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Iraq War Veteran

David Wood

Fort Hood Shooting Highlights How Little Is Known About Military Trauma And Homicide

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The deadly shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, on Wednesday comes amid widening awareness of the deep and enduring war trauma that exists with...

Fort Hood Shooting: What We Know About Ivan Lopez

David Lohr | Posted 04.03.2014 | Crime

An initial portrait of Ivan Lopez, the Iraq War veteran allegedly responsible for the mass shooting Wednesday afternoon at Fort Hood, is slowly emergi...

David Lohr

Brother Of Slain War Veteran Says Apology Won't End Family's 'Nightmare'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

As hunting accidents go, the death of Larry Bradley in Ohio's Gallia County was strange in and of itself. However, the case became all the more bizarr...

Navy Vet Blinded In Afghanistan Wins Gold At Paralympics

AP | By ROB HARRIS | Posted 11.20.2012 | Impact

LONDON -- The explosion that took away Brad Snyder's sight couldn't touch the Navy lieutenant's fighting spirit. A year after Snyder stepped on an ...

Paralyzed Iraq War Vet Finds Freedom In Adaptive Home

Kenneth O. Preston | Posted 06.16.2012 | Impact
Kenneth O. Preston

On his second tour of duty, 25-year-old Army Staff Sergeant Matthew Keil was hit by sniper fire near Ramadi, Iraq. The injury left him a quadriplegic....

Military Wife: I Thought We Would Be Happy When My Husband Came Home

Bill Nelson | Posted 06.16.2012 | Impact
Bill Nelson

In 2006, Staff Sgt. David McCaulla, a truck commander and gunner with the Army National Guard, returned from Iraq to a wonderful homecoming. A few wee...

One Vet's Unbelievable Story Of Survival

Mark Cubbedge | Posted 06.10.2012 | Impact
Mark Cubbedge

King Henry, in disguise, rallies his troops before the Battle of Agincourt with these famous words: "For he today that sheds his blood with me shall f...

MMA Fight and War Vet Arrested For Violent Road Rage

Posted 03.07.2012 | Miami

A mixed martial arts fighter and Iraq War veteran was arrested Monday after police say he violently attacked two men in Coral Springs during a road ra...

Iraq War Veteran Escapes Manhole Explosion

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Nigel Edinborough knows a thing or two about dangerous situations. But the Iraq war veteran was caught off guard when he narrowly escaped a Brookly...

Sam Stein

Leading Iraq War Critic Called Up For A Year Of Military Service In Iraq

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the most outspoken critics of the war in Iraq is heading back there on military assignment, likely as part of the last arm of a U.S. mission he...

Tammy Duckworth To Replace Cohen? Quinn Wants It That Way, Source Says

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Does Pat Quinn want Tammy Duckworth to fill the recently vacated Lt. Governor spot? A source told Chicago Sun-Times columnist Michael Sneed that Duckw...

What are the Wounds of War?

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Support for American soldiers is strong, though I have heard from military personnel that there are still moments when war returnees are vilified as soldiers, their being mistaken for war itself.

PTSD: An Iraq War Veteran's Experience

Kim Stolz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kim Stolz

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is an illness that most people have a surfaced knowledge of, at best, even though its earliest reports date b...

Can We Surge in Afghanistan?

John Bruhns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Bruhns

Surging in Afghanistan sounds great in theory, but I wonder if it ever occurred to the presidential candidates that we missed our opportunity 7 years ago?

Civil War in the Anti-War Movement

John Bruhns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Bruhns

It has been impossible to organize legitimate protests against the Iraq war without commingling other agendas.

Unearthed: News of the Week the Mainstream Media Forgot to Report

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle

Government report links extreme weather to global warming, traffic pollution to childhood allergies, Denver Police stockpiling pepper weapons and Rumsfeld got torture advice from Army psychologists.