Would you hire a veteran, a non-veteran, or whoever was most qualified for the job, regardless of military service? Tell us in our weekly poll.
Tell us, do you think we do enough for veterans of our most current wars and our historic wars? What more could we do to help veterans once they come home?
Documentarian Sebastian Junger proposes a provocative idea for how we might help soldiers come to grips with what he calls “the central tragedy of war.”
Young veterans often have difficulty finding work when they return from war, leading to extreme financial hardship and, in some cases, homelessness.
In our “American Voices” series, Marcos Villatoro profiles a housekeeper whose son is now serving in Afghanistan. He says her job is like her son’s: they both clean up the mess left by others.
Do you think veterans should get special consideration over other unemployed people?
Need to Know has been following the story of military families who have given up everything to care for wounded veterans at home. Correspondent Maria Hinojosa revisits the story to find out why they are still waiting for support promised in legislation that President Obama signed last year.
On April 24, 2004, the Renaud brothers were embedded with the U.S. Army in Iraq. Their cameras were rolling as a rocket attack struck an American military base in Baghdad. This story brings three of the surviving soldiers together to tell the story of how those few seconds in Iraq changed their lives forever.
Dog tags of the more than 58,000 service men and women who died in the Vietnam War hang from the ceiling of the National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum in Chicago on Veterans Day, November 11, 2010.