At a suicide prevention center in upstate New York, America’s troops and veterans are calling in for help.
Record numbers of veterans are returning home from war and heading to college. The biggest draw: the generous benefits of the Post-9/11 GI Bill, which […]
On furlough from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center this summer, 21-year-old Nick Staback lounges on his parents’ back porch in Scranton, Pa., taking potshots […]
On April 8, 2003, in the early days of the Iraq War, the Kachadoorian family found themselves in the middle of a firefight at a major intersection in Baghdad.
Recreational rehabilitation programs have long been a favorite for helping disabled veterans acclimate after war, and the number of young and disabled vets returning who […]
When parents deploy to a war zone overseas, their absence can have ripple effects that are felt long after they return. Parents and their children […]
Over the next year, Weekend Edition will be spending time with the men of the National Guard’s 182nd Infantry Regiment as they make the transition […]
Over the next year, Weekend Edition will be spending time with the men and women of the National Guard‘s 182nd Infantry Regiment as they make […]
The killing of 16 Afghan civilians last Sunday is now one of the greatest tension points between the United States and Afghanistan. U.S. Army Staff […]
All wars bring innovations — in weapons, and also in ways to repair the damage done. Penicillin is one of the more famous examples: It […]
Daron Diepenbruck and Josh Apsey were members of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment — called “America’s Battalion.” NPR followed that battalion in 2009, on […]
Around 1,100 Air Force pilots fly remotely piloted aircraft – or drones. These planes soar over Iraq or Afghanistan but the pilots sit at military […]