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The general who went to war on suicide

A commander with a history of depression created a unique way to keep his soldiers from killing themselves. The Army had other ideas. By Ben Hattem, Politico the evening of July 19, 2010, Major...

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The stealth factor in military readiness

BY JIM COWEN AND MARCUS S. LINGENFELTER. TheHill.com The backbone of the armed forces, the men and women who wear the uniform, are at risk of voting with their feet if the education of their children...

Spc. Robert Irwin, an infantryman of 2nd Platoon Dog Company, Task Force Gold Geronimo conducts a security patrol in the Paktya province, Jan. 30. TF Gold Geronimo is part of the Spartan Brigade.

The things they carry now

By Duane France, VeteranMentalHealth.com Even before joining the Army, Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried was a powerful read; going back and looking at it now, from the other side of military...