Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.
Homelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.
When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.
Gene Silvestri lives in Sacramento. He’s spent years suffering, now dealing with PTSD, after trauma he experienced in the U.S. Army. His violent outbursts and overreactions are something many who suffer with the mental disorder don’t want to admit.
While the $5,000 of equipment that was stolen was a big loss, the bigger loss was the master contact list of donors, which can never be replaced.
A 15-year-old boy and a 20-year-old were gunned down in front of an Oakdale store this week, but the suspect’s mother says her son is also a victim.