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
Thomas Ricks, former military writer for The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal, blogs on foreign policy
- Teaching at an Army school, we're not surprised by Sen. Walsh's plagiarism (Jul 28)
- Warnings for the U.S. military about innovation and the information age: The Pentagon looks like a minicomputer firm (Jul 28)
- 'Once an Eagle' actually gets it right (Jul 25)
- Michael Horowitz's fine study of how and why military innovations are adopted (Jul 25)
- A 'War on the Rocks' Xmas reading list (Jul 24)
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
- Once homeless, Veteran now works for VA (Jul 28)
- Medal of Honor recipient Ryan Pitts: A responsibility to tell our story (Jul 25)
- Turning memories into literature (Jul 25)
- VA Acting Secretary: We Have Taken Recommended Actions to Improve Patient Care in Phoenix (Jul 24)
- Improving patient-provider communication and disease management (Jul 23)
News and reviews on the latest gear
- Remington addresses R51 pistol problems, offers replacement (Jul 25)
- SureFire’s new weapon light will make you Fury-ous (Jul 24)
- SilencerCo introduces the Salvo 12 shotgun silencer (Jul 21)
- Win a Daniel Defense rifle package (Jul 21)
- Score a first edition Combat Flip Flops cashmere as they continue to promote Afghan stability (Jul 19)
Views from behind the lens
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.