U.S. Army Activities

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2009

    Few Show For California Redwoods' Football Opener -- But Fans Still Manage to Have Fun (Legally and Illegally)

    Jim HerdThere is grandeur in this view of life...​Text by Joe Eskenazi. Gorgeous photos by Jim Herd. In the many months between when we first reported the inception of the San Francisco-based United Football League up to the moment we wandered into a largely abandoned AT&T Park for the Saturda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    Chevron's Prince of Darkness

    By John GeluardiThe Chevron Corporation has exposed its pestilent underbelly by hiring William J. Haynes II, a Department of Defense attorney who compiled lists of violent interrogation techniques for shadowy U.S. detention centers. Chevron hired Haynes on as its chief corporate council in April ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2008
  • Film

    September 24, 2008

    Very Minor Miracle

    No matter the run time and budget, Spike Lee's WWII drama is an epic bore.

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 7, 2008
  • News

    July 4, 2007
  • Film

    December 20, 2006

    Nostalgia Trip

    Steven Soderbergh tries, and largely fails, to make 'em like they used to

  • Home Entertainment

    December 14, 2005

    Virtual Quagmire

    The Army's realistic first-person shooter bogs down under fire

  • News

    November 2, 2005

    Pacifists for War

    How the fractured counterrecruitment movement includes those hoping to bring the draft back

  • News

    May 25, 2005

    What the Left Got Wrong About Iraq

    Anti-war activists ignored Saddam Hussein's horrendous crimes against ordinary Iraqis. Do they have anything -- beyond anti-Bush demonstrations -- to offer the oppressed in Iran and Syria?

  • News

    October 13, 2004

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of Wednesday, October 13, 2004

  • News

    September 29, 2004

    Under the Gun

    Why the Army thinks a 30-year-old college-educated California bull rider will help it recruit soldiers during wartime

  • News

    April 16, 2003

    Remembrance of a War Past

    An unfond look back at Freedom Toast, TV jingoes, and a pro-war bully called Tony Hall

  • News

    January 31, 2001

    Asking, Telling

    The Pentagon claims gays who serve openly undermine the force, but a local researcher's evidence says otherwise. Could his work help President Bush make life better for gay soldiers than it ever was under Clinton?

  • Film

    June 28, 2000

    Saving Private Mad Max

    Mel Gibson stars in The Patriot

  • News

    November 17, 1999

    South to the Future

    Military to Form PC Corps

  • Film

    November 4, 1998
  • News

    July 16, 1997

    The Invisible Veterans

    Thousands of Filipinos fought and spied and suffered and died under American command to help us win World War II. The U.S. government says the soldiers who survived -- now elderly, often living in poverty -- aren't worthy of military benefits. Four storie

  • News

    October 16, 1996

    When the Bay was Groun Zero

    A look at the Cold War ghosts that haunt the rim of the city

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