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An OER for Army Captain Peter Linnerooth

Dr. Pete Linnerooth touched many peoples lives. He did his best, each and every day, to care for those who needed his help. He did it at what ultimately became...

An Army Ranger Turned Refugee Helper

Peter Kassig is a former U.S. Army Ranger who deployed to Iraq in 2007. I met this 24-year-old Indiana native while taking an entry-level Arabic course in Beirut...

An Army Suicide’s Widow, and Mom, Ponders Newtown

On Friday I think I was in denial. Like a beating drum, I kept hearing Mike’s words tap away in my mind. “What the heck are any of us fighting for if you won’t...

A New Kind of Army Wife

With the end of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and the growing legalization of same-sex marriages come the challenges of adopting military life to new mores. Take, for...

Today Is December 7

For those of a certain generation, the date brings back memories of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 71 years ago today. It was an important date for my...

Radio Afghanistan

The US military is still trying to get Afghans to listen to its weather reports warnings of suspected IED locations and propaganda – that’s why it’s buying...

Return Fire on the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship

Last week on Time’s Battleland blog there was a piece by Mr. John Sayen entitled The Navy’s New Class of Warships: Big Bucks, Little Bang. Obviously, Mr. Sayen...

…that’s how much the Navy estimates it would cost to develop a second source to integrate its existing Trident II inter-continental ballistic missiles into “the...

More Navy Women Joining the Silent Service

The Navy has announced that women officers will start to be assigned to Virginia-class attack submarines as soon as next year. And that enlisted women would...

Bastion: Bulwark or Bullseye?

Last weekend, a band of 15 Taliban fighters attacked Camp Bastion in Afghanistan's Helmand province and killed two Marines while inflicting the most damage on...

The Securitization of Instability

Having escaped Iraq after eight years, now mired in the nation’s 12th year in Afghanistan, Americans are probably ready for a book looking at the kind of...

Mullen’s Motivation

– Mike Mullen, retired admiral and former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in an interview with the Daily Princetonian. Mullen is teaching U.S. Military...

Still No Luck For The V-22 In Japan

TOKYO – If it wasn’t for bad luck, the Marines’ V-22 would have no luck at all – at least not in Japan. More than 100,000 people turned out on Okinawa on Sunday...