Oklahoma's 45th Infantry Brigade was in an unexpected, tough, late-summer fight against the Taliban in Paktia Province, Afghanistan. Its casualties were quickly rising. I was only one province away, Paktika, where the 101st Airborne's Easy Company was also encountering tough resistance.
The Department of Defense has a new smartphone mobile application to help service members and their families manage the challenges of military life.
Arkansas veterans are getting a helping hand in readjusting to life at home after their war service ends.
A redesigned program for service members separating from the military will help veterans better apply the experience they’ve gained in uniform, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said.