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Texas Military Forces Back Down on Same-sex Benefits
Finally - federal benefits for all
"...begin processing benefits for same sex spouses within the military...."

Nov. 27, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Lege Lines: Sen. José Menéndez Stands Up for Military Bases, and Against Trump
San Antonio Democrat introduces resolution to protect funds for Texas military being diverted to border wall construction
"...introduced a resolution to protect money appropriated for Texas military bases in the face of potential resources being diverted..."

March 22, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Let Open Gays in Military
Small, local effort to call attention to discrimination against gays in military recruiting under way with sit-in
"...Let Open Gays in Military On Aug. 22, Rebecca Solomon went to the military..."

Sept. 22, 2006 News Feature by Diana Welch

How Green Is My Military?
Testing the military's (green) might
"...its stomach. The modern army eats batteries. This week, military staffers and green tech firms met in Austin for..."

Nov. 15, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Military Hospitality
Austinites Warmly Received at "School of the Assassins"
"...photograph by Andy McKenna It must have been a military strategist who said, "Keep your enemies close to you."..."

Dec. 5, 1997 News Feature by Joshua Fisher

Military Out of Mabry?
A West Austin resident says moving the Texas National Guard out of Camp Mabry would be better for both the neighborhood and military.
"...Despite these concessions, Bellingrath ultimately believes the military should leave Mabry, an argument he details at www.campmabry.com...."

April 12, 2002 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Military-Petroleum Complex
The Second Iraq War and the cronies of state capitalism
"...hard to tell the Halliburton employees from the U.S. military. Some were working at oil installations like Mina al-Bakr...."

June 18, 2004 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Police Chiefs' Uniforms Too Military
"...frightening tendency of civil police forces to be donning military apparel has become apparent. In Memphis, Tenn., police officers..."

Dec. 7, 2004 Postmarks

Military Under Control of the Ruling Elite
"...human family. Americans are led to believe that our military keeps us free, defends us from enemies, and defends..."

Nov. 15, 2010 Postmarks

Link Between Military's and City's Budget Shortfalls
"...Dear Editor, The linkage between military adventures and Austin’s budget shortfalls is fairly easy to..."

June 14, 2009 Postmarks

Against Military Recruitment in High Schools
"...a product of Austin high schools likewise bombarded by military recruiters' propaganda during my time there, I am inspired..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Postmarks

Trans UT Student Isn’t Giving Up on School or the Military
Freshman loses ROTC scholarship under Trump’s trans military ban
"...most certainly go after and try to seek a military career. I still want to pursue the military.”..."

April 18, 2019 News Post by Lilli Hime

Texas Stars Host Military Appreciation Weekend
So many reasons to see the Texas Stars this weekend
"...foreign policy, our fine men and women in the military need all the support we can offer. For both..."

Nov. 11, 2011 Sports Feature by Mark Fagan

On the Return of a Military Draft
"...[May 14] focusing on the possible return of a military draft. Ventura made several good points, but clarification is..."

May 28, 2004 Postmarks

Military Recruitment Protesters Arrested
Two protesters arrested after trying to storm Army's recruitment station inside Dobie Mall
"...A protest against military recruiting resulted in two arrests after members of Campus..."

April 27, 2007 News Feature by Justin Ward

What If the Bush Twins Were in the Military
"...am forced to wonder if the conduct of the military offensives in Iraq, especially in Fallujah, would be different..."

April 15, 2004 Postmarks

Swanson Compares Apples (Enlisted Men) and Oranges (Military Planners and Leaders) and – Surprise, Surprise – Discovers Democrat Lemonade

May 14, 2004 Postmarks

'Telling' the Truth
Austin veterans perform their pasts to bridge the civilian-military divide
"...fellow Marine recruits saw it as an affront to military womanhood...."

April 26, 2013 Arts Feature by Robyn Ross

Coming Out Under Fire
"...is a 71-minute-long documentary about homosexuality in the U.S. military during World War II. The research is based on..."

Aug. 5, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Major Payne
"...a crusty-hearted (okay, in this case, almost clearly deranged) military man confronting, confounding, and challenging a motley group of..."

March 31, 1995 Movie Review by Louis Black

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
Michael Bay lends his firepower to this war that's not really a war
"...less about the catastrophic events of American foreign and military policy than it is about the brothers in arms..."

Jan. 15, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Tillman Story
Documentary about the high-level cover-up of the circumstances surrounding the death of NFL star turned Army Ranger Pat Tillman.
"...Directed by: Amir Bar-Lev. What the military did to the memory of Pat Tillman, the football..."

Sept. 24, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Man Down
A soldier struggles with PTSD
"...and his best pal Devin Roberts (Courtney), in rough military garb, traverse a desolate and bombed-out urban landscape unsuccessfully..."

Dec. 2, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Max
After sufferiong trauma in Afghanistan, a heroic dog is sent stateside
"...chart on the filmmaker’s trajectory. Max is an American military dog who is part of a squad in Afghanistan,..."

July 3, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Invisible War
The shockingly rampant problem of rape in all branches of the U.S. military is the subject of this Kirby Dick documentary.
"...problem of rape in all branches of the U.S. military is the subject of The Invisible War...."

Aug. 24, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Eye in the Sky
Helen Mirren is a British colonel engaged in modern drone warfare
"...Fail Safe as viewed through the kaleidoscopic moral and military lens of modern drone warfare. Hood’s masterful film –..."

March 25, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tuesday News Gay on a Wednesday: Feb. 1
This week's LGBT news round-up has good news all around!
"...same-sex marriage news, a push for trans-rights in the military, and a queer-friendly guide to this week's hyper-masculine celebration..."

Feb. 1, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Daniel Villareal

Ripe
"...do is take up temporary residence at the ramshackle military base where the rest of the movie unfolds and..."

Aug. 1, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

A War
Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language film is a complex morality tale
"...man, a model soldier, and outstanding commander of his military unit in Afghanistan, as well as an absent husband..."

March 4, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

White House Down
Roland Emmerich blows up the White House real good, so who cares if it doesn't all compute when you have Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx (as an Obama-ish prez) battling to become last men standing?
"...Mike. He plays John Cale, a Capitol cop and ex-military man, who now wants to join the Secret Service...."

June 28, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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