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Street Soldiernew

Many Americans would consider him a hero for the dangerous work he did in Iraq. Many would consider him a criminal for the dangerous work he does now that he's back home.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Matt Kelley  |  07-25-2012  |  Features

Guardsman's Medical-Relief Fundnew

Physician's assistant Jeremy Orr went to Iraq with the Vermont National Guard in 2005 -- now he's spearheading an international relief effort to provide medical assistance to Iraqi children.
Seven Days  |  Ken Picard  |  12-06-2006  |  International

Patriot Gamesnew

Back from the war zone, veterans redeploy themselves into Connecticut's red-hot Senate race.
New Haven Advocate  |  Casey Miner and Andy Bromage  |  10-02-2006  |  Politics

Waiting for Reinforcementsnew

The fighting won't stop: Gearing up for another wave of homeless vets.
The Village Voice  |  Jarrett Murphy  |  08-16-2006  |  War

Listen to Menew

Seven Iraq veterans talk about war.
Artvoice  |  Various  |  06-29-2006  |  War


The Orlando Vet Center deals with the unique scars of the Iraq War.
Orlando Weekly  |  James Carlson  |  06-02-2006  |  War

The Walking Woundednew

Are we ready to face another generation of homeless vets?
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Cassidy Hartmann  |  05-22-2006  |  War

A Tale of Two Soldiersnew

Two Kansas City grunts who took bullets on the same day struggle with surviving the war.
The Pitch  |  Ben Paynter  |  03-07-2006  |  War

Discarded Heroesnew

Washington sends them off to war -- and screws them upon return.
Cleveland Scene  |  Denise Grollmus  |  01-23-2006  |  War

G.I. Jerks Are as Real as Rambonew

A wave of wannabe warriors claiming service in Afghanistan and Iraq are looking to profit by deception, as one woman learned after moving in with a man she believed to be a career soldier.
Dallas Observer  |  Glenna Whitley  |  09-05-2005  |  War

Making Bush the Issuenew

Throughout a debate, Iraq veteran and Democrat Paul Hackett attacked George W. Bush aggressively while Republican Jean Schmidt championed the administration's policies. The two are competing for Ohio's 2nd Congressional District.
Cincinnati CityBeat  |  Ann Driscoll  |  07-28-2005  |  Politics

Sister Soldiersnew

For two veterans of the 1544th Maintenance Company, a year in Iraq meant mortars, memorial services and Mary Kay cosmetics. The 1544th had the second-highest casualty rate of Army National Guard units serving in Iraq.
Illinois Times  |  Dusty Rhodes  |  05-12-2005  |  War

New Report Criticizes VA's PTSD Services

The Government Accountability Office says the VA has failed to improve its Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder services for veterans despite suggestions from a special committee.
Association of Alternative Newsmedia  |  Dan Frosch  |  03-03-2005  |  War

"Chemical Casualties"new

AltWeeklies Award - Drugs Reporting
Boulder Weekly  |  Joel Warner  |  02-18-2005  |  Media

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