Mostly Jewish and Hispanic veterans were passed over due to prejudices, review finds
PetSmart Helps Wounded Vets Adopt Pets
The company pairs with Canine Companions for Independence to bring more pups to disabled vets
TIME Readers Share Photos of the Veterans Who Inspire Them
This Veterans Day, we asked our readers to help us honor those who serve by sharing their photos and stories
A Continuing Call to Service
New groups are helping recent veterans deal with the horrors of war through service back home
Veterans Day: Reflecting on the Cost of War
From World War I to current conflicts, people around the world pause to remember the sacrifice of veterans and victims of war.
Retired Air Force lieutenant colonel Dan Hampton flew nearly 4,000 hours – including 726 in combat – in an F-16 during his 20 years in the Air Force. (Battleland has flown about, um, one, including none in combat. Final brave …
Treating PTSD and TBI…Ethically
This is the first in a series of posts on the ethical issues associated with treating post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury.
These are the two so-called “signature wounds” of our post 9/11 wars. Unlike …
The Challenges of Raising Military Kids
This one-time military mom enjoyed last week’s Battleland Q&A with the authors of a new series of books on educating troops’ children.
Military children have always had to deal with the stressors of being the new kid on the …
See where GOP candidate Mitt Romney has just released a roster of more than 300 retired generals and admirals who are endorsing him for President. They range from former Army general Tommy Franks, who commanded the invasions of …
Building Better Schools for Troops’ Kids
The divide between U.S. society and the American military reveals itself in strange places – children’s classrooms, for example. More than 1 million military kids face unusual challenges: they haven’t been in a specific school …
A retired Navy captain is sounding an alarm over women serving on warships.
“We can’t have both chastity and mixed-sex complements,” Kevin Eyer argues in October’s Proceedings, the professional naval journal published …
Veterans Are Only Part of the Challenge
Our active-duty military is in the midst of a mental-health crisis: the suicide numbers are climbing and the volume of psychotropic medications prescribed is multiplying.
While both President Obama and Mitt Romney have plans …
Why Diversity Counts in National Security
The reality of demographics mandates a sharp focus on creating leaders from the burgeoning Hispanic and Asian American communities. The history of Vietnam tells us we need to keep that same focus on the African American …