| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:10 AM
When members of Team Capitol DC began their Solar Decathlon project two years ago, they were struck by the troubles facing recently returned veterans, some of whom were homeless. The team's Harvest Home is meant to be part of the solution: It will serve...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
“A Soldier’s Wife” in Sunday’s Times, the story of an Iraq war veteran’s struggles, moved readers with its stark narrative by Christopher Goffard and photography by Rick Loomis.
The story, which Goffard and Loomis spent a...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and other psychological diagnoses end up living in the streets because they're too disabled to seek help, advocates have long argued.
The answer, they say, is permanent supportive housing, with medical,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:03 PM
SAN DIEGO — When the battle was over, Marines who fought in Vietnam labeled Hill 881 South “a deadly killing zone” in the long siege of Khe Sanh.
Twenty-seven Marines were killed and 50 wounded — in all, 75% of the force that had...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Rep. Henry A. Waxman is urging the Department of Veterans Affairs to settle a lawsuit over leasing out the agency's sprawling West Los Angeles campus.
In a letter to veterans affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki, the Beverly Hills Democrat called a recent...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:13 PM
WASHINGTON — Police in Rhode Island warned the U.S. Navy last month that Aaron Alexis was hallucinating and hearing voices, and security officials at the local Navy base where he worked promised to look into the matter.
Newport Police Lt....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 1:28 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama on Monday awarded Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military citation, making him the fifth living veteran of the Afghanistan or Iraq conflicts to be awarded the medal for acts of...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:18 PM
An Iraq war veteran who claimed he was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder when he fatally stabbed his girlfriend was convicted Friday of murder.
Jurors found Tymarc Warren, 28, guilty of first-degree murder for the Jan. 8, 2011, slaying of...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 2:15 PM
CAMP PENDLETON — To the cheers of Marines, sailors and their family members, President Obama on Wednesday praised the “9/11 generation” for successes in Iraq, Afghanistan and other trouble spots.
“Because of you, the 9/11...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Jennifer Lawrence is back in the arena as Katniss Everdeen in a new international trailer for “The Hunger Games: Catching […]...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:05 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A nurse alleged Tuesday that Mayor Bob Filner sexually harassed her when she met with him to seek help for a Marine injured in Iraq.
Filner promised to help the Marine with the Department of Veterans Affairs but then told the nurse that she...