Ad agencies developed distinct ads for the U.S. military to reach different demographics over the years.
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The US military’s switch to an all-volunteer force in 1973 led to a series of magazine ads that sought to portray military service as a way for women and people of color to move up in society.
Prince Harry’s new book “Spare” is stirring discussion about whether he should have revealed the number of warfighters that he killed.
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A US Air Force professor of philosophy weighs in on Prince Harry’s decision to disclose his ‘body count’ from his service in Afghanistan.
Concentration of troops on San Sebastian beach for the war in Morocco.
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Following Putin’s call-up of thousands of reservists, many Russian citizens decided to leave the country.
Members of the New York Army National Guard are setting up a 1,000-bed hospital at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.
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The National Guard may be the least understood branch of the US military. A National Guard attorney and military law professor explains how it works.
Teenage recruits at the experimental Universal Military Training camp at Fort Knox in 1947.
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A commission looking at the future of service is set to makesits recommendations. It is hoping to make a year of service ‘a norm’ for all Americans. What does it mean to serve?
President Donald Trump with members of the armed forces.
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If President Donald Trump were to start a conflict, many Americans would likely view as it a misguided effort. What would that mean for the troops?
Some U.S. service members may now collect damages for medical malpractice.
For more than half a century, service members who got hurt while on active duty but not in combat – like being hit by a jeep while on base – could never sue for damages. That’s now changed – a bit.
An anti-conscription rally in Melbourne, 1916.
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It’s time the Australians who voiced vociferous opposition to war in general and conscription in particular were commemorated as an important part of our history.