Elin Ersson’s Facebook video, which is racing around the internet, is an invitation to ask ourselves, ‘what are we willing to stand for?’ Read more →
There was, apparently, some anger within NPR when two of its journalists — David Gilkey and Zabihullah Tamanna — were killed when their Humvee was hit by heavy weapons fire while they were covering the war in Afghanistan last June.
Why were they in harm’s way? Could their deaths have been avoided.
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If you’re looking for signs of progress in Afghanistan, a country infamous for its trampling of women, this is as good as any. Read more →
Want a little bit of inspiration? Then you want to watch today’s Google on this International Women’s Day. Read more →
There are currently about 10,000 troops in Afghanistan.
How does this compare with other countries where U.S. troops are deployed? Read more →
The New York Times’ expose revealing the U.S. military wants its soldiers to ignore the pedophilia of its allied military commanders demands a response to a pretty simple question: why? Read more →
This video, from 2013, might be the most shocking video of an aviation disaster ever recorded.
A Boeing 747 crashed while taking off from Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. Read more →
If Sal Guinta didn’t fully understand being a Medal of Honor recipient when it was given to him in 2010, he understands it now, thanks to some of the 75 other living Americans who have a medal just like his. Read more →
Joshua Ploetz, a Minnesota veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder, has completed his attempt to “paddle off the war” by canoeing down the Mississippi, chronicling his trip on a Facebook page. Read more →
When the public debate turns to whether the U.S. military should reconsider its policy of leaving no soldier behind in war, you know the public debate over Bowe Bergdahl is fever fueled.
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There are now seven living recipients of the Medal of Honor as a result of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
President Obama presented the medal to former Army Sgt. Kyle J. White, a Seattle native, today. Read more →
While the rest of the world says goodbye to a year, a family in Massachusetts said goodbye today to a son and husband, killed in Afghanistan.
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If people don’t care about the war in Afghanistan anymore, why do they care about soldiers? Yet another assessment of Millenials, the problem of prayer, it’s Jason’s town, a murder most fowl in Rochester. Read more →