Sabbaticals Help Women in the Military Keep Rank

Sabbaticals Help Women in the Military Keep Rank

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LOLITA C. BALDOR (Associated Press) CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) -- Navy Cmdr. Valerie Overstreet wanted to start a family. But her job as a Navy pilot and the fact that she and her husband, also a naval officer, were stationed in different parts of … [Read more...]

Military Sexual Assault Reports Increase 50% in 2013 [Video]

Military Sexual Assault Reports Increase 50% in 2013 [Video]

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A disturbing new report has emerged that says sexual assault reports in the U.S. military have increased by 50%, all in the fiscal year of 2013. Have a look at the report and tell us what you think: … [Read more...]

Military Sex Assault Bill Stands Before Senate

Military Sex Assault Bill Stands Before Senate

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The military could soon be handling the epidemic of sexual assault very differently in coming days. According to the Huffington Post: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has secured public support from nearly half the Senate, but not enough votes, for her … [Read more...]

Happy Veterans Day To My Love And All Who Have Served

Happy Veterans Day To My Love And All Who Have Served

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In a few short weeks my husband’s military career comes to an end. It took two years of waiting, but his final disability ratings from the Veterans Administration arrived this past week and he is ready to be medically retired from the military. … [Read more...]

Pentagon Deals With Charity to Provide Military Death Benefits

Pentagon Deals With Charity to Provide Military Death Benefits

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The Pentagon is entering into an agreement with a private foundation to ensure families of fallen troops are paid survivor benefits that were suspended because of the government shutdown, the U.S. Secretary of Defense said Wednesday. The … [Read more...]

U.S. Halting Military Aid to Egypt in Wake of Coup

U.S. Halting Military Aid to Egypt in Wake of Coup

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The United States is disturbed by Egyptian military actions, so military aid to that country is being halted. Get the full story in this video: … [Read more...]

Author Tom Clancy Dead at 66

Author Tom Clancy Dead at 66

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Author Tom Clancy, whose novel, "The Hunt for Red October" propelled him to fame, fortune and status as a favorite storyteller of the American military, has died, according to sources with his publisher and family. He was 66. The cause of death … [Read more...]

Military Siblings Reunite After Decades Apart

Military Siblings Reunite After Decades Apart

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Check out this touching video of long-lost military siblings who found each other after many years: … [Read more...]

Post 9-11: Remember Our Military Community

Post 9-11: Remember Our Military Community

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Last year, on September 12, 2012, my memoir Sleeping With Dog Tags, was released. My first thought once that happened: “Holy (blank)…I just shared my story with the world!” My second thought: “Well, no one will read it.” With the surge of … [Read more...]