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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
war

How Special Forces Bury the True Cost of America's Wars

When specialized (and glorified) units do the dirty work—and sustain the casualties—the normal political constraints on military power are lost.
Jacob Siegel
12.11.17
LGBTQ

My Dad's Military Job Was to Fire Gay People Like Me

"It is tough imaging my father investigating gays and lesbians, turning them into his superiors who would then drum them out of the military. His actions ruined lives."
Samuel Mason
11.28.17
Art

The Military Is Burning Art from Guantanamo That the World Should See

An exhibition of detainee art has the Pentagon riled, but destroying it is a cruel form of censorship.
Kara Weisenstein
11.27.17