Read the best blogs for and about veterans, soldiers and the military.
Thoughts on the latest news and their personal experiences by two veterans and one person still on active duty
News and reviews on the latest gear
Views from behind the lens
Thomas Ricks, former military writer for The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal, blogs on foreign policy
- Iraq, the unraveling (VII): tribes vs. Baghdad (Jul 11)
- Is it time to ask Joint Chiefs of Staff to have a meeting with Initech's 'Bobs'? (Jul 11)
- Iraq, the unraveling (XX): 'Time to declare victory and go home?' (Jul 10)
- Iraq, the unraveling (XXIII): a literal collapse (Jul 9)
- Iraq, the unraveling (XXV): Iran won, an Army officer reports (Jul 8)
Mixture of national news, vets' stories and information about IAVA (Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America)
Official blog of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with wide variety of posters
- High school senior to swim across Lake Erie to benefit Veterans (Jul 10)
- VA tools help Vets, Servicemembers transition (Jul 9)
- Family caregivers of Veterans can count on VA for support and community (Jul 9)
- New Regulations Automate Burial Payments for Veterans’ Survivors (Jul 7)
- Veteran unemployment increases, overall better than non-Veterans; Gulf War II women Veterans doing worse than non-Veteran women (Jul 7)
Owned by a 22-year retired Army first sergeant, primarily about operations in Afaghanistan and other military related topics.
Personal tales and useful information about jobs seeking for those transitioning out of the military
Kristle Helmuth is a 26 year-old Army veteran, wife of a wounded warrior, and mother of two children. She blogs about her personal experiences regarding her husbands injuries in Iraq, and their journey through healing.
Fog of War is where wounded combat veterans and loved ones share struggles and tell their stories. The blog aims to reduce the stigma associated with PTSD and other combat-related conditions and provide information on community resources.