military

Medals of Honor Awarded to Vets Robbed Due to Racism

Among the recipients are 17 Latino vets.

Hazing Ruled Not the Cause of Chinese-American Marine's Suicide ?

A Hawaii-based Marine pleads guilty to assault in hazing case, gets 30 days in jail, lower rank.

Film Reveals "The Invisible War" on Women in Our Military

A documentary premiered at Sundance that shines light on the ugly secret of rape inside the U.S. military. It’s time we all pay attention, writes Rinku Sen.

Homelessness on the Rise for Female Veterans, African-Americans Hit Hardest

Last month the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report that found the number of women veterans that are homeless has grown substantially and the majority are black women.

Pvt. Danny Chen Driven to Suicide After Racist Bullying

The 19-year-old, born and raised in Manhattan’s Chinatown, was reportedly driven to suicide after months of racist bullying and abuse.

President Obama: 'Iraq War is Over'

President Obama marks the end of the Iraq War. More than 1.5 million U.S. troops served; 30,000 were wounded and 4,500 died.

Former Marine Evelyn Thomas on the Fight to End Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Thomas was among a disproportionate number of black women who were kicked out of the military for being lesbian or bisexual. But she joined the fight that, last week, finally put an end to the practice.

Black Women Win in Repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Studies show that soldiers of color were disproportionately impacted by the policy.

On the Way Out, Washington Tramples on Iraqi Women

Iraqi women are left holding up half the sky in the midst of a ravaged political and economic landscape.

Military Women's Reproductive Rights Under Seige

The Pentagon has long kept service women under the grip of draconian restrictions on abortion services.

Sexual Assault Left Out of Military's PTSD Reform

New regulations for reviewing veterans’ PTSD claims offer little comfort for military women who have survived sexual trauma.