Effort to make nuclear missiles less vulnerable to attack
A decade of sustained combat operations and the resultant pressure they have placed on military members and their families is taking a deadly toll on the nation's armed forces, particularly the U.S. Army, which has seen record-high suicide rates in 2012, according to Pentagon figures.
A newly released study has found that healing touch, in combination with guided imagery (HT+GI) provides dramatic clinical reductions in post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, symptoms for military personnel who have been exposed to combat.
It played unwilling host to one of the bloodiest battles of the Iraq war. Fallujah's homes and businesses were left shattered; hundreds of Iraqi civilians were killed. Its residents changed the name of their "City of Mosques" to "the polluted city" after the United States launched two massive military campaigns eight years ago.
Some people in Washington want to cut Social Security and veterans' benefits, by cutting the cost-of-living adjustment. But there's a better way to cut government debt than cutting Social Security and veterans' benefits: cut the bloated Pentagon budget.
In a warehouse building in New Jersey, civilians are being used as guinea pigs for the US military to be shot and beat.
Joel McDurmon is Director of Research at American Vision, not to be confused with Vision America. He is also a lecturer, a preacher, and the author of a powerful little new book, The Bible & War in America: A Biblical View of an American Obsession and Steps to Recover Liberty (hereafter The Bible & War in America).
I watched a preview of a Kirby Dick movie that identifies rape as a common experience for women who serve in the military.