It's a tragic tale: a story of a little old mentally handicapped lady with cancer leaving a hospital to convalesce in a homeless shelter.
With so many of our warriors struggling daily to overcome this debilitating condition, veterans need our support more than ever. It's time to put politics aside and build a veterans aid movement from the ground level up.
We hear a lot of genuine concern about the growing number and sophistication of hacker attacks. But based on the information contained in this report, the sad truth is that our own government's security policies -- or lack thereof -- have put us all at risk.
Let us show that our heroes will be cared for, venerated and provided the critical services that enable them to lead fulfilling, productive lives outside the military.
On Aug. 31 President Obama signed the "Improving Access to Mental Health Services for Veterans, Service Members and Military Families" executive order. We believe this order will make headway in reducing troubling statistics, but we believe that the order only scratches the surface of all that is needed.
Mitt Romney's acceptance of the Republican nomination on Thursday will end one of the longest traditions in American national politics - an eighty-yea...
In the absence of any specific issue positions by Romney or his disavowing of the Ryan budget, such as on Medicare cuts, the voters will naturally turn to the Ryan budget and the Ryan voting record for insight. At least on veterans' issues, that insight shows a callous disregard for our veterans and their needs.
My head a little feverish, my heart pumping, I felt the intensity of emotion reverberate throughout my body. It's incredible that a few 14-minute films can provoke such a powerful reaction.
I had to make a choice between my career and my health, and I chose the latter. It was the toughest decision I ever made.
For the most part this is to be expected, as Obama has a significant advantage in the youth vote in the general electorate as well, but to see this preference among young service members and veterans may mean that the era when it seemed that Republicans had a lock on the military vote is coming to a close.
Have you struggled to break into the financial services job market? The finance industry is actively seeking military talent due to their maturity, professionalism, and problem-solving abilities.
American service members manage assets and equipment worth millions of dollars with unparalleled diligence, pride and discipline. Their skills and experience make them natural leaders and a large percent later become entrepreneurs.
President Obama's commitment to caring for those who step up to serve is not limited to campaign season. He's had our backs each day for the last three and half years, which is why I'm proud to join the tens of thousands of veterans and military families who support our Commander-in-Chief.
Countless veterans have suffered for decades with PTSD, pain and addiction, afraid to ask for help. Whether they served in Vietnam, Desert Storm or Iraq, these veterans need compassion and comprehensive treatment for these serious wounds.
Long before David was officially diagnosed with PTSD, the veteran of both the Army National Guard and the Air Force experienced anger, hyper-vigilance, withdrawal and a compulsion to seek solace in alcohol.
In a misguided attempt to address nuisance "group homes," the proposed Community Care Facilities Ordinance (CCFO) will make it illegal to have unrelated people share a home in any residential neighborhood anywhere in L.A.