An infantryman with A Company, 1st Battalion, 151st Infantry Regiment, 76th Infantry Brigade, Indiana Army National Guard puts on his Advanced Combat Helmet in preparation for a patrol for mock enemy troops during a training exercise at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, Aug. 8, 2016.
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Lighter helmets coming soon to Army soldiers

By Alex Horton, Stars and Stripes SAN ANTONIO — There are two timeless complaints soldiers make: what they eat, and the weight they carry. A Vermont company is set to help with one of those after...

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By Hanna Kozlowska, Quartz Media The US military is the largest employer in the world, but only about 15% of its nearly 1.3 million active-duty workforce are women. In the Marine Corps, it’s only...

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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...

Marines and soldiers come together for the upcoming regimental exercise.

The Rivalry Between our Army and Marines

By A. Scott Piraino The United states has two armies. Today we take this for granted and don’t question the reasons for funding both the United States Army, and the United states Marine Corps. But...

Nurses with wounded American soldiers as they prepare to depart from Vietnam. CreditBettman, via Getty Images

Combat Nurses and Donut Dollies

By Heather Stur, NYTimes.com Joyce Denke was 19 years old when her fiancé, Cpl. David Ives, received his orders for Vietnam. It was early 1967, and he had only six months left in the service. The...