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Iraq Veteran Suicide

Sabrina Siddiqui

Senate Democrat: Preventing Veteran Suicide Is 'The Cost Of War'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John Walsh (D-Mont.) posed a question to his colleagues on Capitol Hill this Sunday: If lawmakers are willing to spend billions of ...

A Pledge to Iraq War Veteran Tomas Young

John Bruhns | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics
John Bruhns

It is a sad time in our history when an American combat veteran must resort to such an extreme measure to alleviate the pain and suffering from injuries he received fighting in the name of our country.

Remembering The Children Of Soldiers On Veterans Day

Richard Harris | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Richard Harris

The documentary Gold Star Children focuses on those American kids who lost a parent in war, and brings home the enduring sacrifice made by young people, who often carry the scars of loss throughout their lives.

WATCH: Iraq Veterans Give Advice To Returning Troops

Posted 12.14.2011 | Impact

The end of the war in Iraq will bring some 40,000 soldiers home. But returning for some, means entering an entirely new battlefield. Post-traumati...

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...

Bloomberg 3? NYC Veterans 0

Luis Carlos Montalván | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Carlos Montalván

Ask any veteran and he or she will tell you that over the past several years New York City's Mayor's Office of Veterans' Affairs has done little or nothing to assist the hundreds of thousands of veterans in the city.

"You Saved My Life" ... A Reason to Keep Reporting

Aaron Glantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Glantz

After six years of war in Iraq, it is easy to get exhausted and depressed, then something happens that suddenly gives all your work meaning, that gives you the strength to continue.

Violent Veterans, the Big Picture

Helen Benedict | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Helen Benedict

Iraq War veterans seem to be killing and hurting themselves and others more than veterans of any other war in American history.

Diary Of An Iraq Vet's Suicide

SLWeekly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It was just after midnight on Dec. 31, 2007, and bitterly cold outside, when two Ogden police officers knocked on the door of Jason Ermer's home. E...

Post-War Suicides May Exceed Combat Deaths

ABC's Political Punch | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At the American Psychiatric Association's annual meeting in Washington, Thomas Insel, director of the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda,...

Suicide Rates Increase Among Iraq And Afghanistan Vets

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Hundreds of troops have come home from war, left the military and committed suicide. That is the finding of preliminary Veterans Affairs Department r...