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This Army Wife Discharges Herself Mar. 31, 2019

Tales From the Front

Meredith knew her marriage to Jason wasn't working as soon as they got home from their honeymoon and... Read More

Gratitude Gone Awry Mar. 30, 2019

Tales From the Front

Meredith says she was raised to thank people for the gifts they gave her, and to be appreciative of ... Read More

Military Roles Don't Distinguish Between the Sexes; Neither Should the Draft Mar. 05, 2019

Daily Editorials

With greater equality comes greater responsibility. That's essentially what a federal judge said in ... Read More

We Know Pain, but What Is It Really? Feb. 15, 2019

C Force

According to National Retail Federation estimates, fewer people celebrated Valentine's Day this year... Read More

It Never Works, Yet Trump Is Once Again Trying to Bomb Toward Peace Feb. 15, 2019

Ted Rall

George Carlin said, "Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity." Given the timing, I assume ... Read More

Happy Valentine's Day, Especially to Our Vets Feb. 14, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Readers: Happy Valentine's Day to one and all, along with our special good wishes to the vetera... Read More

Jones Did Something Rare in Politics -- Admitted a Big Mistake Feb. 14, 2019

Daily Editorials

It's the rare leader who's willing to admit they were wrong. In the no-holds-barred world of modern ... Read More

Why We Lost the Afghan War (Again) Feb. 01, 2019

Ted Rall

Dec. 11, 2001: Three months after 9/11, two months after George W. Bush ordered bombs to begin raini... Read More

Valentines for Our Valued Veterans Jan. 26, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Over the past 150 years, our nation has worked tirelessly to care for those who, as Pres... Read More

More Veterans Are Needed in Political Office Jan. 17, 2019

Daily Editorials

Forty years ago, military veterans made up roughly three-quarters of Congress. By 2017, the proporti... Read More

E-Cigarettes Fueling a Dangerous Turn in Tobacco Use Jan. 11, 2019

C Force

If you are currently serving in the military or you are a veteran, you are more likely to be a cigar... Read More

Trump's Border War Dec. 19, 2018

Jim Hightower

"What did you do in the war, Daddy?" "I was in an Army platoon on the front lines, stringing bands ... Read More

You Are Not a Drug User Dec. 05, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 18 and plan to join the military after I graduate from high school in June. I've ne... Read More

We Have an Identity Problem Nov. 14, 2018

Walter E. Williams

According to a recent report in The New York Times, Health and Human Services Department officials h... Read More

A Poetic Veterans Day Nov. 11, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Readers: In honor of Veterans Day, here is one of our favorite pieces, written by John Alton Ro... Read More

Injustice in the War on Pot Nov. 01, 2018

Daily Editorials

The absurdities and cruelties surrounding U.S. government policy on medical marijuana continue to gr... Read More

US Military Has a Management Problem Oct. 23, 2018

Daily Editorials

The U.S. armed forces are good at many things, but conspicuously bad at managing talent. As a result... Read More

The Three C's Oct. 10, 2018

Classic Zig Ziglar

According to Norman Shidle, a group becomes a team when the members are sure enough of themselves an... Read More

Immigration Ferment Spreads to the Army Jul. 13, 2018

Daily Editorials

It was already confused and disorganized on several other fronts, and now we're seeing new evidence ... Read More

I Was Right About Trump's Wall Apr. 09, 2018

Marc Dion

I remember my bartender father coming home with scraped knuckles. "I could tell when the guy walked ... Read More