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The Prisoner Promised Land

Apprise just how much the perception of the world has changed in the last fifty years since the preeminent British series, The Prisoner first aired its run of 17 produced episodes. Essential background is...

The View From Afghanistan: The Dark Stain Of American Gun Exceptionalism

I fear American gun culture isn’t cancer, it’s late-stage CTE—that is, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain disease that results from repeated blows to the head. During my current deployment, nearly 100 people have...

Command Failures Led to Niger Ambush, Explosive Report Shows

Editor’s Note: This article by Richard Sisk originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday that the Pentagon investigation of the...

China’s Getting Feistier In Space

So says a report that a Chinese interceptor warhead hit a target missile in space. Like we told you, they’re not kidding about being able to conduct offensive military operations in space. Sina Weibo...

Free program helps Missouri veterans get college education

Veterans Upward Bound, a grant-funded program offered through the U.S. Department of Education, is up and running and seeking eligible Missouri veterans who want to complete a college degree. …read more Read more here::...

The Knives Are Out For VA Secretary Shulkin

It’s been a tumultuous week for the Department of Veterans Affairs, after a scathing inspector general report surfaced detailing abuses and errors in VA Secretary David Shulkin’s 10-day trip to Europe last summer. But...

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