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Should women be drafted?
Oct. 30, 2015
As more military jobs are opened to women, Congress may face the question of whether to require women to register for the Selective Service.
Soldiers with mental health issues dismissed for 'misconduct'
Oct. 29, 2015
The Army has "separated" more than 22,000 soldiers for "misconduct" since 2009 — often without benefits — after they returned from war with mental health problems or brain injuries.
Former Marine says some combat roles should be off-limits to women
Oct. 19, 2015
As part of a series of conversations on women in combat, Iraq war veteran Chad Russell shares his perspective.
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.
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.
Global Activism: HIV/AIDS education in Malawi
Jul. 30, 2015
The latest edition of Global Notes looks at HIV education in Malawi, reduced military spending could help defeat climate change, and we discuss the Taliban's new leader.
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.
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