Absolutely everything you need to know about how the government shutdown will work
Short answer: There are wide swaths of the federal government that need to be funded each year in order to operate. If Congress can't agree on how to fund them, they have to ... Many White House employees could also get sent home. Do these "essential ...
Army to force 550 majors to leave the service; some to get news while in Afghanistan
The cuts have been difficult for many young officers, particularly captains, who tend not to have enough years in service to retire. To make the cuts, the Army ... you something you didn’t know, mark it high. If you thought it was well written, do ...
How the US military can become a 'band of brothers and sisters'
"As long as you want to succeed and want to get stronger … you’re able to handle everything." While many worry ... and commanded military units for 12 years, disagreed with the idea that men and women could not be trained to serve together.
Military suicides declined slightly in 2013, Pentagon says
Suicides in the military dropped by 6 percent last year, a decline that Pentagon ... “One loss to suicide is one too many. We will continue to do everything possible to prevent [it],” Garrick said. If you or someone you know is considering suicide ...
Does the US military have a clear purpose?
The class of 2011 at the US Naval Academy, where I have served 24 years as a professor ... war was something you were, the calling of caste. Get the best of Monitor opinion. Sign up for our weekly e-newsletter here. What is the military for Americans ...