Tag Archives: Military

Military is among the worst polluters

From the time of the American Revolutionary War when the U.S. won independence from England, Americans have maintained some semblance of a military force. The first Army was initially disbanded except for a few dozen troops. After taking office, President Washington urged Congress to establish an effective system for the military1 “on which the honor,… Read More »

The Growing Problem of Military Suicides

By [email protected] STAFF U.S. veterans are dying by suicide at an alarming pace. The national veteran suicide rate was almost 30 per 100,000 people in 2015, or about 20 deaths every day, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. The age-adjusted rate of suicide among veterans increased more than 30 percent from 2005 to 2015, compared… Read More »

US turns to military, medical research to solve diplomats' 'health attacks' – NBC News

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Dec. 28, 2018 / 11:01 AM GMT By Josh Lederman WASHINGTON — In the waning days of summer, Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan was quietly dispatched to a Pennsylvania brain clinic to investigate for… Read More »