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Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military Life

Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.

11/24/2014

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New Engineering Lab Helping Wounded Vets Find New Life

They’re wounded Iraq War veterans still suffering from post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries, but they consider themselves fortunate to have survived the improvised explosives and mortar attacks that nearly took their lives.

11/11/2014

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Depression And Homelessness Struggles Among U.S. Veterans

Homelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.

11/03/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.

10/23/2014

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4th Annual Veterans Court Graduation Held Downtown

People gathered Thursday morning for the 4th Annual Veterans Court Graduation.

11/07/2013

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Vets Take Soldier Ride With Wounded Warrior Project

They were pumped up, ready to hit the road and ride.

06/28/2013

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EXCLUSIVE: Woman Sues Jail For Tasing Incident Speaks Out

A woman says a Taser was repeatedly used on her while inside the Allegheny County Jail and she says she has not been the same since.

04/01/2013

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How To Talk To Children After Tragedies

Tragedies like Friday’s shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut can leave children involved terrified.

12/14/2012

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Heart Attack Survivors At Risk For Developing PTSD

After a traumatic event, some people have trouble sleeping, feelings of anger and heightened alertness. If this persists, it could be post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Symptoms of PTSD can affect as many as 1 in 8 people who survive.

06/21/2012

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