opinion

As the Smoke Clears: Tobacco and the US Military

Consider for a moment that at least 108 million people (military and civilian) were killed in all the wars of ...
opinion

Why We Dont Need a New War Against ISIS

The question continues to circle from Pennsylvania Avenue to Main Street whether or not America should go to war against ...
opinion

Want to Save the Defense Budget? Kick Those Nasty Habits

In the big picture of 2015, the US military is facing a complex, demanding, and significantly resource-constrained national security environment.  ...
opinion

Fixing Military Intelligence Gathering, but of the Medical Kind

Exploring the history of military preventive medicine, one thing becomes certain: Science and humankind have made significant progress in preventing casualties due ...
features

An Awkward Residue of War: Burn Pits and Human Waste

It was August 1985, and I was one of several Navy “docs” supporting several hundred U.S. Marines as they prepared for ...