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Congress, Week 2: Do You Know What They're Working on?

Rachna Choudhry | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics
Rachna Choudhry

It's the 114th Congress's second week in session -- but it's going to be a short one. The Republicans will be holding their joint retreat at the Hershey Lodge in Pennsylvania the rest of the week. Here's the scoop on what Congress will be working on.

An Oklahoma Veteran's Open Letter to Senator Coburn

Dustin DeMoss | Posted 02.22.2015 | Politics
Dustin DeMoss

I don't expect you to understand the problems my brothers and sisters face, Senator Coburn. I do expect you to do your best to have a bit of sensitivity when it comes to veterans issues.

We Must Improve Anti-Suicide and Mental Health Care Programs at the VA

Rep. John K. Delaney | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics
Rep. John K. Delaney

America's men and women in uniform bravely defend our nation and our values. Their skill, dedication and valor are the envy of the world. When their time in uniform is over, they are entitled to world-class health care, a benefit they've earned and that their country is grateful to provide for them.

22 A Day Is Unconscionable: Preventing Veteran Suicide

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 11.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Rieckhoff

For many of our brave servicemen and women, transitioning home is challenging. Imagine the strain of leaving family and friends for months on end in an unfamiliar country, enduring battle and seeing your friends fall to the enemy. Then, you come home to banners, beers and thank yous -- but the nation is focused largely on other issues. You've lost a sense of serving a greater mission, and working alongside men and women you would trust your life with.

A Veteran's Suicide on 60 Minutes: Lessons Learned?

Joseph Bobrow | Posted 08.21.2013 | Impact
Joseph Bobrow

The 60 Minutes piece last Sunday on the life and death of Clay Hunt, a Marine who earned a Purple Heart serving in the Marines in Iraq and Afghanistan, demonstrated how much we have yet to learn about the epidemic of suicide in our returning troops and veterans.

Veteran Kills Self, Previously Advocated That Vets Are Not Alone

AP | By KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 06.16.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Handsome and friendly, Clay Hunt so epitomized a vibrant Iraq veteran that he was chosen for a public service announcement reminding vet...