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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…

Why Female Soldiers Are Killing Themselves at an Alarming Rate

Stephanie Shannon was just 20 years old when she landed in Saudi Arabia in a tan camouflage uniform still crisp around the edges. She’d enlisted…

The Myth of the Conservative Soldier, the Men Who Breast-Feed Their Babies and Mac’s Weird Body Issues on ‘It’s Always Sunny’

I just can’t wrap my mind around dudes nursing babies. I get that, as you’ll read in this piece, there’s a perfectly normal reason why…

The Military Men of Twitter Who Are Defying Soldier Stereotypes

When Matt began working for a major U.S. bank in his mid-20s, he never expected he’d have a front-row seat to the implosion of the…