Topic: Military

One Question Will Ensure Veterans Get Good Health Care

Jan. 6, 2016
Veteran & Doctor Handshake

Rather than asking, “Are you a veteran," We need to ask “Have You Ever Served in the Military?” The change sounds small, but the effect could big.

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Why Committing Ground Troops to Eradicate ISIS is a Bad Idea

Dec. 18, 2015
Soldiers

Isolating and defeating the terrorists is necessary, and it requires careful steps, not a rush to fan the flames of a rising fire.

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Veteran's Care Need to Extend to the Family Too

Sept. 11, 2015
Solider

After the more than a decade at war following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, we now face an unprecedented challenge in caring for our military service members. But often times their spouses and families are left behind. Congress has acknowledged the need for services for veteran’s families but little action has been taken. So, it’s left up to the states and local communities.

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New Honeycomb-Inspired Design Delivers Impact Protection

June 15, 2015
UT Austin Negative Stiffness Honeycomb

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering have developed a groundbreaking new energy-absorbing structure to better withstand blunt and ballistic impact. 

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Stereotypes and Misperceptions about Veterans Hurt Employability, and That Needs to Stop

Nov. 10, 2014
Stereotypes and Misperceptions about Veterans Hurt Employability, and That Needs to Stop

Quick, when you think of veterans on this Veterans Day, what comes to mind? Honor? Valor? Loyalty? Ticking time bomb?

For many, it's the latter, and that can pose a problem when veterans return from the battlefield.

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