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The US fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles on a Syrian air base last night, in effort to destroy equipment and send a message that use of chemical weapons is not ok. This attack was on the same air base from which a chemical weapons attack was reportedly launched on civilians earlier this week. More than 80 people […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF thanks God for the veterans, in honor of Veteran’s Day. As the child of a veteran, GRIFF has some first hand experience with them, and understands the love and appreciation that our veterans deserve. GRIFF points out that our veteran parents and uncles and aunties are usually pretty […]

Thursday's decision follows two other major milestones for LGBTQ with regards to the military – in 2011, the "don't ask don't tell" policy was expelled, and in 2015, the Pentagon expanded the Defense Department's equal opportunity program.

Yesterday, the Senate voted to require women to register for the draft. Though the US hasn’t had a draft since the Vietnam War, men in the country are still required to register when they turn 18.  This comes after Defense Sec. Ash Carter announced last year that he was opening all combat jobs to women and is […]

Comedian Larry Wilmore caused a lot of controversy after using the “n-word” during his speech at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner on Saturday night. Despite the negative backlash, the White House has come to his defense, saying President Obama “appreciated the spirit of Mr. Wilmore’s expressions on Saturday night.” White House Press Secretary Josh […]

Lewis, who tweeted he was "grateful" for the honor, reportedly cried when he was informed of the idea months ago.

After a long battle to include protective hairstyles for women of color in their uniform policy, the Marine Corps Uniform Board 215 decided to make the traditional hairstyles permissible options, as long as the styles are "professional and neat in appearance."

Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Thursday ordered the military to open all combat jobs to women.

For the first time, the U.S. government is confirming that it conducted secret chemical experiments on World War II troops by grouping them according to…

A major move to broaden birth control options for women in the military is taking shape in both houses of Congress as they move forward…

When Sgt. James Brown self-reported to jail to serve a two-day DWI sentence in July 2012, his family didn’t think he would come back on…

A member of the best-known African-American unit of World War I, popularly known as the “Harlem Hellfighters,” is scheduled to receive a posthumous Medal of…