military

‘Restrepo’ Has Always Been the Best Movie About the War in Afghanistan

The grippingly intimate 2010 documentary focuses on U.S. soldiers fighting in one of the country’s deadliest regions. What the film shows us — and what it chooses not to show us — says everything about the futility of our 20-year occupation.

How to Wear Combat Boots (Without Stealing Valor)

One thing’s for certain: You’re gonna have to kick the skinny jeans out of your closet

Three Military Experts on the Inspired Madness of G.I. Joe Toys

Missiles on everything. Planes and helicopters brighter than 1980s skateboard graphics. No armor. But are G.I. Joe and Cobra vehicles really that dumb? (Yes.)

‘Battle Born’ Is a Marine’s Tribute to the Futility of the Forever War in Afghanistan

Max Uriarte, creator of the world’s most popular military comic strip, talks about life in the Marine infantry, the inanity of war and what inspired his newest graphic novel

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