Aid workers to train and work alongside SEAL Team 6?

Since the Vietnam War, the United States government has experimented with embedding development workers within military and intelligence teams to advance its work in counterinsurgency (COIN) missions with programs such as Civil Operations and Rural Development Support (CORDS) and Phoenix. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has always led the charge in providing […]

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Gold Star spouses can lose financial assistance if they remarry, but veterans in Congress hope to change that

Editor’s Note: This article by Patricia Kime originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community. When Sgt. 1st Class Ofren Arrechaga was killed in Afghanistan in 2011, his wife Seana vowed to follow the plan the couple had for their family: She would remain a stay-at-home mom to […]

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