Politics Dec 31

"Veterans for Trump" bumper stickers sit on a chair before a 2016 campaign event with Donald Trump, then the presumptive 2016 Republican presidential nominee, on veterans reform in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Veterans’ support for Trump strong, poll shows

Nearly 6 in 10 military veterans voted for Republican candidates in the November midterm elections, and a similar majority had positive views of President Donald Trump's leadership. But women, the fastest growing demographic group in the military, are defying that…

Politics Nov 11

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Democratic veterans helped tip House scales

A record 200 military veterans ran for the House and Senate this year, with at least six Democrats pulling upsets are taking open seats. Claudia Grisales, who reports on Congress for Stars and Stripes, recently called this group a “new…

Nation Nov 11

From shell-shock to PTSD, a century of invisible war trauma

We now know that what these combat veterans were facing was likely what today we call post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. We are now better able to recognize it, and treatments have certainly advanced, but we still don’t have a…

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