I have been deployed for three July 4ths. Luckily there are still Americans who hold the ideas that built this country in high regard.
‘I’m getting all sorts of excuses of why I can’t give my brother the honorable service and burial that he is is entitled to. He was promised that in the event of death, this country will take care of you.’
The contradiction between their virtue-signaling platitudes and what they say reveals the hypocrisy of these ‘concerned’ graduates of West Point.
The president hinting at the use of federal troops under the Insurrection Act set off a chorus of howls. But do detractors have a valid complaint?
Part of service is sacrifice. If you are unwilling to make sacrifices, including utilitarian ones, then you are unfit to serve, and certainly unfit to lead. Simple as that.
If yesterday evening serves as the entirety of the Iranian response to Soleimani’s death, President Trump should count the events as a win.
In the early hours of Wednesday morning, Iran fired multiple ballistic missiles at a variety of locations in Iraq. Iran alleges the attacks are in response to the targeted killing of Quds Force leader, Qassam Suleimani.
Was the Abu al-Hassan al-Muhaijir killed in October’s second operation this very same Most Wanted of American citizens who reportedly went by the name Abu Hassan al-Muhaijir?
The real reason behind the Afghanistan misadventure is not just bureaucratic inertia, military-industrial culture, or myopic politicians. It is hyper-emotional idealism coupled with historical ignorance.
The Wall Street Journal reports the Pentagon is considering increasing U.S. deployments to the Middle East. When questioned about this by Sen. Josh Hawley, a Pentagon official refused to confirm or deny that report.
Vindman publicly and gratuitously questioned the policies of his commander in chief and did so in a partisan political setting. The U.S. military should nip that in the bud.
Will taught me that the most meaningful thing civilians can do for veterans and service members may be to listen to their stories of service.
With the nation’s faith in the republic seemingly on the ropes, the worst thing that could happen is for Americans to believe only the word of retired military officers as gospel.
Rep. Adam Schiff has spent the vast majority of Trump’s presidency peddling unfounded (and debunked) conspiracy theories and ‘leaking’ false information to countless media outlets
The suggestion that retired military officers cannot fully exercise their First Amendment rights is loathsome and a direct affront to our country’s representative form of government.
Retired Admiral William McRaven is leveraging the uniform he once wore and the reputation he cultivated in the military to influence readers. That’s bad for the country, and he knows it.
Given the ways veterans are routinely portrayed in media coverage and popular culture, we need to correct the common view that military service is psychologically devastating.
It was the combination of 9/11 and the ongoing conflict between the United States and Iraq that culminated in the invasion of the latter in 2003.
Omar enjoys the fruits of American combat deaths, yet she can’t even bring herself to acknowledge the ultimate sacrifice that was made on her behalf.
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