Some say that truth is often stranger than fiction. According to a 2004 memo by Dr. Bruce Blair, a former Minuteman missile launch control officer, the U.S. Strategic Air Command (SAC) once intentionally set the launch codes to a series of eight zeroes.
We celebrate the birthday of the United States on July 4th. Many Americans will barbecue with family and friends, while others will head to the beach or the mountains. But how many of us truly contemplate the real meaning of Independence Day?
One of the main misconceptions about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan is that all returning veterans suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This assumption fails to fully understand the causes of PTSD and further stigmatizes those who serve in the armed forces.
Now, it’s a good time to take a fresh look at veteran suicide. Fortunately, we no longer have to rely on incomplete data.
Meet the company that employs military spouses from all over the country… and also happens to make beautiful, well-crafted handbags.
There is a dark comedy that pervades front-line combat troops. It is a humor that very few American civilians understand and that many of them – apart from perhaps first responders and ER doctors – would find offensive.