Archive: Veterans

Supporting Those Who Serve - All of Them

By Janine Davidson Last night, as I was flipping through the TV channels I stumbled upon the ABC special, "America United in Support of Our Troops." This 2-hour prime-time extravaganza, filmed on the beach near Camp Pendleton in California, included such stars as Janet Jackson, Snoop Dog, Toby Keith, and...

By washingtonpost.com | September 8, 2008; 10:19 PM ET | Comments (3)

A New GI Bill?

Passage by the House of Representatives is heartening.

By Phillip Carter | May 17, 2008; 08:30 PM ET | Comments (0)

Purple Hearts for PTSD?

It would help reduce the stigma, but there's potential for abuse.

By Phillip Carter | May 17, 2008; 07:30 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Happiest Place on Earth

The Happiest Place on Earth for America's military families.

By Phillip Carter | May 17, 2008; 04:59 PM ET | Comments (0)

A Better GI Bill

Today, as it deliberates over the supplemental funding bill for the war, the House of Representatives will consider the new GI Bill legislation proposed by Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.). The bill has broad bipartisan support from 330 senators and represenatives, along with the support of every veterans' service organization and...

By Phillip Carter | May 8, 2008; 07:34 AM ET | Comments (0)

Healing Unseen Wounds

Defense Secretary Gates pushes new initiatives for mental health.

By Phillip Carter | May 4, 2008; 09:30 AM ET | Comments (6)

Saluting Wounded Warriors

Dan Nevins (PGA) Last night, I attended a fundraiser gala in Manhattan for the Wounded Warrior Project -- a charity dedicated to assisting wounded servicemembers with their healing, recovery and transition. I can't think of a more worthy charity. At a time when this country is divided over so...

By Phillip Carter | May 2, 2008; 04:30 PM ET | Comments (8)

The Long-Term Costs of War

New RAND study presents some disturbing findings.

By Phillip Carter | April 18, 2008; 04:16 PM ET | Comments (19)

A Taste of Home

How hamburgers helped a veteran readjust.

By Phillip Carter | April 18, 2008; 09:58 AM ET | Comments (7)

Compassionate Command

Taking care of troops and larger lessons about institutional learning at Walter Reed.

By Phillip Carter | April 10, 2008; 07:45 AM ET | Comments (4)

Post team nets Pulitzer for Walter Reed coverage

Kudos to The Post for its work, and award, on Walter Reed.

By Phillip Carter | April 8, 2008; 06:30 AM ET | Comments (5)

 
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