Healing the ‘Invisible Wound’

Feature: Veterans Honor Military Suicide Victims on National Mall
Source: Elizabeth Harrington

Lt. Col. (Ret.) Dar Place was two feet away when his friend and fellow soldier took his own life during the Gulf War. Two decades later, like so many other veterans, Place is still haunted by the plague of suicide in the military.

Marines Delay Three Pull-Up Requirement for Female Recruits

Raises further questions about push to integrate women into combat roles

The Marine Corps has delayed a requirement that all female recruits perform three pull-ups after more than half of them were unable to complete it, raising further questions about the push to integrate women into combat roles and units starting in 2016.