When you hate being a military spouse

By Courtney Hall There are times when it just sucks to be a military spouse. My husband leaves, for weeks, months, sometimes with no more than a couple of days warning. Then he comes home and gives me that look, and my stomach bottoms out because (damn it!) he’s leaving again. Nothing is “normal”. I lie […]

Here’s how a little girl who lost her Marine dad taught a general the cost of war

By Ward Carroll, President, Military One Click Like most general officers commissioned right after the Vietnam War ended, Gen. Martin Dempsey’s firsthand experience of dealing with combat losses came relatively late in his career. During the summer of 2003, then-Major General Dempsey was commanding “Task Force Iron” in Iraq when the post-invasion lull ended and […]