Dark shadows and superheroes may be all the rage in theaters, but the real heroes are on freedom’s frontier, and what’s really scary are schemes in Washington that will leave our men and women in uniform without what they need to defend us.

Here is some serious short cinema on the problems of protecting America.

Senator Jon Kyl (R–AZ) speaks out on why conservatives must defend our defenders.

A thousand-pound truck bomb” and a lesson about America’s military at risk.

During “Protect America Month,” The Heritage Foundation features programs and materials highlighting the constitutional responsibility of the U.S. government to “provide for the common defense.”