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June 1st, 2014
12:57 PM ET

Shinseki's service to country 'unparalleled'

Gen. Jim Jones, Mike Rogers and Nick Burns on the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki and his service.


Filed under: Eric Shinseki • Jim Jones • Mike Rogers • Newsmakers • Nick Burns • State of the Union • Veterans
May 23rd, 2014
06:27 PM ET

The loneliest holiday for veterans

Army veteran Wes Moore tells Candy Crowley Memorial Day is really the "loneliest holiday" for veterans.

Watch the full interview Sunday at 9amET on State of the Union.


Filed under: Memorial Day • Newsmakers • State of the Union • Veterans • Wes Moore
May 23rd, 2014
03:39 PM ET

Beyond 'thank you for your service'

This Memorial Day Army combat veteran Wes Moore talks to Candy Crowley about what Americans can do to help veterans beyond "thank you for your service."

Watch the full interview Sunday at 9amET on State of the Union.


Filed under: Memorial Day • Newsmakers • State of the Union • Veterans • Wes Moore
April 20th, 2014
09:33 AM ET

The human cost of war

Sen. John Walsh (D) Montana and Tom Tarantino from the IAVA on how the aftermath of war affects veterans.


Filed under: John Walsh • Military • Newsmakers • State of the Union • Tom Tarantino • Veterans
April 20th, 2014
09:31 AM ET

'System of failures' impacting veterans

Sen. John Walsh (D) Montana and Tom Tarantino from the IAVA on how a "system of failures" impacts veterans.


Filed under: John Walsh • Military • Newsmakers • State of the Union • Tom Tarantino • Veterans
April 17th, 2014
04:58 PM ET

22 veterans kill themselves every day

By CNN's Nefi Alarcon

More than half of the 2.6 million veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars struggle with physical and mental health problems stemming from their service, a recent Washington Post & Kaiser Family Foundation poll found.

Whether it’s physical and mental health challenges, financial woes, or what some describe as the “daunting task” of re-assimilating to civilian life, the pressure can be overwhelming.

FULL POST


Filed under: John Walsh • Mental Health • Military • State of the Union • Tom Tarantino • Veterans
April 17th, 2014
04:57 PM ET

A soldier's battle at home

By CNN's Deena Zaru

When a soldier’s time on the front lines of combat is over, veterans like Marine Captain Jason Haag, face a lingering and painful internal battle defined by the trauma of war.

“When you come home you are haunted by flashbacks of having your friends killed, killing other people and probably the biggest thing for me is the paranoia of living step by step, second by second, never knowing when your last moment might be,” Haag says.

FULL POST


Filed under: Military • State of the Union • Veterans
April 6th, 2014
12:16 PM ET

Lessons from Fort Hood shooting

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), a veteran and a member of the House Armed Services Committee discusses mental health and the military with Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Pennsylvania), a psychologist, who is sponsoring the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act.

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Filed under: State of the Union • Tim Murphy • Tulsi Gabbard • Veterans
November 10th, 2013
04:51 PM ET

A salute to veterans from one of their own

For Veterans Day: World War II veteran Bob Dole talks to Candy Crowley about how he honors those who've served, including greeting the honor flights of his fellow veterans at the World War II memorial nearly every weekend.

Exclusive web clips:
Are we doing right by our veterans?
Dole: We're obligated to our veterans
Dole tells veterans: “This is forever”


Filed under: Bob Dole • State of the Union • Veterans
November 10th, 2013
01:37 PM ET

Are we doing right by our veterans?

WWII vet and Fmr. Sen Bob Dole talks to Candy Crowley about how the nation is caring for its veterans.


Filed under: Bob Dole • Newsmakers • State of the Union • Veterans
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