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His Purple Heart 'Didn't Mean S***'

Jordan Melograna | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics
Jordan Melograna

Like Vietnam veterans before him, Marine Corps veteran Josh Christmon is being denied care for PTSD because he was kicked out of the military for behavior stemming from his PTSD.

Interview: Swords to Plowshares

Craig Newmark | Posted 09.29.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Jordan Towers, Social Media Coordinator for Swords to Plowshares, talked about how the org has provided core services, like housing, employment, and training to vets since 1974.

Helping Out Homeless Veterans

Craig Newmark | Posted 09.21.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Hey, the Department of Veterans Affairs does more and more to give homeless vets a hand: VA triples spending on homelessness problem.

Spousal Abuse: The Military's Silent Epidemic

Kim Rabb | Posted 05.26.2012 | Impact
Kim Rabb

Domestic abuse in the military is the best kept secret and is a silent tragedy. Due to frequent moves, the majority of military families live on one income. Their only source of financial security for the family is the active duty soldier.

Veterans Advocates Reject Debt Commission's You're On Your Own Economics

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

At a time when we strive to honor generations of service, the Debt Commissions comes out with draconian cuts that will have drastic consequences for veterans and military families. They must be stopped.