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This is about a soldier named Kevin who was seriously wounded in Afghanistan in May of last year. He and three others were in a Humvee that was the target of a suicide bomber. Kevin and one other ...
by Icarus Diving
Comment Count 149 comments on Mon Jan 12, 2009 at 01:18 AM PST with 474 Recommends
[http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/11/13/cbsnews_investigates/main3496471.shtml CBS News] has uncovered a total disaster. Via [http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2007/11/13/stunning-cbs-news-...
by Brandon Friedman
Comment Count 188 comments on Wed Nov 14, 2007 at 12:07 AM PST with 353 Recommends
When President Obama took office the budget of the Veterans Administration was 90 billion annually VA ...
by testvet6778
Comment Count 145 comments on Mon Jul 12, 2010 at 04:03 AM PDT with 252 Recommends
The Pentagon has informed thousands of American soldiers in Iraq that their Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder was a *pre-existing* condition from before they ever joined the military. In other words, ...
by R o o k
Comment Count 162 comments on Mon Oct 01, 2007 at 12:45 PM PDT with 244 Recommends
My wife is a ticking time bomb...and I don't have either the expertise or the pliers to crimp the wires that are connected to that bomb. She had what's called an AVM about ten years ago...an arterio-
by Keith930
Comment Count 153 comments on Tue May 15, 2012 at 03:39 PM PDT with 211 Recommends
We’ve asked a tremendous amount of the brave men and women serving our country in Iraq and Afghanistan. Many of them have been deployed on tour after tour, away from their homes and families ...
by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri Oct 08, 2010 at 09:41 AM PDT with 126 Recommends
I just found out about an hour ago on the radio. Incredibly shocking news to an outstanding athlete: Junior Seau, a 43-year old 12-time NFL Pro Bowl linebacker, was found dead today in his home, ...
by MisterOpus1
Comment Count 99 comments on Wed May 02, 2012 at 01:06 PM PDT with 93 Recommends
"For now we see things as if in a mirror dimly, and are puzzled, but shall see them full faced when what I have known in part, I know fully, just as I am known by God." 1 Cor., 13:12 "You will ...
by Danish Brethren
Comment Count 58 comments on Thu May 12, 2011 at 03:00 PM PDT with 86 Recommends
Tomorrow is Armistice Day, now known in America as Veterans' Day. Today, at Occupy Burlington, in Vermont, ...
by Keori
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Nov 10, 2011 at 05:03 PM PST with 66 Recommends
So asks the two Salon writers, Mark Benjamin and Michael de Yoanna, following their recent series starting with the incriminating evidence, an audio ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Apr 11, 2009 at 10:50 AM PDT with 61 Recommends
Last night I was laying in bed, cuddled in a favorite quilt, just starting to get sleepy while watching firelight on the ceiling (better than a nightlight!), when a memory popped out of nowhere and ...
by LoreleiHI
Comment Count 69 comments on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 12:56 PM PDT with 59 Recommends
My background in neuropsychology affords me a somewhat unique perspective on Mitt Romney. I’m finding and accumulating evidence that he may show subtle but significant signs of mental impairments ...
by DocChap
Comment Count 115 comments on Fri Aug 17, 2012 at 02:29 PM PDT with 59 Recommends
VA Secretary James Peake continued to show little respect for the service of America’s newest veterans yesterday by dismissing concerns about the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
by Brandon Friedman
Comment Count 65 comments on Tue May 27, 2008 at 03:38 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
by ilona
Comment Count 88 comments on Sun Jul 22, 2007 at 06:32 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
One of the many, one other being use and thus for many overuse of alcohol, self medications used by many brothers and sister veterans for years, as the country ignored the issues of combat veterans {...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Jan 01, 2014 at 09:50 AM PST with 50 Recommends
Much has been said regarding the wealthiest 1% of Americans who have tremendous economic and political power in this country, but that is another subject for another time. Today I would like to talk ...
by Dr Rhymes
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Jun 02, 2012 at 10:31 AM PDT with 48 Recommends
Public radio has, as yet, not lost its funding. As a result I just experienced one of those "drive way moments" they talk about. At 8:20 p.m. on Sept. 21, 2010, Iraq veteran Brock ...
by Catte Nappe
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Mar 22, 2011 at 06:00 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
----- NOTE: Due to the dKos database downtime yesterday, this diary was not posted (it was x-posted at Calitics and MyDD). Still, please consider taking this action, an idea suggested to ...
by McNerneyforCongress
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue May 29, 2007 at 09:16 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
Cross posted to Turn Maine Blue http://www.turnmaineblue.com/showDiary.do?diaryId=583 Cross posted to VetVoice http://www.vetvoice.com/showDiary.do?diaryId=130 TBI--Traumatic Brain ...
by TKK
Comment Count 32 comments on Fri Nov 02, 2007 at 06:52 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
cross posted to Docudharma, Dailykos, Turn Maine Blue and VetVoice from Military Spouse Press, http://www.milspousepress.com/ I began writing a response to NamGuardianAngel's article below this one,
by TKK
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon May 05, 2008 at 05:51 AM PDT with 37 Recommends