Feature: How the Death of a Muslim Recruit Revealed a Culture of Brutality in the Marines

How the Death of a Muslim Recruit Revealed a Culture of Brutality in the Marines By JANET REITMAN July 6, 2017 By JANET REITMAN July 6, 2017 It was late at night on March 7, 2016, when Ghazala Siddiqui heard the phone ring and hurriedly reached for...

Army Fraud Crackdown Uses Broad Net to Catch Small Fish, Some Unfairly

By DAVE PHILIPPS May 28, 2017 AGUAS BUENAS, Puerto Rico — Federal agents with body armor and assault rifles stormed a small house in this hillside town on a dark October night two years ago, intent on arresting a retired National Guard captain...

For Army Infantry’s 1st Women, Heavy Packs and the Weight of History

For Army Infantry’s 1st Women, Heavy Packs and the Weight of History By DAVE PHILIPPS May 26, 2017 Pvt. Kayla Padgett, right. By DAVE PHILIPPS May 26, 2017 FORT BENNING, Ga. — The first group of women graduated from United States Army...

Fact Check: Do Women Have to Register for the Draft? No. But Misinformation Spreads.

An old New York Times story about a failed amendment is being shared on social media, leading some readers to believe women are included in the draft.