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Senators Want Moratorium on Dismissing Soldiers During Investigation
Feb. 1, 2016
The Army continues to kick out combat soldiers with mental health problems for misconduct, even as they investigate the practice.
Chicago Teens, Combat Vets Process Trauma Together
Jan. 25, 2016
In parts of Chicago, violence is unavoidable, with effects similar to being in a war zone. The Urban Warriors program connects kids with veterans who may understand what they've been through.
Homeless Vets Face Challenges Beyond Rent
Dec. 23, 2015
Thousands of homeless military vets have government vouchers for rent. But landlords aren't always willing to accept them, partly because of tight housing markets and stereotypes about the tenants.
Number Of Incarcerated Veterans In U.S. Drops
Dec. 7, 2015
The study from the Bureau of Justice Statistics is the first government report that includes significant numbers of veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
South Side ‘forward operating base’ goes beyond serving veterans
Nov. 11, 2015
Occupying a greystone across from Washington Park, the RTW Veterans Center provides clothes, free meals and job training to its needy neighbors.
Soldiers with mental health issues dismissed for 'misconduct'
Oct. 29, 2015
The Army has "separated" more than 22,000 soldiers for "misconduct" since 2009 — often without benefits — after they returned from war with mental health problems or brain injuries.
Vets and their life-saving pets
May. 25, 2015
Two vets walk across the nation to call attention to others who still struggle after service.
Indiana's veterans service officers help vets get more benefits
Jan. 14, 2015
Veterans service officers often help veterans successfully navigate the complicated benefits process. But not all vets in Indiana know about VSOs or have access to them.
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