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Sleep Aid Defends Billboard Featuring U.S. Soldier With a Muslim Wife 'There are couples like this'

Political statement? Plea for tolerance? Maybe in part, but this recently posted Los Angeles billboard featuring a U.S. soldier and a Muslim woman embracing is mostly just an ad for…

November 1, 2013, 10:59 AM EDT

Fast Chat: McCann Worldgroup's Luca Lindner Says advertising is about 'risk, tears and smiling'

Luca Lindner is in his first weeks of living in the U.S., having left sunny Sao Paulo for a recent spell of frigid New York winter as he digs into…

February 28, 2013, 1:48 PM EST

U.S. Army Unveils Branded Peripherals for Video Games Line between real and fake combat blurs further

Opening a new front in the battle for recruits and the war of public opinion, the U.S. Army has entered the gaming peripherals business. The Army is supporting popular Call…

January 12, 2012, 8:25 AM EST

Ex-U.S. Paratrooper Rips 'Hideous' Ad for 'Modern Warfare 3' D.B. Grady says celebrated spot 'trivializes combat and sanitizes war'

Author and former U.S. Army paratrooper D.B. Grady lays down some heavy fire in The Atlantic, blasting 72andSunny's hugely popular Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 ad with Sam Worthington…

January 4, 2012, 10:17 AM EST

'Army Strong' on Facebook and in Hollywood Army seeks new avenues for recruits

The Army wants to be your friend, on Facebook. The latest phase of U.S. Army recruitment ads is working toward penetration of the social media sphere. While keeping its slogan…

May 25, 2011, 4:44 AM EDT

Artist causing fuss with 'Soldier' billboards

Suzanne Opton's intriguing "Soldier" billboards, now popping up across the country, are receiving predictably mixed reactions. The ads are part of an art project by Opton, who's been photographing…

October 31, 2008, 10:30 AM EDT

If Twitter were to fall into the wrong hands

The U.S. Army has its bandoliers in a twist over Twitter, issuing a report citing the "potential for terrorist use of Twitter." I guess the military has been getting…

October 28, 2008, 7:50 AM EDT

Army recruits face first big test at the mall

I suppose some left-wingers will object to the U.S. Army setting up a high-tech "Experience Center" in a Philadelphia mall. Frankly, I can't think of a better place for young…

September 2, 2008, 8:00 AM EDT