We do not need to have a veteran in the White House, and there is no reason to believe that someone with military experience is a better leader. But our public discussion of national security, as well as domestic policy, would be greatly enhanced if the real experiences of veterans in Iraq, Afghanistan and other conflicts were given detailed attention.Read more
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.Read more
On this Veterans Day, Thomas Hatfield, director of the Briscoe Center's Military History Institute, reminds us that the United States is a country still at war and support for veterans and those serving in the armed forces should continue.Read more
Graduate student Nicholas Hawkins discusses the importance of building a vibrant and supportive veteran community on campus.Read more
Event: The University of Texas at Austin will open a new Student Veteran Center to serve the needs of the 640 veterans who are students on campus.Read more