Dr. Israel Drazin, a former chaplain and brigadier general, debunks the claim that military chaplains must either sacrifice their religious freedom or face dismissal if “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” is repealed.
The Senate has the opportunity to end an unjust policy in our military that hurts our national security, write Lawrence Korb and Laura Conley.
Peter Juul previews the potential conflicts likely to arise in the upcoming defense budget debate. It’s sure to be messy.
A telling family dispute over allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in our military reveals Sen. McCain’s strategy of delay, writes Sam Fulwood III.
Report Recommendations to advance progressive change from the Center for American Progress and Senior Fellows, compiled by Sarah Rosen Wartell and with a forward from John Podesta.
Congress should pass the fiscal year 2011 National Defense Authorization Act and end a policy that hurts our moral authority and national security, write Laura Conley and Alex Rothman.
There’s a largely underreported rise in veteran women's homelessness that we need to address, writes Folayemi Agbede.
Veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan should have access to the best health care, facilities, and doctors that this country has to offer, but many of them struggle with the most basic of needs.
Video Lawrence J. Korb analyzes two recent developments on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and what they mean for repealing this policy.
New polls show that Americans strongly support the end of combat operations in Iraq and believe the war was an overwhelming failure, writes Ruy Teixeira.
Larry Korb explains the why independent panel established to review the Pentagon's Quadrennial Defense Review missed the point.
Burdensome military personnel costs put national security at risk, says Lawrence J. Korb in this Armed Forces Journal essay.
Lawrence J. Korb and Loren Thompson argue that the proposed alternate engine for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is a waste of money in this Richmond Times-Dispatch piece.
Lawrence J. Korb argues for reining in defense spending in this Washington Post letter to the editor.
A wide range of politicians, military leaders, scientists, and clergy support repealing the military’s ban on service by openly gay men and women.