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OPINION: How Marines can better predict human behavior

Human behavior is consistent and predictable. Understanding and studying this behavior will equip a…

OPINION: No reprieve for the VMAQ

Over the past 40 years, Marine EA-6B Prowlers have been called upon to serve our nation in contingen…

New 'blended retirement' puts retention at risk

With the stroke of a pen, the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act transformed the active duty re…

Editorial: The Corps could buy a lot of rifles for the price of an F-35B

Buying better rifles for Marines at the tip of the spear is the best investment America can make.

Marines were trying to get back to their maritime roots. How's that going?

The Marine Corps’ top leaders have talked a lot during the past several years about the need for the…

Marines' requirements for infantry officers are unrealistic, Army colonel says

A retired Army colonel asks how often Marine infantry officers carry 152-pound loads in combat, as t…

The Marines' new Raider insignia gives special operators street cred

In the special operations community, credibility is a must and this device ensures that, writes MARS…

Marine aviation is plagued with problems and it needs serious attention now

Low funding is the root of the low morale but Marines keep doing their jobs.

Readers sound off on proposed BAH cuts, the Pentagon's plan for 'instant colonels,' Benghazi

Readers weighed in on the proposal to cut Basic Allowance for Housing payments for dual race to choo…

Trump or Clinton: For the military, it’s hardly a vote of confidence

The next commander in chief will have to work smart and hard to gain the respect of the broader mili…

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Arm's length is still too close for U.S. troops and abusive Iraqi militias

The issue is not whether these militias are aligned with Iran; it's their record of terrorizing Sunn…

'Radical' proposal would change the way retired pay is divided in divorce cases

Former spouses might get a smaller share of a military member's monthly retirement pay if Congress p…

Trump or Clinton: For the military, it’s hardly a vote of confidence

The next commander in chief will have to work smart and hard to gain the respect of the broader mili…

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From chatter to change: New image of PTSD stresses growth, not pity

The image of "broken" veterans is in retreat, the authors say, and now is the time to push positive…

Will DoD please stop making stupid uniform decisions? We're begging at this point. [Editorial]

The Defense Department has wasted millions on an ineffective camo pattern for Afghans.

Commentary: Transgender mandates would impede efforts to strengthen military

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis must reconsider training and benefit programs that put special interest…

Commentary: Air battle over Syria danger-close to triggering Russia and U.S. engagement

U.S.-led forces are facing tough calls in an increasingly complex region, while relations with Russi…

Kevlar for the Mind: Anger, anxiety, guilt — sorting out the many emotions in trauma's wake

Feelings can vary by type and intensity; identifying them can be a first step to dealing with them.

Commentary: Battle of Midway’s lessons reach far beyond strategy

Former Veterans Affairs Secretary Anthony J. Principi on the path to victory and the need to work to…

Commentary: Senate Veterans Affairs Committee leaders on the way forward to improve veteran care

The top Republican and top Democrat on a key Senate panel share their to-do list.