Gold Star family members face anti-Trump protesters with dignity

Gold Star family members face anti-Trump protesters with dignity

By Amy Bushatz, Military.com and Spousebuzz.com Two Gold Star family members faced name calling, screaming and obscenities and one had her clothing defaced when they encountered protesters outside an inaugural ball in Washington, D.C. last week. But instead of feeling angry about the incident, the pair is using the encounters as inspiration. Ryan Manion and Amy […]

A first look at Iraq War film ‘Sand Castle’

A first look at Iraq War film ‘Sand Castle’

By James Barber, Military.com Sand Castle, a new film about the early days of the war in Iraq, will premiere later this spring on Netflix. U.S. troops are ordered to the outskirts of Baqubah to repair a water pumping station damaged by U.S. bombs. Things, of course, don’t go smoothly. We’ve got the first images from […]

McCain grills Trump’s OMB nominee over defense cuts

By Team MOC Confirmation hearings have traditionally provided opportunities for great political theater, and the exchanges in recent days between lawmakers and President Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees have not disappointed in that regard. Among the most heated back-and-forths was the following between Sen. John McCain, R-Az., and Congressman Mick Mulvany, R-SC, Trump’s nominee to head […]