MILITARY

Military Service

People from the Middle East Tell Us All the Weird Ways They Avoided the Draft

"I spent months gorging on as much fast food as possible. I added mayo to everything I ate, and even had it on its own as a snack between meals."
Badar Salem
11.6.18
Why I Didn't Vote

I Got Purged from the Voter Rolls While Fighting in the Middle East

I cried when I found out.
Joe Helle
11.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

US Soldiers Drank Almost All the Beer in Iceland's Capital

According to a bar owner in Iceland, bars had to bring in emergency beer reinforcements and the troops were partial to a cocktail named the Trash Can.
Mack Lamoureux
10.29.18
violent times

The Ex-Commando Who Reenacts His War on a Paintball Field

“If it’s no use worrying, what’s the point of crying?”
Mahmood Fazal
7.3.18
war

Inside the Dark, Depraved Comedy Channel Targeted at Military Veterans

We asked actual veterans of America's wars about a controversial new network, VET TV, that's supposed to help them readjust to civilian life.
VICE Staff
6.12.18
crime

Soldier Gets DUI After Taking Cops on Insane Chase in Armored Vehicle

Police say the guy was under the influence of drugs when he took the tank-like monstrosity for a 60-mile joyride through Richmond, Virginia.
Drew Schwartz
6.6.18
Photos

Photos of Wet, Sweaty Men Climbing a Lard-Smothered Monument

Photographer Ben McNutt captured the annual Herndon Climb at the United States Naval Academy.
Ben McNutt
5.25.18
Photography

Tim Hetherington's Photos Are a Tender Look at Male Sexuality and War

Before he died in 2011, Tim Hetherington showed us intimate moments between soldiers on the front lines.
Miss Rosen
4.20.18
immigration

Trump's Military Border Deployment Is 'Purely Symbolism,' Say Experts

The National Guard is headed to the border at a time when illegal border crossings are already extremely low.
Meredith Hoffman
4.6.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Stephen Hawking dead at 76, Democrat leads in deep-red Pennsylvania district, Trump wants militarized "space force," and more.
VICE Staff
3.14.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Pretended to Be an Army General with a Chopper for a Date, Feds Say

He allegedly told people he was headed to a top-secret meeting approved by the president, which feds say was a bunch of BS.
Drew Schwartz
2.13.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

NYC bombing suspect said to be ISIS sympathizer, Roy Moore's wife Kayla cites Jewish lawyer to dismiss anti-Semitism charge, transgender recruits will get to enlist in military, and more.
VICE Staff
12.12.17
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