War

War Without End

May 9, 2014 By William Martin

For many military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, their only relief comes from a drug that is illegal in Texas: marijuana. Can a growing band of cannabis advocates persuade our legislators to change that?

Life During Wartime

Jan 20, 2013 By Pamela Colloff

Most of the 42,000 soldiers stationed at Fort Hood, one of the largest military installations in the world, are in Iraq or preparing to go. Meanwhile, the loved ones who are left behind wait—and hope they don't hear an unexpected knock at the door.

Dogs of War

Oct 31, 2011 By josheells

Why did the world’s most high-tech military bring along a dog when it raided Osama bin Laden’s compound? A visit to Lackland Air Force Base’s canine training school, in San Antonio, provides a few answers.

Ghosts Of War

Mar 31, 2009 By Gary Cartwright

Happy Texas Independence Day! Read five stories about our state's history, including this piece about the battlegrounds of Texas, which tell an incredible story of struggle, sorrow, triumph, and terror.

The Protesters

Mar 1, 2006 By Pamela Colloff

The weekend after Thanksgiving, demonstrators gathered in Crawford and made their feelings about the war quite clear.

The Spying Game

May 31, 1999 By Michael Hall

How the war in Kosovo turned an Austin online company into the Lone Star State Department.

War Rooms

May 31, 1997 By Robert Bryce

A massive buildup for Texas Tech University’s Vietnam archive.