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China’s Ex-Soldiers Join Its Legions of Protesters 

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:42:40 GMT
A demonstration in the country’s east was the latest in a cluster that has exposed the grievances of veterans, despite the opening of a ministry to address their needs.


Author: By CHRIS BUCKLEY

Veterans Owe Thousands for Survivor Benefits. Why Can’t They Opt Out? 

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:00:08 GMT
The Defense Department has started deducting premiums from the monthly income of more than 19,000 disabled veterans for a benefit similar to life insurance. Some say it’s almost impossible to opt out, and now they’re in debt.


Author: By SARA JERVING

The Wounds of the Drone Warrior 

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 09:00:13 GMT
Even soldiers who fight wars from a safe distance have found themselves traumatized. Could their injuries be moral ones?


Author: By EYAL PRESS

Tell Us About Your Alive Day 

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 19:35:20 GMT
At War is working on a long-term multimedia project about veterans and their Alive Day.

A Growing Drive to Get Homelessness to Zero 

Tue, 05 Jun 2018 09:45:04 GMT
A new standard for housing the homeless — “functional zero” — has been achieved in nine American communities and is a target in dozens of others.


Author: By DAVID BORNSTEIN

A Hero’s Plea on Memorial Day 

Tue, 29 May 2018 18:45:04 GMT
Picking Paul Bucha, a Medal of Honor recipient, as a speaker was predictable. His message about black men in America wasn’t.


Author: By CAROL GIACOMO

It’s Not the Ground at Arlington Cemetery That’s Sacred 

Tue, 29 May 2018 18:45:04 GMT
The Army’s proposal to restrict the military burial ground would ignore its true meaning.


Author: By ELLIOT ACKERMAN

Three Younger Veterans Stake a Generational Claim on the Democratic Party 

Mon, 28 May 2018 13:14:39 GMT
The men, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, are traveling the country and building political networks as they find a place in a party top-heavy with leaders in their 60s and 70s.


Author: By MICHAEL TACKETT

Flip-Flops for the Greater Good 

Mon, 28 May 2018 13:00:07 GMT
Tidal New York, which manufactures stylish flip-flops out of a factory in New Rochelle, employs military veterans and uses a process that leaves almost zero waste.


Author: By ALYSON KRUEGER

Arlington Cemetery, Nearly Full, May Become More Exclusive 

Mon, 28 May 2018 07:00:11 GMT
To preserve space for future war heroes in the country’s premier national cemetery, the Army is considering new rules that would turn away many currently eligible veterans.


Author: By DAVE PHILIPPS and DAMON WINTER

     
 

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