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Veterans have identified a number of heroes far more deserving of veneration than these Confederate icons

The Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk in Louisiana. Photo: Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images


Column

Sure, Veterans Day was a couple weeks ago. This is a powerful story any day.

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Commanders need to acknowledge the systemic problems that cause low morale and suicide

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Power Trip

Afghan war vet MJ Hegar tiptoes through a political minefield

Photo: Suzanne Cordeiro/Getty


Illustration: Tim McDonagh. All photos courtesy of Matt Zeller.

Power Trip

Inside one man’s quest to save interpreters who risked their lives helping American soldiers abroad

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