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7Sep 2012

The Military Crisis Line is staffed by caring, qualified responders from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, many of whom have served in the military themselves. They understand what service members have been through and the challenges members of the military and their loved ones face.

The Battle of New Orleans, Jan. 8, 1815. (Painting by Herbert Morton Stoops, courtesy of the U.S. Army Center of Military History)

Why Soldiers should care about the War of 1812

18Jun 2012

Two hundred years ago today, President James Madison signed the United States’ first declaration of war, catapulting the fledgling country into its second War of Independence, better known as the War of 1812.

Staff Sgt. Leigh LaFosse poses with her clarinet. LaFosse decided to audition for "Pershing's Own" while working on her doctorate in music. She thought she would return to academia after serving, but discovered she enjoyed being a member so much, that she intends to spend her career with the band. (Photo courtesy of The U.S. Army Band)

Anatomy of a ‘Pershing’s Own’ audition

12Mar 2012

A United States Army Band, "Pershing's Own" Soldier shares what it was like to audition for the elite musical ensemble, and her experiences during her first year with the band.

April is the Month of the Military Child. To celebrate the children of men and women of the U.S. Army, Soldiers Live wants to feature stories about amazing Army kids and the outstanding organizations that support them. (U.S. Army photo)

Soldiers to celebrate military kids

8Mar 2012

Soldiers magazine is looking for original content from throughout the Army highlighting military kids and the Army organizations that support them.

Mary Doyle, a former Army broadcaster, currently serving as an Army civilian in the Fort Meade, Md., Public Affairs Office, and the ghost writer of former prisoner of war Spc. Shoshana Johnson's memoir, "I'm Still Standing." This photo was taken while Doyle was serving as part of the peacekeeping mission in Bosnia in 1997. (Photo courtesy of Mary Doyle)

A family’s legacy of service

24Feb 2012

Growing up, Mary Doyle would hear stories about her family's military history. Then one day, she became a part of it.