Former Pentagon chief Mark Esper sues to publish parts of memoir

The lawsuit, which was filed Sunday in U.S. District Court in Washington, describes the memoir, “A Sacred Oath,” as an account of Esper’s tenure as Army secretary from 2017 to 2019 and his 18 months as defense secretary, which ended when Trump fired him in a tweet just days after the president lost his reelection bid.

Thousands of military families struggle to put food on the table

As many as 160,000 active-duty military members are having trouble feeding their families, yet an obscure federal rule prevents thousands from receiving food stamps: "It's a shocking truth that's known to many food banks across the United States. This should be the cause of deep embarrassment."