Veterans & Families

For Veterans, Bonds Forged in Battle Are Tested by 2020’s Rancor

Toxic rhetoric and political polarization are doing what nothing else could: driving apart ex-Marines who had one another’s backs through wars and the stresses of civilian life. By Dave Philipps for the nytimes.com After surviving some of the bloodiest combat in...
November Comes by Doug Rawlings

November Comes by Doug Rawlings

Photo: First Light/Getty Images   November comes on to me like a C-130 slinking into Dover Air Force base laden with tin caskets draped in red, white, and blue I know, I know I should just let...

Vietnamese, US veteran pilots gather in Hanoi

Vietnamese, US veteran pilots gather in Hanoi

Photo: Vietnamese and American veteran pilots, who were once enemies of each other in the air during the anti-US war, reunited in Hanoi on October 3 for the third time. This post originally appeared...

My Lai Massacre Anniversary

My Lai Massacre Anniversary

Today, March 16, 2017, is the 49th anniversary of the My Lai Massacre, located in Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam. It was...

A Lifeline for Troubled Veterans

A Lifeline for Troubled Veterans

This article originally appeared at TheNewYorkTimes.com. By THE EDITORIAL BOARD Photo: Caroline Gamon After the United...

Honest Education or Propaganda?

Honest Education or Propaganda?

This post originally appeared at TheWashingtonPost.com. By By Michael E. Ruane February 21 The Vietnam Veterans...

Combat Nurses and Donut Dollies

Combat Nurses and Donut Dollies

This article originally appeared at TheNewYorkTimes.com. By Heather Stur. Joyce Denke was 19 years old when her...

The Fort Hood 43

The Fort Hood 43

This article originally appeared at Counterpunch.org By Fred Gardner Early in 1968 Josh Gould and friends opened a...