Transition Without Fighting: Handling Your Emotions

Sgt. 1st Class Danny Licciardi and his wife Charlene. (Photo Credit: Rick Scavetta, IMCOM)

Just like you can count on Murphy's Law to go into effect the minute your loved one deploys, there are a few universal truths we have found that apply to all spouses during transition:  1.) It is really hard.  2.) It is easy to make mistakes. 3.) A lot of the work falls to you.  It is the first one that really gets you. "For a while there, ... more

Marine Veteran Wanted in 6 Killings is Found Dead

This photo provided by the Montgomery County Office of the District Attorney in Norristown, Pa., shows Bradley William Stone, 35, of Pennsburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Montgomery County Office of the District Attorney)

PENNSBURG, Pa. — An Iraq War veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives was found dead in the woods near his suburban Philadelphia home Tuesday after a day-and-a-half manhunt that closed schools and left people on edge. Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman said on her official Facebook page that police ... more

Russian TV Series Advised by Murder Suspect

Andrei Lugovoi has been charged with poisoning Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006.

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian production company has hired a man charged with the murder of a Russian agent as a consultant on a TV series about the mysterious death. Former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko died in London in 2006 after drinking tea laced with radioactive polonium-210. Britain identified the... more

Airmen Share 'Innovative Ideas' with Vice Chief of Staff

More than 30 members of the 55th Wing listen to Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Larry Spencer as he discusses the Airman Powered by Innovation program during a virtual town hall meeting Dec. 1, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo/Charles Haymond)

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- More than 30 members of the 55th Wing met with the Air Force vice chief of staff in a virtual town hall meeting to discuss the Airman Powered by Innovation (API) program Dec. 1. Offutt Air Force Base is the first base chosen to interact with Gen. Larry Spencer on this topic as he hopes to hear innovative ideas gen... more

How Phil Klay Wrote 'Redeployment'

Phil Klay, winner of the National Book Award for fiction, attends the 65th Annual National Book Awards on Nov. 19, 2014 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City Wednesday Nov. 19, 2014.

The National Book Award prize for fiction came as a surprise to Phil Klay, who served as a Marine captain in Iraq, but not so much to two sergeants who worked for him in Anbar province. Klay’s short story collection “Redeployment” could be described as a fictional take on what has been endlessly recounted in other forms as the problems U.S. tro... more

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