Connor Wheeler

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On Remembrance Day, soldier’s parents honour son who died by suicide

<i>To read the story behind the Globe's unprecedented, far-reaching investigation into soldier suicides, please</i> click here<i>.</i><p>About a year after their son's death, Sheila and Shaun Fynes hovered at a Remembrance Day ceremony in Victoria, waiting for the right moment to lay a wreath in memory of the young …

Former Navy SEAL commander explains the philosophy that made his unit the most decorated of the Iraq War

In the early stages of the Iraq War, US Navy SEAL officer Jocko Willink needed to find a way to get his men to comply with new standards of collecting and cataloging evidence in the battlefield.<p>The typical behavior of ransacking a building, smashing furniture, and tearing down curtains to uncover …

Helping Soldiers Transcend Trauma

Rhonda Cornum survived captivity in the Iraq War—and now she’s helping her fellow soldiers overcome trauma and transform their lives.<p>When army …

Pentagon Ready to Pay for the Iraqi Civilians It Kills. Next Step: Admit It Kills Civilians.

Some 3,586 airstrikes later, the American military is finally gearing up to compensate the families of Iraqis killed by American bombs in the ISIS …

US militarily 'occupying Eastern Europe'

<b>A US military plan to send more forces into Europe on a rotating basis to purportedly counter a potential Russian attack is equal to a “military</b> …

Despite PTSD, Veterans End Up On Death Row

About 300 military vets, some with battle-induced afflictions, await execution.<p>In the Vietnam War, Larry Webster was a medal-winning hero who survived two tours of duty that left him addicted to drugs and alcohol and suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.<p>Flash forward to 1983, and Webster …

The dangers of Obama's incrementalism

<b>(CNN) —</b> It is difficult to find anyone in the Obama administration who believes that putting up to 50 Special Operations soldiers on the ground in Syria will make much of a difference in the raging civil war there. And yet, the president has authorized this expansion of America's military …