Combat veteran Jose Rodriguez says there were years when he would look in the mirror and realize he didn’t love himself. Watch his story as he describes how he was able to recognize his own potential, overcome substance abuse and reconnect with his family. In paid partnership with Wounded Warrior Project.
Veteran mental health advocate Taniki Richard says she was emotionally broken after returning from active duty in Iraq. Witness her story as she shares her own mental health journey, struggles with PTSD and how she ultimately transformed her life. In paid partnership with Wounded Warrior Project.
Veteran Angie Peacock says she just wanted to feel better. This is the powerful story of her mental health journey, from overcoming addiction to becoming a peer mentor for other veterans. In paid partnership with Wounded Warrior Project.
On Tuesday, Sept. 29, Wounded Warrior Project, in partnership with Yahoo News, hosted a live stream event around veteran mental health.
Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked as service members struggle under COVID-19, war-zone deployments, national disasters and civil unrest. While the data is incomplete and causes of suicide are complex, Army and Air Force officials say they believe the pandemic is adding stress to an already strained force. Such a move would be part of a broader effort to make the wellbeing of soldiers and their families the Army's top priority, overtaking combat readiness and weapons modernization.
Art Kahley was known best as a beloved band director, but his Army service in World War II forever shaped him.
"When you go through such a devastating health crisis, if you don't get strong both physically and mentally, it's going to be rough," she said.
Mattis gave a moving and pointed tribute to the legacy of singer, songwriter and former enlisted sailor Bill Withers.
A "Tiger Team" of infection control experts is deploying to help curb a deadly outbreak in the nursing facility.
"During their first year of medical school, USU students are taken on a field trip to the Antietam National Battlefield."
A compromise struck late Monday will allow the VA to provide grants to nonprofits for mental health programs.
“Oh gosh,” Crosby Powell, a 96-year-old WWII veteran, said when he saw the box of artifacts. “Where did you find those?”
A WWII medic saved lives at D-Day was passed over for a Medal of Honor because he was Black. Lawmakers introduced a bill to change that.
Legislation already exists to get our service members the help they need through animal companions. We must make sure it passes and soon.
“Like tobacco, Facebook is a dangerous product one uses at one’s own risk.”
“A key reason why this latest scandal feels more significant is that politicians on both sides of the aisle feel deceived.”
“These are clearly problems of scale, which Facebook has had many years to deal with and has been fundamentally unable to.”
“We need to recognize the danger we’re in. We need to shake the notion that Facebook is a normal company.”
“Facebook is in trouble … It’s a cloud of existential dread that hangs over an organization whose best days are behind it.”