Barn Dances Bring Joy and Relief to Veterans with PTSDNothing puts a smile on Roosevelt Smith's face quite like dancing. It helps him forget, for a while, the post-traumatic stress disorder he's had since the Gulf War.
Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military LifeFemale 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.
Depression And Homelessness Struggles Among U.S. VeteransHomelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.
Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe's Struggle Post Military LifeWhen 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.
Study: Suicides More Likely To Occur After MidnightAccording to a new study, suicides are more likely to happen after midnight.
Event: AMVETS K9s For Veterans Food/Music Benefit, August 24
Listen to The Current's May 25-26 show: CBS Cares About PTSD, Veterans of Honor Flight, Hurricane Expo, Safe Boating Week, The Birchwood
Weekend of 5/25-26: CBS Cares About PTSD, Veterans of Honor Flight, Hurricane Expo, Safe Boating Week, The Birchwood
Cops: Fla Veteran Shoots Dog, Tries to Start Fire