Soldier Forcibly Retired for Being Conservative Christian Files Lawsuit

Last year I shared with you the story of how an Army Master Sergeant was disciplined for celebrating his promotion by serving Chick-fil-A sandwiches and celebrating the defense of Marriage Act. He received a formal reprimand in his file and then on his next annual review was told he was a mediocre soldier. Meet Master Sergeant Nathan Sommers, who was a decorated soloist with the US Army Band Chorus for 25 years. He sang a solo at the funeral of former First Lady Betty Ford. The US Army Band Read more […]

Suicide Kills More Active Military Personnel Than Combat

With all of the news about Afghanistan and Iraq, you would expect the number one cause of deaths of American soldiers would be from combat, but that is not the case.  In fact, the number one cause of military deaths is worse than combat, it’s from suicide. According to a recent release, there were 313 Army personnel killed in combat (Operation Enduring Freedom) for the year of 2012.  During that same timeframe, the Army reported 325 suicides.  That’s up from the previous year which reported Read more […]