military http://blog.wlrn.org en Breach of Trust: The Gap Between America’s Soldiers And Society http://blog.wlrn.org/post/breach-trust-gap-between-america-s-soldiers-and-society <p></p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 23494 at http://blog.wlrn.org Breach of Trust: The Gap Between America’s Soldiers And Society Attack At The Navy Yard: Gunman And 12 Victims Killed http://blog.wlrn.org/post/attack-navy-yard-gunman-and-12-victims-killed <em>(We're constantly updating the top of this post and <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/09/16/223023740/developing-shooting-at-u-s-navy-yard-in-washington-d-c/#0001" target="_self">adding to it below as well</a>.)</em><p>The nation's capital went on high alert Monday after a shooting attack at the city's U.S. Navy Yard left at least 12 victims and one gunman dead and injured 8 others.<p>Police said one suspected shooter was dead at the scene. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 12:06:13 +0000 Mark Memmott 20666 at http://blog.wlrn.org Attack At The Navy Yard: Gunman And 12 Victims Killed Should The U.S. Intervene In Syria? http://blog.wlrn.org/post/should-us-intervene-syria <p>In the wake of a chemical weapons attack that reportedly left more than 1,400 Syrians dead , the debate has begun on whether the&nbsp;U.S.&nbsp;should intervene. The American people now wait for what steps, if any, the&nbsp;United States&nbsp;will take in the coming weeks.</p><p><em>The Takeaway</em> has responded to this call for a national conversation with special programming.</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 16:25:57 +0000 The Takeaway 20387 at http://blog.wlrn.org Should The U.S. Intervene In Syria? The Cost of American Militarism http://blog.wlrn.org/post/cost-american-militarism <p></p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 16274 at http://blog.wlrn.org The Cost of American Militarism Capitol Visitors Get Up Close With Humvee And Military Chopper http://blog.wlrn.org/post/capitol-visitors-get-close-humvee-and-military-chopper <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tuesday was Military Appreciation Day at the Capitol.</span></p><p>National Guard equipment from around the state was parked in the courtyard – the space between the old and new Capitol buildings.</p><p>“We have over 12,000 airmen and soldiers in the state of Florida,” said Major Blake Heidelberg, logistics officer with the <a href="http://www.floridaguard.army.mil/units/83rd-troop-command" target="_blank">Florida Army National Guard’s 83<sup>rd</sup> Troop Command</a>.</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Gina Jordan 11111 at http://blog.wlrn.org Capitol Visitors Get Up Close With Humvee And Military Chopper