May 29, 2016
SSG Cory Griffin

Colorado Springs Army veteran sentenced to 8 years

Colorado Springs Army veteran sentenced to 8 years in prison for shooting fellow soldier A two-year effort to get a combat veteran into an intensive prison […]
May 24, 2016
Colorado Gazette

PTSD at issue for veteran accused of murder attempt

PTSD at issue for veteran accused of murder attempt An ex-Fort Carson sniper appears prison bound after shooting a man in the hand during what supporters […]
March 4, 2016
SAMHSA

Uniformed Services Justice and Advocacy Group: Serving Discarded Warriors

  Uniformed Services Justice and Advocacy Group: Serving Discarded Warriors SAMHSA SMVF Newsletter On December 7, 2015 the Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics (DOJ-BJS) […]
November 10, 2015
Wounded warriors fighting the after war

Fighting the “After War”: The Boston Globe

Fighting the ‘after-war’ The nearly two million American military men and women who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan put themselves in harm’s way daily in […]
October 28, 2015
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Missed Treatment: Soldiers With Mental Health Issues Dismissed For ‘Misconduct’

Missed Treatment: Soldiers With Mental Health Issues Dismissed For ‘Misconduct’ Staff Sgt. Eric James, an Army sniper who served two tours in Iraq, paused before he […]
April 6, 2015
Mistreated Warriors

New Records Show Injured Soldiers Describe Mistreatment Nationwide From Commanders at Army Warrior Transition Units (WTUs)

New Records Show Injured Soldiers Describe Mistreatment Nationwide From Commanders at Army Warrior Transition Units (WTUs) North Carolina’s Fort Bragg records the most complaints, Texas not […]
April 3, 2015

Injured Heroes, Broken Promises

Injured Heroes, Broken Promises “Injured Heroes, Broken Promises,” a joint investigative project between The Dallas Morning News and NBC5 (KXAS-TV), examines allegations of harassment and mistreatment […]
March 25, 2015
Toxic climate at Ft. Carson

Army Finds Toxic Climate of Mistrust for Fort Carson Wounded Warriors

    Army Finds Toxic Climate of Mistrust for Fort Carson The Army’s investigation of wounded warrior care at Fort Carson, Colo., last year found allegations […]
September 24, 2014
Emil Wojcik, Green Beret

Fort Carson Gets a Black Eye for Its Treatment of These Green Berets

Fort Carson Gets a Black Eye for Its Treatment of These Green Berets By Joel Warner WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 AT 11:50 A.M. Sergeant First Class […]
May 21, 2014
Robert B. Alvarez and Georg Andreas Pogany

Soldiers’ advocates take to court to fight Carson ban

  Soldiers’ advocates take to court Soldiers’ advocates Robert Alvarez and Georg-Andreas Pogany have filed a lawsuit against five officers charging that the Fort Carlson ban […]
May 21, 2014
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Carson ban of USJAG still in place

Two soldier advocates are suing several military members, including an Army lieutenant general, in efforts to get an order lifted that bars them from Fort Carson […]
April 20, 2014
Former Army Specialist Kyle Wesolowski

“Medicating Our Troops Into Oblivion”: Prescription Drugs…

“Medicating Our Troops Into Oblivion”: Prescription Drugs Said To Be Endangering U.S. Soldiers When former U.S. Army Specialist Kyle Wesolowski returned from Iraq in December 2010 […]
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 […]

News from the Uniformed Services Justice & Advocacy Group (USJAG)

News from the Uniformed Services Justice & Advocacy Group (USJAG): While the Staff and Board have all engaged in considerable, public advocacy efforts on behalf of our military and veterans, the news articles featured on these pages are largely drawn from the efforts of founding staff members, Georg Andreas Pogany and Alvarez.