army

Drugs

Behind the U.S.'s Bogus War on Taliban Drug Labs

America has spent tens of millions of dollars blowing up heroin and meth labs in Afghanistan. Except many of them are just huts.
Mike Power
11 hours ago
korea

Man Acquitted on Charges He Tried to Fatten Himself Up with Fried Chicken to Avoid Army Service

Prosecutors argued that the 22-year-old Korean man intentionally gorged himself on chicken and booze before his physical exam.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.16.19
war

The US Army Somehow Thought This Rap Recruitment Video Was a Good Idea

'Uniform: paid for. Electric bill: paid for. Water bill: paid for.'
Justin Caffier
2.27.19
Five Questions

Five Questions About… Those Snowflake Army Ads

Honestly a snowflake army sounds good I don't know what the fuss is all about.
Joel Golby
1.7.19
violent times

Meet the Soldier Who Strangled a Taliban Commander

What it’s like when your job is teaching people how to kill.
VICE Staff
6.27.18
Comics!

'Wake,' Today's Comic by Penelope Gazin

Sweetie goes on a strange and epic journey to unleash her inner strength, free an army, and reclaim her throne.
Penelope Gazin
2.23.18
MILITARY

Australia Would Only Last a Week at War, Apparently

Ah well.
VICE Staff
1.5.18
southeast asia

Will North Korea Drive Japan to Remilitarize?

Thanks to the legacy of American occupation, Japan hasn't had much in the way of a military since World War II. An election this past weekend might help change that.
Allie Conti
10.25.17
army

Death, Dehydration, and Amputations: Being a Young Army Recruit Isn't Much Fun

"One of the guys in my unit died. He collapsed after having been forced to do press-ups for hours, under a cold shower in the middle of winter."
Verena Bogner
Hanna Herbst
9.18.17
contest

3,500 American Teenagers Compete to Make the Most Patriotic Art

Every year, thousands of high school students participate in the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.4.17
Motherboard

The US Navy Says No More Vaping at Sea

12 recent incidents have led to fires and explosions aboard vessels.
Michael Byrne
4.16.17
Trump

How the US Military Could Spend $54 Billion

President Trump wants to take a hatchet to America's federal budget and give what's left to its military. Here's what that might look like.
Mike Pearl
3.21.17
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