Autocrats facing defeat have all kinds of counterproductive, dangerous ideas.
Some great suggestions, same lame ones, and some missed opportunities.
Some 98 percent of active service members are now vaccinated. The rest will be discharged.
It appears to be only a matter of time before the SECDEF orders active-duty troops to get the shots.
Pentagon officials are speaking out about the militarization of police.
The soldier who became a national figure for testifying against President Trump has had enough.
Late last week it appeared as if a 90-year-old veteran of the Korean War would be buried without anyone to say goodbye. Then the word got out, and thousands of people responded.
She’s quite likely the youngest 4-star general in the U.S. Army, if not the U.S. military.
The situation isn’t as awful as portrayed by the AP—but it’s still pretty bad.
America promised immigrants who volunteered to serve in our military a fast track to citizenship. Now, we’re throwing them out.
There is a general anti-immigrant current in this administration.
In response to inquiries about frequent media mentions of the Director’s wartime service, the CIA has confirmed he did not serve in combat.
Native American names are everywhere.
At least one person wonders why the US Army honors Confederate generals.
Why the federal government is so bad at information technology and getting worse by the day.
Western military action in the Syrian civil war now appears likely.
The story of an American Green Beret found living in Vietnam 44 years after he had been declared dead appears to be a hoax.
An American fighting with Syrian rebels faces life in prison for firing an RPG against a government we’re trying to oust.
Andrew Bacevich bemoans the social impact of the all-volunteer force.
The title of most impressive Heisman winner of all time goes to Pete Dawkins, who won the award in 1958.
The Center for Responsive Politics touts “Overwhelming Support for Obama” among military donors. The numbers show something more interesting: those associated with the military don’t give money to political campaigns.
US Army Special Forces are the best we have at working with far-flung villagers. Are they good enough?
Over the last decade-plus of war, the US Army has relaxed its promotion and retention standards for commissioned and non-commissioned officers. As we transition into peacetime, the pendulum is swinging the other direction.
The Pentagon has released the name of the US Army National Guard major murdered in an Afghan ministry this weekend.
The US Army is returning to a peacetime mindset, which means promotions will cease to be automatic for anyone willing to endure service.
Thomas Ricks posts several recommendations for fixing the Army. Most of them are really, really stupid.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the green beret as the official headgear of US Army Special Forces.
President Obama’s surprise announcement Friday that all U.S. forces would leave Iraq in time to be home for the holidays has been roundly condemned. While there are real concerns about what happens next, there was no better alternative.
Marcia Anderson has become the first African American woman to be promoted to a two star general in the US Army.
A legendary American soldier, General John Shalikashvili, has died.
The last American veteran of a conflict which ended nearly a century ago has died.
Stephanie Guttman, author of something called The Kinder, Gentler Military, takes to NRO to tell us how easy it is to cut the Defense budget. She inadvertently does just the opposite.
Virginia’s answer to Joe Biden has put his foot in his mouth once again. It won’t prevent him from getting an 11th term.