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The January 2011 issue of the American Psychologist, the American Psychological Association's (APA) flagship journal, is devoted entirely to 13 articles that detail and celebrate the virtues of a new US Army-APA collaboration.
As our government teeters on the brink of a shutdown, and Congress and the president haggle over spending cuts, the Pentagon budget should be scoured for places where significant reductions may be made.
IN the raging battle over union rights in Wisconsin, those seeking to curtail collective bargaining for state employees have advanced an argument that seems hard to resist: It will make it easier to reward those workers who perform the best.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates waves to West Point graduates on Friday. Future wars will likely be air and sea based, Gates says The United States has not been able to predict any of its recent military engagements, he says Gates encourages West Point cadets to look outside the armed forces to round out experience Speech is Gates' last as defense secretary Washington (CNN) -- Defense Secretary Robert Gates, in what he said is his final address to the cadets at the U.S.
Veterans, particularly poor and minority veterans, are 50 percent more likely to become homeless compared to other Americans, according to a report released last week by the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) departments. The report also stated that almost 76,000 veterans were homeless on any given night in 2009, and approximately 136,000 veterans spent at least one night in a shelter.
MONDAY, Jan. 3 (HealthDay News) — Post-traumatic stress disorder may have long-term effects on troops — including physical, emotional and cognitive problems — while those who suffer from concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries don’t appear to encounter symptoms over the long haul, a new study suggests. “Nearly 2 million troops have been deployed to Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom since 2001,” according to background information in the report published in the January issue of Archives of General Psychiatry .
By Gregg Zoroya, USA TODAY
The Army has dropped the Vietnam-era name "psychological operations" for its branch in charge of trying to change minds behind enemy lines, acknowledging the term can sound ominous.
"When you join the military," says J.E.
Every conversion story is, at heart, a story about being wrong. Whether they are agonizingly slow or all but instantaneous, whether they happen in a garden or in prison or on the road to Damascus, conversions don't just represent the embrace of a new worldview. They also represent the utter rejection of the convert's past.
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The official, Michael D. Furlong, hired contractors from private security companies that employed former and Special Forces operatives. The contractors, in turn, gathered intelligence on the whereabouts of suspected militants and the location of insurgent camps, and the information was then sent to military units and intelligence officials for possible lethal action in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the officials said.
The fiftieth anniversary of Dwight D. Eisenhower's farewell address and its famous warning about the military-industrial complex presents progressives with a dilemma. They can continue the popular trend of claiming Eisenhower as a prophetic voice against militarism and for peace.
Christopher Preble: Many back Capt. Owen Honors, saying he's been unfairly attacked Preble: First reaction is one of sympathy since Honors tried to connect personally to shipmates
The captain of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise was permanently relieved of his command Tuesday for making a series of ribald and offensive videos that aired on the ship's closed-circuit television system when he was the second-in-command several years ago. The Navy cited a "profound lack of good judgment and professionalism" in relieving Capt. Owen Honors, who stars in the videos.
IN HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. During the seven months that he was stationed in Iraq, Joe Janssen served as an assaultman, a job that involved manning the turret gun in a Humvee and using shoulder-fired rockets and other explosives to support his fellow Marines.
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