March 24, 2014
Sgt. Dennis Hackett

Exclusive: Recording shows that Army punished soldiers who asked for help

Exclusive: Recording shows that Army punished soldiers who asked for help After three combat tours, Sgt. Dennis Tackett was kicked out of the Army for punching […]
January 29, 2014
John Bettencourt

U.S. Is the Army silencing those who intervene in questionable discharges?

Is the Army silencing those who intervene in questionable discharges? A downsizing Army is discharging more soldiers for misconduct — and, some say, retaliating against those […]
November 11, 2013
Jerral Jensen. combat veteran

76,000 soldiers ‘chaptered out’ of veterans’ benefits since 2006

76,000 soldiers ‘chaptered out’ of veterans’ benefits since 2006 by Shiela McVicar Nov. 11, 2013 Jerrald Jensen Joined the Army at 34 Years of Age Jerrald […]
July 25, 2013
Michelle Johnson, veteran

Military women say sexual assault and harassment remain

Military women say sexual assault and harassment remain Kelly Kennedy, USA TODAY  3:19 p.m. EDT July 25, 2013 COLORADO SPRINGS — A recently graduated cadet remembers […]
May 21, 2013
Paul Sasse

Locked Away Army struggles with wounded soldiers

Sgt. Paul Sasse arrived at Fort Carson in February in a uniform glistening with decorations from three combat tours: five medals for heroism, four for excellence, […]
May 20, 2013
Sgt. Jerrald Jensen, wounded warrior

Left Behind No break for the wounded

A roadside bomb hit Sgt. Jerrald Jensen’s Humvee in Iraq, punching through heavy armor and shooting a chunk of hot metal into his head at several […]
May 19, 2013
Kash Alvaro

Disposable Surge in discharges includes wounded soldiers

  Disposable Surge in discharges Kash Alvaro stared at the ceiling of an emergency room in January listening to the beep of an EKG monitor for […]
October 6, 2012
Protect our soldiers from Drugs

On Afghan War 11th Anniversary, Vets Confront Mental Health Crisis, Suicide, Violence

On Afghan War 11th Anniversary, Vets Confront Mental Health Crisis, Suicide, Violence On the 11th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, we take a look […]
October 5, 2012
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The Invisible Wounds of War

The Invisible Wounds of War On the eve of the 11th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan, “Democracy Now!” spoke with veterans and an investigative reporter […]
July 3, 2012
Protect soldiers from drugs

On America’s Birthday, Let’s Protect Our Troops from Legal Drugs

On America’s Birthday, Let’s Protect Our Troops from Legal Drugs LARRY COHEN NATIONOFCHANGE / OP-ED Published: Tuesday 3 July 2012 “The story of Lariam is a […]
November 15, 2011
Darryl Williams Re-enlists

Critics: Fort Carson policy targeted troubled, wounded soldiers

Critics: Fort Carson policy targeted troubled, wounded soldiers FORT CARSON, Colo. — Army Cpl. Joshua Smith saw the orange glow against the South Carolina night sky […]
April 19, 2010
Georg Andreas Pogany

Branded a Coward, Sgt. Fights for PTSD Victims

Branded a Coward, Sgt. Fights for PTSD Victims They call him the angry guy now. Even his friends. And at this moment, on a snowy evening […]