Afghanistan war veterans

Serving in the latest round of wars in America has not helped our returning troops when it comes to keeping their own homes. And now the news on the job front makes their lives even harder than before: Unemployment among recently returned Read more...
Armistice Day - November 11, 1937
(Armistice Day 1918 - Well . . it was supposed to be the War to End All Wars, wasn't it?) Note: This is a repost from last November 11th. The sentiments are the same. Armistice Day, Veterans Day, Remembrance Day - November 11th. That day in Read more...
The period from January 20th, 2001 until the same day in 2009 was not a good time to be a veteran. Conservative experiments in privatization resulted in the Walter Reed scandal -- America's heroes among rats and moldy walls. The Bushies cut claims Read more...
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - The New Epidemic In The Military
(PTSD - what the next epidemic is going to look like) [media id=17273] Not very much has been mentioned about PTSD and the state of our Military ( Read more...
(h/t Russ, S&R) I love love love Google Earth. I can easily spend hours swooping all over the globe, looking at satellite pictures of the homes of f Read more...

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Another factor, I'm sure, is that so many of them have untreated depression and other psychological problems: WASHINGTON — The economic downturn is Read more...