Why Can't the Military Root Out Far-Right Extremism in Its Own Ranks?
The Department of Homeland Security fumbled a domestic terrorism report in 2009 that warned about right-wing militias targeting the U.S. Army for recruits.
Taliban Fighters Attacked an Afghan Army Base Manned by Some U.S. Military Personnel Today
The attack is the largest on a U.S.-manned based in Afghanistan in years, and occurred as U.S. and Taliban representatives are negotiating a full U.S. troop withdrawal from the country.
Mattis, Not Trump, Is Now in Charge of America's Military
The Department of Defense may send thousands more U.S. troops to Afghanistan. But the real news is who's ordering their deployment.
Does It Really Matter If Women Soldiers Can't Do Pull-Ups?
Starting in 2016, women will be able to serve in any combat role in the United States' armed forces.
The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Military Brat Committed to Empowering Young Girls and People of Color
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.
The Racially Biased Hairstyle Regulations of the U.S. Army
Dreadlocks, twists, or any type of matted or coiled hair, the Afro-centric hairstyles of many black women in the Army, are now out.