WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama has gotten a new commitment from medical schools to boost training and research for the treatment of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health injuries. The initiative is part of the first lady's Joining Forces campaign, which focuses on issues affecting veterans and... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - Thousands of wounded, sick and injured troops are stuck in limbo. Many are waiting to be discharged as long as two years after being injured under a new system that was supposed to simplify the separation process while the government determines what benefits they are owed.
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World War II was fought an ocean away, but some members of Britain's "Greatest Generation" trained in Southwest Florida.
Some of the aviators recently reunited in the very place where they learned the skills that saved their lives at war.
For 4,000 British airmen, their journey into World... more »
Military retirees and their spouses have the opportunity to get answers about physical therapy, dental care, Tricare and other medical issues at the 2010 Front Range Military Retiree Appreciation Day. It will be held at the Air Force Academy July 24, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
You'll also have... more »
The Labor Department says the unemployment rate for young Iraq and Afghanistan veterans was 21.1 percent last year.
That's well above the 16.6 percent jobless rate for non-veterans of the same ages, 18 to 24.
Difficulty finding work can make the adjustment to life back home even more... more »
"I've seen far too many of you my brothers, working for low wages or not at all," says Clay Ditmore.
It's a tough time for soldiers looking for new lines of work after their service.
A national program, Helmets to Hardhats, is fighting this by getting former troops... more »
Veterans of World War II will be treated to a free meal (breakfast or lunch) on Monday, December 7th, in Colorado Springs to mark Pearl Harbor Day.
Peak Grill Restaurant 4423 Centennial Blvd. Time- 7am to 2 pm
The free meal is courtesy of Peak Grill owners Nancy... more »