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This Veteran's Day, Deported Servicemembers Speak Out

This Veteran’s Day, Deported Servicemembers Speak Out

by Julianne Hing on November 11 2013, 6:14PM

And this is how the U.S. pays them back for their service.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Meet the Black Army Vet Who's Going the Distance At the Paralympics

Meet the Black Army Vet Who’s Going the Distance At the Paralympics

by Jorge Rivas on August 29 2012, 1:41PM

Centra “Ce-Ce” Mazyck, who was paralyzed during a parachute jump with the 82 Airborne in November 2003, will compete in the javelin at the London Paralympics

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Homelessness on the Rise for Female Veterans, African-Americans Hit Hardest

by Jorge Rivas on January 24 2012, 2:55PM

Last month the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report that found the number of women veterans that are homeless has grown substantially and the majority are black women.

Topics: Health, /NOW

For-Profit Schools Bank $521M Off Veterans' G.I. Bill Benefits

For-Profit Schools Bank $521M Off Veterans’ G.I. Bill Benefits

by Julianne Hing on December 10 2010, 4:42PM

Schools target young vets to get around rules barring how much they can make off of financial aid.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Honoring Our Nation's Veterans Photo

Honoring Our Nation’s Veterans

by Hatty Lee, Jamilah King on November 11 2010, 3:36PM

We take a moment to look at the sacrifices soldiers face abroad, and at home.

Topics: National Security

Honoring Japanese American WWII Veterans

Honoring Japanese American WWII Veterans

by Hatty Lee on October 6 2010, 5:10PM

This latest award is one of many already granted to a highly decorated group of Japanese-American soliders from WWII.

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Iraq Vets Return to a Country Not Ready to Truly Support Them

Iraq Vets Return to a Country Not Ready to Truly Support Them

by on September 1 2010, 10:23AM

The Iraq drawdown rearranges misguided priorities rather than creating new ones—like job creation, health care and family support.

Topics: Economy

Military Women's Reproductive Rights Under Seige

Military Women’s Reproductive Rights Under Seige

by Michelle Chen on August 30 2010, 4:00PM

The Pentagon has long kept service women under the grip of draconian restrictions on abortion services.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, On Gender

Sexual Assault Left Out of Military's PTSD Reform

Sexual Assault Left Out of Military’s PTSD Reform

by Michelle Chen on July 14 2010, 8:21AM

New regulations for reviewing veterans’ PTSD claims offer little comfort for military women who have survived sexual trauma.

Topics: On Gender

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