It's one of the most heartwarming, sob-inducing sights you'll see on the Internet: the soldier returning home from overseas, surprising his or her child. It never gets old, one of the genuine feel-good moments the Internet lets us see.
Members of the Army and Marine Corps are often taught aggressive driving techniques while they’re deployed in areas like Iraq and Afghanistan. And according to insurance company USAA, they’re bringing those driving habits home — and causing more accidents as a result.
As a way to celebrate Easter and mark April as the “Month of the Military Child,” First Lady Michelle Obama visited hospitalized vets and their families at the Fisher House on Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD., today.
Most of us get annoyed when we receive spam, but one Maryland man has spent countless hours and money sending Spam to troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan so they can have a little bit of home while they’re away.
A recent survey conducted by Military Times Edge ranks which colleges are best for military veterans.
Most of the schools making the list were public, including 51 of the 59 highest ranking four-year schools. The top five four-year schools included Concord University, taking the number one spot, Eastern Kentucky University at number two, Rutgers in third, California University of Pennsylvania
The policy known as “don’t ask, don’t tell,” which has been in place since the Clinton administration, became a thing of the past at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday when the United States became one of more than 40 countries worldwide allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in the armed forces.
“They will no longer have to lie in order to help protect us,” said Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Ca
Protests in Egypt continued today and the military said it would cease to use force against the demonstrators. Other nations are backing the protestors and urging Egypt's government to consider reform.