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A wounded Iraq War vet created a sculpture. The VA says it's too real to display.

Injured in a 2004 bomb blast that struck his convoy in Iraq ... the shells are inert. The VA also consulted with three psychologists who said the art could cause distress to other veterans because the ... read more

Brian Kolfage, the triple-amputee Iraq war veteran who overcame all odds

When Brian Kolfage lost his legs and right arm in an insurgent attack in Iraq, no one was very optimistic. The 2004 blast in Kuwait, which fell on the third anniversary of the September 11 terrorist ... read more

How vets help vets conquer the after-war

Ivan Lopez, an Army specialist who deployed to Iraq in 2011, shot and killed three people and wounded 16 ... health services for veterans of America’s most recent wars. “The problem is too big for ... read more

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The Wounded Lion of the Union

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Portraits of War

Since its creation ... systematically to document the war. He would send teams of photographers – and occasionally go himself – to create images of battlefields and important leaders. His public ... read more

A combat vet's banned sculpture can now be viewed; but is it too late?

It was artwork once deemed too real to display. But the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Wednesday backed down and is allowing Iraq war vet Bill DeRoche to display a sculpture he created ... read more

For Military, Different Wars Mean Different Injuries

"That's the reason the VA is being overwhelmed," Glasser says, referring to the Department of Veterans ... War I, World War II, Korea, or Vietnam, as it is now. Like all parts of medicine, from ... read more

The Other VA Scandal

By comparison, 11 percent of World War II veterans ... “VA’s benevolent benefits system,” says former VA secretary Jim Nicholson, “is making permanent victims out of young Americans in the prime of ... read more

Fort Hood at 75; critical to the Army, key part of Central Texas

World War II ends, but Korea looms Camp Hood saw its population wane in the years after ... 2014 involved several locations on post as Ivan Lopez, 34, an Iraq veteran shot three people to death and ... read more

3 grass-roots North Texas groups are saving lives, one veteran at a time

She's has a Korean War Women Air Corps veteran in her group, Vietnam-era veterans, women from the Persian Gulf War (where she served) and 20-somethings who served in Iraq and Afghanistan ... years, ... read more

At Area 71 Restaurant and Bar, veterans are VIPs

LAKE WALES (Tribune News Service) — Andy Anderson deftly plucks a fish filet from its cold-water bath ... Helping run the show is Art Quigley, 78, the current post commander and a Navy veteran who ... read more

The National Museum of Health and Medicine is a fascinating nightmare

"Look, Mom, is this real?" said the nephew, who had found the (real) skeleton of a 5-year-old child. "He's got a big ol' cabbage head just like you," his mom replied. "What happened to him?" the boy ... read more

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