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The Military

  1. How We Can Get Partisan Politics Out of FootballMake support for African-Americans’ civic equality a nonpartisan issue.
  2. The $6 Trillion Issue You Won’t Be Hearing About at Tonight’s DebateRadical change is needed at the Pentagon — but no one is talking about it.
  3. military sexual assault
    The Military Failed Survivors of Sexual AssaultSome veterans who reported sexual assault lost their careers before military reforms took place.
  4. Report: Pentagon Misled Congress on Sex AssaultIn order to prevent a Senate bill from passing.
  5. love and literally war
    All Combat Roles in the Military Will Be Open to Women, Pentagon SaysExemptions to the rule must be justified.
  6. The Drama of the Drone PapersA story about civilian casualties is also a story about the bureaucracy of secrecy. Which one will have more impact?
  7. Bowe Bergdahl Moved to Outpatient TreatmentA week and a half after returning to the United States. 
  8. Friendly Fire Airstrike Kills 5 U.S. Soldiers in AfghanistanA bomber accidentally hit them after they called for air support.
  9. Fellow Soldiers Criticize Bergdahl They say his actions led to the deaths of his fellow troops.
  10. Not Everyone Is Happy With the Release of American POW Bowe BergdahlSome members of the GOP worry that the Obama administration negotiated with terrorists.
  11. Hagel Is ‘Open’ to Reviewing Transgender BanThey’re currently banned from serving.
  12. More Military Sexual Assaults Were Reported This Year Than Ever BeforeWhy that’s a good thing.
  13. Number Two Nuclear Weapons Commander Suspended Over GamblingNobody wants to take any chances here.
  14. Shots Fired at Navy Yard Headquarters in Washington [Updated]Twelve dead, several injured.
  15. Women Will Soon Be Allowed to Serve in Military CombatLeon Panetta makes one last huge move.
  16. As Active-Duty Suicides Spike, Army Develops an Anti-Suicide Nasal SprayActive ingredient: thyrotropin-releasing hormone.
  17. Americans Apologize for Burning Korans in AfghanistanProtesters were not pleased in the slightest.
  18. Blackwater Is Re-Branding AgainThe private military company will now be called Academi.
  19. General Petraeus Hands Off Power to General AllenI think, generally, it has borne fruit.”
  20. Withdrawal From Afghanistan to Begin With 800 National Guard Troops This SummerAs many as 8,400 troops will have to withdraw in the last few months of 2011 in order to stick to the plan.
  21. General Martin E. Dempsey Expected to Lead Joint Chiefs of StaffThe move would make Dempsey the military’s highest-ranking officer.