Military Suicide Watch

September 9th, 2012

By Jan Barry What do you do when even war heroes can’t take it any more? A year after surviving a fierce battle in Afghanistan, Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer put a pistol to his head and pulled the trigger. He was shocked that it didn’t fire, the highly decorated Marine wrote in a […]


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Pacific Diary

August 22nd, 2012

By Jan Barry In the summer of 1942, on his 21st birthday, Alfred Theodore “Ted” Graham, Jr., a trumpet player, volunteer fireman, and newspaper reporter from Jacksonville, New York, enlisted in the U.S. Navy. After training as an aerial gunner-radioman, ATG was assigned to Bombing Squadron 15, serving on the aircraft carrier USS Essex, which […]


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A Marine Speaks Out on DADT

December 17th, 2010

By Tom Carter Capt Nathan Cox is a U.S. Marine who has commanded fellow Marines in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan.  In an article in The Washington Post, “Sexuality doesn’t matter on the battlefield,” Capt Cox states that permitting gay Marines to serve openly will not have a negative impact on combat effectiveness.  In taking […]


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Did Pentagon Distort “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Survey Results?

December 3rd, 2010

By Dan Miller An actual read-through of the results shows much greater combat troop opposition to repeal than the public statement would have you believe. Top leaders of the military have recommended that the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) ban on homosexuals serving in the military be abolished, claiming that it would not unduly impair […]


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