Military medical personnel have helped support hospitals with heavy patient loads.
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Army physicians are turning to drugs approved for other conditions or newly developed treatments such as the antiviral Remdesivir to treat infected personnel.
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?
War crime allegations cast a shadow over Afghanistan’s future.
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There are many hurdles to a successful prosecution of individuals accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity. But trying to seek justice is not a futile exercise.
A soldier stands guard at the damaged entrance to Tyndall Air Force Base in Panama City, Florida, Oct. 11, 2018, after Hurricane Michael.
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US military leaders have to plan for operations all over the world, so they can't afford to ignore climate change or debate its causes.
Veterans for Peace gather for a Veterans Day ceremony at the Minnesota State Capitol mall, Nov. 11, 2014, in St. Paul.
Veterans of past wars have long been at the forefront of peace advocacy in the United States.
Seasoned readers of US science fiction will have the uncanny feeling of having seen this all before.
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.
American troops drive French Renault FT tanks to the battle line in the Forest of Argonne, France, September 26, 1918.
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America's longstanding tradition of isolationism meant that in 1917 U.S. forces needed a lot of support from overseas allies to fight effectively.
Joe Louis and Neil Scott help Isaac Woodard up a set a stairs soon after a beating left him blind.
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Seventy years ago, a horrific beating left a black World War II vet blind. His determined fight for justice would earn the support of Orson Welles, Woody Guthrie – and even the president.
US-run prisons were a recruiting office for Islamic State militants.
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The controversy over the CIA torture report has moved on to calls for the UK government to be open about its own involvement. The arguments have also been widened to include other elements of CIA activities…
No longer just about soldiering on.
Despite prolonged combat missions and a bigger than expected death toll in operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, soldiers are…