Military History

Prejudice and the Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor

By Dwight Jon Zimmerman and John D. Gresham

While heroism itself has always been class- and color-blind, the individuals responsible for officially honoring it have not always been as egalitarian. Racist attitudes and policies combined to deprive men from minorities … Read the article

Inside The War Room The Final Days

By GEN. Hugh Shelton

I’m often asked about my final days of office, between 9/11 and the start of operations in Afghanistan—the days that were consumed with post-911 planning for the war, along with preparations to turn over the controls … Read the article