Waving an American flag along 5th Avenue.
In past wars, taxes were increased to cover some of the extra spending. That's not the case for the war in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the costs are adding up fast.
A visitor pauses at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C.
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An Army veteran and professor of rhetoric explores poetry written by veterans about a divisive holiday born of the Civil War.
Finding a well-run veterans’ charity isn’t hard with some due dilligence.
Some veterans' charities make the most of their donors' dollars, while others squander that money. Vetting these groups will help ensure your money is well-spent.
What is moral injury?
The inability to reconcile wartime actions with a personal moral code can create lasting psychological consequences for veterans.
Visitors walk past a field of United States flags displayed by the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund on the Boston Common. The 37,000 flags are planted in memory of every fallen Massachusetts service member from the Revolutionary War to the present.
The culture all veterans share may provide the best support for those struggling with mental health issues.
Canadian Artillery gunners read the Victory issue of the Maple Leaf newspaper in Germany after Germany surrenders.
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As we commemorate Memorial Day, the drama behind the headlines announcing Germany's surrender in World War II.