She The People: military


Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 08/14/2012

New gay general: A salute is in order

Brig. Gen Tammy Smith is the first openly gay member of the US military to be promoted to general.

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  01:54 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  US Army, Brigadier General, 4-star, women in the military

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 07/23/2012

Rape, sexual assult convictions for Louis Walker could signal deeper problem for Lackland Air Base

By Lori Stahl  |  12:16 PM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lackland, Air Force, rape, sexual assault, military culture, violence

Posted at 08:15 PM ET, 07/19/2012

Guns N' Roses' icon Duff McKagan to Obama: Get out of Afghanistan

“Uh. President Obama. Let’s get...out of there now.”

By Suzi Parker  |  08:15 PM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Guns N' Roses, Duff McKagan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Obama, Mitt Romney, military, 2012

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 06/07/2012

The best women of our lives

In 1946, "The Best Years of Our Lives" captured the zeitgeist of a war-weary nation. Sixty-six years later, the film still resonates.

By Donna Trussell  |  09:47 AM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  veteran, best years of our lives, william wyler, ww2, world war II, war, women, military, soldier

Posted at 08:29 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Sexual violence in the U.S. military

Under ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,’ assault victim couldn’t even refute the defense attorney who described her in court as someone “in 4-inch heels and tight jeans who wanted it.’’

By Melinda Henneberger  |  08:29 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rape in the military, sexual assault in the military, Service Women's Action Network, SWAN, Amy Klobuchar, Anu Bhagwati