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The Poor Boy

This week I will discuss two of personal demons of mine, shame and anger. The reason for this topic will become more transparent as we go, so hold on for a very interesting conversation. 1,119 more words

Air Force Vet: The Marine Corps Photo Scandal Isn’t Just Boys Being Boys

Many Americans have expressed shock over the recent Marine Corps scandal involving the now-defunct Marines United private Facebook group, which had reportedly been sharing nude photos of female Marines. 788 more words

Commentary

Hot Link: Elliot Ackerman Returns to Fallujah for Esquire

Marine Corps veteran and author Elliot Ackerman (Green on BlueDark at the Crossing) has a wonderful bit of elegiac longform up at Esquire. 70 more words

War

West Point Women Reflect On Marines' Nude Photo Scandal

The recent scandal over Marines sharing nude photos of female Marines online hasn’t demoralized some women veterans. Two female West Point graduates from Florida refuse to let it overshadow… 655 more words

U.S. Army

Clearing up some Misconceptions

CDR Carl B. Forkner, Ph.D., USN(Ret)

SHARED: This article is shared by permission of the author, Andrew McPherson, a Navy SEAL who is preparing to transition to civilian life later this year. 1,708 more words

Veterans

China to increase the number of its Marine Corps

China plans to expand the People’s Liberation Army Marine Corps from 20,000 to 100,000 soldiers, reported South China Morning Post on March 13th.

China’s military reform is progressing steadily and details of its plans will be released in due course, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) told the Global Times on Tuesday. 357 more words