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Should We Set Military Standards for Our Children?

Standards are a way of life for the military: Military dress has standards, Physical Training tests, and even entry into the military itself has high literacy and fitness standards. High standards helps the US maintain a strong fighting force. For military children, standards may just provide the strong force in education to help give themContinue Reading “Should We Set Military Standards for Our Children?”

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What Happened to all the Ice Bucket Challenge Videos?

Almost as quickly as it infiltrated your newsfeed, the “Ice Bucket Challenge” videos (#IceBucketChallenge) have seemingly disappeared. For military folks, at least, the challenge itself received a proverbial cold bucket of water when the Department of Defense issued a policy reminder at the end of August that service members were not permitted to either wearContinue Reading “What Happened to all the Ice Bucket Challenge Videos?”

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Hot Topic: What is Bergdahl Guilty Of?

  Hot Topic: What is Bergdahl Guilty Of? This past week, Bowe Bergdahl participated in his AR 15-6 hearings at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. These hearings were conducted to help the military determine an answer to the question that everyone has been waiting for: Did he, or did he not, desert his post?Continue Reading “Hot Topic: What is Bergdahl Guilty Of?”