In the last few months of 2021, more than 160 active military members died by suicide. That staggering number is more than the combined number of military COVID deaths from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. That means, in only a few months, suicide numbers surpassed those lost to COVID for of all of 2020 and most of 2021. More soldiers are succumbing to their mental … [Read more...] about Death by Suicide Greatly Surpasses COVID Deaths Among Military Members
USMilitary.com Network is always looking for talented writers with passion and pride for the men and women that serve our great country in the armed forces. Whether you’re a fan, soldier, spouse or anything in between. If you’d like to write a guest post or have a story idea or tip for us, we’d love to hear from you. Here’s what we are looking for: Great … [Read more...] about USMilitary.com Network Searching For Talented Writers
(USMilitary.com Staff) In a move that was announced early 2020, the U.S. military made its final exit from Afghanistan. By the end of August of 2021, the final American troops had left the country. The exit plan was first put into place via the Doha Agreement, also known as the Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan. It outlined withdrawal of U.S. troops, and peaceful … [Read more...] about Afghanistan Withdrawal, Americans Left Behind
“Thank you for not only serving our country but for opening up to tell the world about your Christianity...” Medal of Honor Gold Star Family Member L.C. (Larry) Fowler is an exciting new Christian nonfiction author. He was born and raised in the southern United States and gave up college to follow his dream of attending Basic Underwater Demolition SEAL (BUD/S) … [Read more...] about Autobiography Compares Living Faithfully With Navy SEAL Training (BUD/S).
(August 26, 2021 DOD) On behalf of the men and women of the Department of Defense, I express my deepest condolences to the loved ones and teammates of all those killed and wounded in Kabul today. Terrorists took their lives at the very moment these troops were trying to save the lives of others. We mourn their loss. We will treat their wounds. And we will … [Read more...] about Statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on the Attack at Hamid Karzai International Airport