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Army veteran Jesus Medina, who says exercising ...

A New Study Has Found That Grief Is Common But Rarely Recognized In Veterans

Dec. 5
Emily Elena Dugdale/American Homefront

The University of California, Irvine study found that combat exposure is almost as likely to cause grief as it is to lead to PTSD.

Andrew Garcia, 22, plays 'Call of Duty: Modern ...

Army Recruitment Today Is Less 'Be All You Can Be' And More 'Call Of Duty'

Dec. 4
Taylor Allen / American Homefront

The Army has embraced esports as a recruiting tool to reach young adults, who are drawn to the fast-paced action of military-themed games.

The main gate of Camp Pendleton Marine Base is ...

Another Marine Arrested For Alleged Human Smuggling, 6 Plead Guilty In Separate Case

Dec. 3
By City News Service

A junior-enlisted Marine from the 1st Marine Division was arrested by border patrol officials for allegedly transporting undocumented immigrants at the San Ysidro Port of Entry. Meanwhile, six of the 23 Camp Pendleton Marines arrested and charged this summer for alleged human smuggling have pleaded guilty, military officials announced Tuesday.

Maureen Sevilla, Chief of the Epidemiology and ...

Rates of Many STIs Are Growing In The Military. Dating Apps Might Be Part Of The Reason

Dec. 3
Stephanie Colombini/American Homefront

Military health officials say troops are engaging in more high-risk sexual behavior, and part of the reason might be the popularity of smartphone dating apps.

A sign showing Lincoln Military Housing appears...

Military Families Wait For Help With Mold, Other Housing Issues

Dec. 2
By Steve Walsh

Almost 30 military families were living in hotels over the holiday while they wait for the private contractor Lincoln Military Housing to address mold issues in their Tierrasanta homes.

Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher ...

Navy Cancels Review For SEALs Linked To Gallagher Case After Firing Of Navy Secretary

Nov. 27
Julie Watson / Associated Press

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly said Wednesday the case was becoming a distraction.

Runners participate in an domestic violence awa...

After A Report Found The Military Often Mishandles Domestic Violence, Reforms Are Happening Slowly

Nov. 27
Carson Fame/American Homefront

The Defense Department Inspector General found that the military handles domestic violence on base inconsistently, leading to fewer prosecutions and ongoing danger for the people who are abused.

Rep. Duncan Hunter exits the federal courthouse...

Duncan Hunter Supports Gallagher, Trump Amid Navy Review Controversy

Nov. 25
By City News Service

Embattled Rep. Duncan Hunter criticized Navy officials Monday for their plans to possibly remove a Navy SEAL acquitted of murder charges from the service against the wishes of President Donald Trump.

Acting Defense Secretary Richard Spencer listen...

Pentagon Chief Fires Navy Secretary Over Handling Of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher Case

Nov. 25
By Associated Press, Steve Walsh

Defense Secretary Mark Esper has fired the Navy’s top official, ending a stunning clash between President Donald Trump and top military leadership over the fate of a SEAL accused of war crimes in Iraq.

Andrea Gallagher with her husband Navy SEAL Edw...

Trump Says Navy Won’t Remove Gallagher’s SEAL’s Designation

Nov. 21
By Associated Press

President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that the Navy “will NOT be taking away Warfighter and Navy Seal Eddie Gallagher’s Trident Pin,” inserting himself into an ongoing legal review of the sailor’s ability to hold onto the pin that designates him a SEAL.

A jury sentenced Navy SEAL Special Operations C...

SEALs Face Review Following Death Of Islamic State Militant

Nov. 20
Julie Watson and Lolita Baldor / Associated Press

Rear Adm. Collin Green made his intentions clear at a staff meeting Monday that he wants to remove Special Warfare Operations Chief Edward Gallagher’s Trident pin, which designates him as a SEAL, attorney Timothy Parlatore said.

A human smuggling investigation by the military...

Ruling Threatens Smuggling Cases Against Marines

Nov. 19
Julie Watson / Associated Press

A military judge ruled it was illegal to make the videotaped arrests during a morning battalion formation while leaders called them “a cancer” and “bad Marines.”

Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher,...

Trump Restores Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher's Rank

Nov. 15
By City News Service

Trump, who pledged support for Gallagher throughout the criminal proceedings, signed an Executive Order of Clemency on Friday, restoring Gallagher to the rank of E-7.

The Adak U.S. Navy base is pictured in this und...

As The Navy Eyes A Thawing Arctic, A Remote Island Town Sees An Opportunity

Nov. 15
Zachariah Hughes/American Homefront

The Pentagon is preparing for potential missions in newly navigable Arctic seas, raising hopes the military will reinhabit a long-abandoned Navy base on an Alaskan island.

The Cohen Veterans Network logo appears on a po...

San Diego Vets Part Of Campaign That Asks Public To Go 'Beyond The Thank You'

Nov. 12
By Tarryn Mento

San Diego veterans discussed their struggles transitioning from military to civilian life as part of a national awareness effort launched just ahead of Veterans Day.

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