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Veterans

Five questions: Colby Buzzell, Iraq War vet and author

Five questions: Colby Buzzell, Iraq War vet and authorHis latest collection of essays — "Thank You for Being Expendable," — moves past the war to the struggles of a veteran trying to adjust to civilian life.
  • Veterans
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
News

Hard-luck vets find therapy partners in rescue dogs

Hard-luck vets find therapy partners in rescue dogsChicago nonprofit pairs homeless vets with abused, neglected animals
  • News
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
Life

WWI dog tag returned to soldier's family

WWI dog tag returned to soldier's familyAlmost a century after a World War I soldier abandoned his dog tag following his return home to Texas, it was discovered nearly a foot underground by an amateur treasure hunter with a metal detector.
  • Life
  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
Entertainment

Artists' perspective: Bringing military photos to life with a touch of color

Artists' perspective: Bringing military photos to life with a touch of colorMore than 400,000 U.S. troops died during WWII, and more than 115,000 in WWI. If nothing else, the striking images colorized by Reynolds and fellow hobbyists and artists such as Doug Banks, Royston Leonard, Lori Lang and Benjamin Thomas bring the humanity — underscored...
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week ago
Veterans

The last aces: Project races time to save their stories

The last aces: Project races time to save their storiesA new book, "Wings of Valor: Honoring America's Fighter Aces," hopes to capture their legacy before it's too late.
  • Veterans
  • 1 week ago
Life

Awards celebrate 'all of our military children'

Awards celebrate 'all of our military children'The six winners of Operation Homefront's Military Child of the Year awards are "perfect examples of the stellar quality of military kids," Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs, said at an awards gala Thursday.
  • Life
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Life

2015 Operation Homefront Military Child of the Year awards

2015 Operation Homefront Military Child of the Year awardsOperation Homefront has added a sixth category this year, for the National Guard Military Child of the Year.
  • Life
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
News

Obama to wounded warriors: 'We've got your back'

Obama to wounded warriors: 'We've got your back'The nationwide, annual ride offers wounded service members and veterans the chance to salve physical, mental and emotional wounds.
  • News
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Diet-fitness

GNC to test its store-brand herbal supplements

GNC to test its store-brand herbal supplementsThe retailer announced that its Herbal Plus products will be DNA-tested to help ensure labels are accurate.
  • Diet-fitness
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Entertainment

GI Film Festival's 9th year is biggest yet

GI Film Festival's 9th year is biggest yetThe festival has booked more than 60 military-themed films to screen from May 18 to May 24 in the greater Washington area.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Pentagon

'DoD News' TV channel going off the air

'DoD News' TV channel going off the airThe former Pentagon Channel will cease operating.
  • Pentagon
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

Military brides get free gowns at this boutique

Military brides get free gowns at this boutiqueA Texas boutique gives away wedding gowns to military brides. The shop's owner says she's lost count of how many bridal gowns she has given away.
  • News
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health Care

Kevlar for the Mind: Keep your body tuned up, too

Kevlar for the Mind: Keep your body tuned up, tooThe biggest culprits of anxiety related to system neglect are lack of sleep, excessive use of caffeine and lack of exercise
  • Health Care
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health Care

Ins and outs of using Tricare overseas

Ins and outs of using Tricare overseasThe Tricare Overseas Program Standard available in overseas locations works the same as stateside Tricare Standard.
  • Health Care
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Benefits

Caregiving service to require fee

Caregiving service to require feeThe Sittercity Military Program will no longer be free to military families after July 31.
  • Benefits
  • 2 weeks ago
News

Limited liberty for troops in Philippines exercise

Limited liberty for troops in Philippines exerciseBars and nightclubs will be off limits for about 6,000 Marines, sailors, soldiers and airmen participating in Balikatan 2015 in the Philippines.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Entertainment

'X-Files' creator riffs on the U.S. military

'X-Files' creator riffs on the U.S. militaryX-Files creator Chris Carter talks to Military Times about how his show portrayed U.S. service members.
  • Entertainment
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Health Care

Study: Troops don't get enough sleep

Study: Troops don't get enough sleepFeeling tired? A new study says service members aren't getting adequate sleep each night.
  • Health Care
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
News

'GunnyTime' features R. Lee Ermey blowing stuff up

'GunnyTime' features R. Lee Ermey blowing stuff upYou know him best as the tough-talking Gunnery Sgt. Hartman from "Full Metal Jacket." But actor and Marine veteran R. Lee Ermey is a lot more than his foul-mouthed drill instructor persona.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Entertainment

'Full Metal Jacket' claims Military Movie Madness crown

'Full Metal Jacket' claims Military Movie Madness crownStanley Kubrick's Marine Corps classic takes out "Patton" to win the championship, as chosen by our readers.
  • Entertainment
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
News

Colorized photographs give life to these WWI, WWII U.S. troops

Colorized photographs give life to these WWI, WWII U.S. troopsIn a few weeks, Europe will mark the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, much like Marines have been paying homage to the Battle of Okinawa since April 1. But the memories are not all that remain.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
News

Marine Corps Museum will honor warriors-turned-athletes

Marine Corps Museum will honor warriors-turned-athletesWhen finished, the National Museum of the Marine Corps also will celebrate those that took to the playing field.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Entertainment

Final vote for best movie: Patton vs. Full Metal Jacket

Final vote for best movie: Patton vs. Full Metal JacketThere can be only one: 'Patton' vs. 'Full Metal Jacket' in our Military Movie Madness final.
  • Entertainment
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Crime

When discipline becomes child abuse

When discipline becomes child abuseIf a parent or guardian uses too much force, they can face assault charges.
  • Crime
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
News

World War I graffiti left by troops in France

World War I graffiti left by troops in FranceThe name of HA Deanate, 148th Aero Squadron, USA. 150 Vermilyea Ave, New York City, is engraved on the wall of a former chalk quarry in Naours, France.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
On Base

Case lot sales to start soon

Case lot sales to start soonMost sales are scheduled for May, but some start as early as mid-April and go into early June.
  • On Base
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Entertainment

'Wounded': 12-part WWP series is on Netflix & YouTube

'Wounded': 12-part WWP series is on Netflix & YouTube12-part documentary series showcases veterans struggles post-service
  • Entertainment
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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