Two of the leading causes of U.S. Army Reserve suicides in 2013 were due to relationship issues and problems with finances. A panel review of the 57 Army Reserve suicides that year examined many of the underlying causes and outlined a way ahead to prevent future suicide attempts.  (U.S. Army photo by Timothy L. Hale/Released)
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What Happens When Veterans Receive Bad Paper Discharges?
Discharges for misconduct are on the rise military wide, but this behavior could be the result of post-traumatic stress or a traumatic brain injury. It is up to the military to sort through undeserved bad papers.
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We Need To Come To Terms With This Generation’s True War Story
“Once a soldier becomes a symbol, an abstraction available for political ends, we deny him or her the humanity we strive to celebrate.”
Janice Hough, of Palo Alto, Calif., walks with a sign protesting NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell before an NFL football game between the New Orleans Saints and the Minnesota Vikings outside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Rogelio Solis)
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Why Is The Military Getting Involved In The NFL’s Domestic Violence Scandal?
As the NFL grapples with its poor handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case, it is taking a few tips from the U.S. Army.
Capt. Dawn Tanner, 51st Medical Operations Squadron Family Advocacy element leader, and Dana McCown, retired lieutenant colonel, share their first glimpse of each other before their wedding ceremony in Omaha, Neb., May 3, 2013. Recent legislation has given service members and dependents in same-sex marriages access to the same benefits and assignment opportunities as heterosexual couples, but those assigned to United States Forces Korea and governed under the Status of Forces Agreement continue to wait for theater-specific entitlements. (U.S. Air Force Courtesy Photo/Capt. Dawn Tanner)
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The VA Is Being Sued For Denying Benefits To Same-Sex Couples
A military-veteran advocacy group has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Veterans Affairs for failing to provide all same-sex married couples with spousal benefits ranging from home loan guarantees to burial rights.