military

How ‘Respecting the Troops’ Became America’s Most Deranged Meme

This month marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day, when Allied forces stormed the beach at Normandy to gain a foothold in Nazi-occupied territory, pushing toward…

What’s in This?: Smoke Grenades

We’re often told that you should never eat anything (or put anything on your body) if you don’t recognize everything on the ingredients list. But…

What Does Military Service Look Like for a Gen Z Soldier?

“It’s been the best-worst thing I’ve ever done.” That’s how Alex, a 22-year-old volunteer infantryman, sums up his past year as an enlisted Marine. He’s…

The Stigma of PTSD Is Keeping Veterans Unemployed

“Well, do you have PTSD?” The first few times Robert Ballis heard this question during a job interview, he answered with another question: “Why does…