recruits

  • November 16, 2010  

    A rehabilitation center in Gulu, Uganda, provides a haven for former child soldiers who were abducted into Joseph Kony’s “Lord’s Resistance Army” during 20 years of civil war. More than 30,000 children are estimated to have been kidnapped and forced to fight. Tom Bearden profiles a group trying to heal the wounds of war. Continue reading

  • June 6, 2007  

    Former soldier Brian Mockenhaupt wrote in the Atlantic Monthly about the Army’s struggle to fill its ranks with a generation less willing and able to serve than in years past. He speaks about how the Army has adapted with new recruiting and training practices. Continue reading