A Civilian's Guide To The U.S. Military

We Americans love a lot of things about ourselves, and perhaps nothing more so than our military. Like many things about the U.S., it’s bigger than its international equivalents, with a budget that is larger than the next eight largest military budgets in the world combined. It has a footprint in all 50 states, most… »5/21/15 3:24pm5/21/15 3:24pm


Military Investigates West Point Grads for Pervy Rugby Emails

Two recent West Point graduates were removed from a basic officer leadership course at Fort Benning, Georgia by military officials in front of around 175 classmates yesterday morning. Our source says they're being investigated in relation to more serious charges tied to last spring's West Point rugby scandal »7/25/13 1:12pm7/25/13 1:12pm

Remember Former 49ers RB Glen Coffee? He's An Army Paratrooper Now.

Glen Coffee's single year as a 49er may qualify as one of the strangest NFL careers. The summer after a promising 2009 rookie year, in which the third-round pick out of Alabama filled in nicely for an injured Frank Gore, Coffee up and quit. God didn't want him to play football, he said in brief and guarded interviews. »6/21/13 10:50am6/21/13 10:50am

Caleb Campbell: The Army's Loss Is The Detroit Lions' Legal Gain?

The Army blew it. They implemented a policy that was designed to draw attention to the unique skills and talents of their servicemen and, in the process, make it easier to recruit soldiers to the Army by attracting positive publicity and media attention. The policy was enacted in 2005 because filling the ranks of a… »7/24/08 1:45pm7/24/08 1:45pm