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Wounded Vets

On Our Grateful Nation

Safiya Jafari Simmons | Posted 12.21.2016 | Politics
Safiya Jafari Simmons

Retired Army Sergeant Sterling Levi Eaves received from the Department of Veterans Affairs an assessment of which of the injuries he sustained after being blown up by an IED in Afghanistan they would accept as service-related injuries. Why can't we foot this bill?

Incredibly Sexy Photos Of Veterans Shatter All Kinds Of Stereotypes

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living

LA-based fitness photographer Michael Stokes is putting a different spin on how wounded veterans are depicted. He's raising money on Kickstarter for a...

George Bush Vets Speech

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Bryan Adams' Photos Of Injured Vets Will Move You More Than Any Song Could

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.06.2014 | Impact

You can probably belt out any number of Bryan Adams’ saccharine songs on command. But the enduring rock star wants you to remember an entirely diffe...

WATCH: Quadruple Amputee Soldier Walks, Inspires Other Wounded Vets

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.02.2013 | Impact

In the year since Sgt. Travis Mills lost all four limbs, this unstoppable vet has learned to walk and has become the unofficial “mayor” of Walter ...

'Stand Down' for Veterans Day -- Then Get Them Back to Work

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 01.08.2013 | Impact
Wendy N. Powell

Veterans need our help. While we talk about giving veterans a holiday from work, we need to think about getting them back to work.

WATCH: Taylor Morris, Quadruple Amputee, Dances With Girlfriend

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 09.17.2012 | Impact

Taylor Morris and Danielle Kelly's love story is a captivating one: Morris was hit by an explosive device while serving in Afghanistan and became one ...

How To Help Veterans Living WIth Genital Wounds

Posted 03.21.2012 | Impact

For the troops who return home with one of war's cruelest injuries, genital wounds, the recovery process continues long after the initial surgery. ...

HuffPost's Latest e-Book: Beyond the Battlefield: The War Goes on for the Severely Wounded

Arianna Huffington | Posted 02.18.2012 | Books
Arianna Huffington

Through his portraits of wounded soldiers, their loved ones and their caretakers, and through his portrayals of the dangerous conditions in which they serve and the trying world to which they return, David Wood has crafted an immensely valuable mosaic of a vital segment of American life.

Essential List of Organizations Helping Military Families in Need

Joshua Kors | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics
Joshua Kors

Where can a veteran in need turn for help? These organizations help with disability claims, discharge disputes, VA guidance and legal conflicts. Some provide job training, continued education and connections to employers.

Caring for the Caregiver this Memorial Day

Lee Woodruff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lee Woodruff

For the one in four people in this country who are caregivers, people parenting their parents or dealing with a sick, injured or disabled loved one, Memorial Day may not be any break at all.