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Impact of War: May 16, 2010 - May 22, 2010

When Mommy goes to war (leaving the kids behind)

By Laura Browder While our culture has always seemed able to cope with the idea of fathers as warriors--think of all those photographs on the front page of your local newspaper, featuring a returning soldier seeing his baby for the...

By Laura Browder  |  May 21, 2010; 10:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Should soldiers get a medal for holding fire?

The idea of issuing a medal for "courageous restraint" may sound like a noble idea, especially during a war where it's often hard to differentiate between combatant and civilian. But when news recently broke that military commanders in Afghanistan...

By Christian Davenport  |  May 19, 2010; 11:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Tags: afghanistan, american legion, courageous retraint, nick carter, tadd sholtis  
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Does Michelle Obama support the troops?

By Rebekah Sanderlin Very few people relate to the agony of sending a loved one into harm's way, knowing that there are people out there who want to kill him. Very few people know the exhaustion of raising your...

By Rebekah Sanderlin  |  May 17, 2010; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Tags: Michelle Obama  
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