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.
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.
Homelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.
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.
People gathered Thursday morning for the 4th Annual Veterans Court Graduation.
They were pumped up, ready to hit the road and ride.
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.
Tragedies like Friday’s shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut can leave children involved terrified.
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.