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- Camp Lejeune’s Toxic Legacy: Marine Corps families who were exposed to decades of contamination search for answers
- Suicide help on the home front: Symposium April 20 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia for military spouses and children
- Frank Kowalski’s forgotten war: In the mid-’50s, Kowalski and hundreds of other U.S. soldiers were sent to a largely unknown country called Vietnam
- Upside Down Lives: Spouses and parents of severely injured veterans struggle under weight of 24/7 caregiving
- For Air Force veteran, challenge trumps comfort
- Mission Possible: Team Rubicon’s rapid response to natural disasters gives combat veterans the challenge they crave
- More than 40 years after he came home from combat, John Wayne Cloud is still walking point for fellow veterans
- Seconds to Win: For nearly 60 years, Wyoming veterans have helped develop some of America’s top rodeo talent
- Restorative Justice: Veterans treatment courts make differences in the lives of those who served
- Rare Victory: Vietnam Navy veterans struggle to prove, and keep, Agent Orange benefits
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When doing everything right isn’t enough: A Marine’s suicide shows that even the unlikeliest veteran can fall through the cracks.
By Ken Olsen (Copyright 2011, All Rights Reserved) Of all the questions raised by Clay Hunt’s suicide, perhaps the most perplexing is this: why did a 28-year-old former Marine who was receiving VA health care, taking medications for post-traumatic stress … Continue reading
By Ken Olsen (Copyright 2011/ All Rights Reserved) The VA has finally posted an expanded list of U.S. Navy ships exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. The so-called Brown Water ships list comes a year after U.S. Sen. … Continue reading
More than 300,000 Iraq and Afghanistan veterans – nearly 20 percent of returning troops – have PTS or depression and the number is rising. Their experiences, and they way they resonate with Vietnam veterans, are part of a special report … Continue reading
Pershing’s Last Patriot: Photographer pitching documentary on Frank Buckles, the last surviving American World War I veteran
By Ken Olsen A Michigan photographer is working to raise $150,000 to make a documentary about Frank W. Buckles, the last living American World War I veteran. The film will be narrated by Richard Thomas, who started in the television … Continue reading