The authors of this commentary say a modern equivalent to the dog tag, which carries vital information for service members on the battlefield, is needed for health records for veterans seeking care outside the VA health system.
Sherman Gillums Jr. and Eugene Luskin
How we can all be more aware of the needs of grieving children this Nov. 19, Children's Grief Awareness Day.
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
The stark differences between the two callings, though obvious, are completely overpowered by the similarities between nursing and soldiering, says a National Guard soldier and civilian nurse in this commentary.
Sgt. Leann Roggensack
In this commentary, a former Navy corpsman talks about how he reconnected with his mother after disclosing his sexuality under the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy.
Here are five strategies to strengthen and protect ourselves from fear and stress.
The author of this commentary offers advice on how personal acts and long-term actions can reduce the strain members of the military can feel in this time of pandemic.
Col. Chris Karns
A Marine Corps veteran recalls painful memories from his service and the loss of his son in an ambush in Niger.
Comprehensive initiatives that address training, mentoring and networking opportunities are among the most effective programs helping veterans transition to a civilian career track, says the author of this commentary.
This Veterans Day, we can commit to serving one another in order to bring our country back from the brink of division, says the author of this commentary.
Improving partnerships between the VA and organizations that serve veterans will play a role, say Sens. John Boozman and Mark Warner in this commentary.
The Army investigates a Green Beret's fatal parachute accident. New squad weapons are on their way to replace the SAW and M4. A Marine commander is fired in the aftermath of the sinking of an AAV, and the British Royal Navy shows how it might use jetpacks to quickly board ships at sea. All that and more on The Briefing for 10.22.20.