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The Spec-Ops Guys Behind The App Transforming Military Fitness

Peter Bohler DAWN’S RAYS ARE creeping west across the Mojave, crawling up Joshua trees and barrel cacti, as a group of U. S. Special Operations warriors sit cross-legged, all lined up and scanning the dry horizon. These exquisitely tattooed, overmuscled rogues have descended upon this desert from across the nation. Alongside them are a handful of… Read More »

Military is among the worst polluters

From the time of the American Revolutionary War when the U.S. won independence from England, Americans have maintained some semblance of a military force. The first Army was initially disbanded except for a few dozen troops. After taking office, President Washington urged Congress to establish an effective system for the military1 “on which the honor,… Read More »

The Growing Problem of Military Suicides

By [email protected] STAFF U.S. veterans are dying by suicide at an alarming pace. The national veteran suicide rate was almost 30 per 100,000 people in 2015, or about 20 deaths every day, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. The age-adjusted rate of suicide among veterans increased more than 30 percent from 2005 to 2015, compared… Read More »