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Obama: U.S. will slow its military withdrawal from Afghanistan
Oct. 15, 2015
The 9,800 troops currently in Afghanistan will remain there through most of 2016. By early 2017, that number will drop to 5,500.
Military can't accept transgender soldier as a woman - yet
Oct. 12, 2015
The Pentagon is getting ready to craft more inclusive policies for service members who identify as transgender. But for those troops who are already openly serving the situation is complicated.
Army vet says combat positions should be open to women
Sep. 29, 2015
Lauren Augustine says "not every man is meant for the infantry, just like every woman is not going to be meant for the infantry."
Obama to nominate first openly gay military service secretary
Sep. 18, 2015
Eric Fanning is President Obama's choice to lead the Army, which could make him the first openly gay secretary of one of the military branches.
Vet to kids: Be proud of US
Jul. 11, 2014
What happened when some kids told their military veteran father they’re ashamed to be Americans.
'Valor Games' for disabled veterans begin
Aug. 12, 2013
Hundreds of veterans and service members are set to compete in the annual Valor Games Midwest.
How service members seek conscientious objector status
Jul. 24, 2013
Now that the armed forces is voluntary enlistment, we may think that service members no longer seek conscientious objector status. That's not the case. We learn more about the application process for conscientious status.
Where was Rep. Tammy Duckworth at 25?
May. 14, 2013
At 25, Rep. Tammy Duckworth was just beginning her career as a helicopter pilot for the Illinois Army National Guard.
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