It’s getting hard to find a politician who doesn’t want to bring the troops home from Afghanistan.
A terrible war just got worse. WARNING: This photo is extremely graphic.
It’s hard to tell who’s happier: the dogs or the soldiers. View Media ›
The transition from military life to college can be one of the more challenging things a young veteran faces. This Xtranormal video eloquently describes the frustrations vets find on a typical college campus. Nailed it! Watch Video ›
Reports from one American base offer a vivid miniature of the Afghan war so far.
The military and intelligence reports provide a real-time history of the Afghan war from the vantage point of American troops actually doing the fighting and reconstruction.
In honor of Memorial Day, here’s a project that uses Google Earth to map US and Coalition military casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan. You can see photos of the men and women who have died in these wars, find their hometowns, and learn where and how they died. The guy who created the map, Sean Askay, has been working on it for four years on his own time.
Traditional Afghan weaving plus machine guns equals…this. Either really bad-ass or really heartbreaking, depending on your perspective. The rugs are popular with soldiers and collectors. View Image ›