Army Recruitment Now Based On Student Debt

By Staff, Couragetoresist.org -

The U.S. Army wants a 500,000 active-duty force by the end of this next decade, about 25,000 more than today. And preying on low income high schoolers is apparently how they intend to do it. This [...]

MIlitary Suicides Spike To New Record High

By Lolita C. Baldor, Apnews.com -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Military suicides have surged to a record high among active duty troops, continuing a deadly trend that Pentagon officials say is frustrating and they are struggling to counter. [...]

National Guard Filling Gaps In All-Volunteer Army

By Rebecca Gordon, Consortiumnews.com -

A young friend is seriously considering joining her state’s National Guard. She’s a world-class athlete, but also a working-class woman from a rural background competing in a rich person’s sport. [...]

Army Corps Suspends Atlantic Coast Pipeline Permit

By Staff, Appalmad.org -

Following requests from Appalachian Mountain Advocates (Appalmad) attorneys, the Norfolk, Huntington, and Pittsburgh districts of the Army Corps of Engineers have each suspended its authorization [...]