Iraq Veterans

Veteran paralyzed in Iraq War hopeful for surgery: 'It would completely change my life'

Army Veteran Brandon Powell was paralyzed from the neck down when he was shot by a sniper while serving in the Iraq War.<p>He's now trying to raise …

Portland, OR

'May 30, 7:51pm. It happened. My God, my boy. My beautiful boy' - US Vice President Joe Biden

How ironic that the bookends of Biden's happy-warrior political career are the deaths of his first wife and one-year-old daughter in a car accident …

News (Ireland)

FBI Most Wanted: New fugitive added to top ten most wanted

Updated:Tuesday, November 14 2017 10:58 PM EST2017-11-15 03:58:54 GMT<p>A homicide investigation is under way in Imperial Beach Tuesday night after a …


Jeff Sessions Is Being Sued by a 12-Year-Old, an NFL Player, and an Iraq War Veteran Over Medical Marijuana

Jeff Sessions, the Trump administration’s attorney general, fielded an array of questions from the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, including …


Meet the Iraq veteran who uses horses to help other vets adjust

After he returned from battle, Army veteran Patrick Benson founded the nonprofit War Horses for Veterans, using horses to help his fellow vets make the transition to civilian life. He is joined on Megyn Kelly TODAY by mentor Gary Llewellyn and veteran Leandro Gonzalez Jr., and receives a surprise …


Iraq War Veteran Remembers Volunteer Effort at Ground Zero

Before the towers came down, former Battery Park City resident Jeffrey Keating used to cut through the World Trade Center plaza daily to attend his …

World Trade Center

How one veteran is using standup to heal the wounds of war

Few people can turn getting shot five times into a joke, but Sgt. Michael Carrasquillo is doing just that.<p>The 33-year-old has always goofed around. A …


Inside the ambush known as Black Sunday

On April 4, 2004, the 2-5 battalion of the 1st Cavalry Division was just taking over responsibility for Sadr City, a large Baghdad slum with a …


Iraq War Veteran: The Civilian-Veteran Divide And The Never-Ending War

Allison Jaslow is the executive director for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA). As we approach this Veterans’ Day, Jaslow discusses …

Conservative View

Iraq War Veteran On The Civilian-Veteran Divide, Veterans' Care, And The Never-Ending War by The Federalist Radio Hour

Allison Jaslow shares her own story of military service, and the stories of other Iraq-Afghanistan veterans that we have forgotten.

Conservative View

Ryan Owens, Navy SEAL Killed in Yemen, Was Braver Than America Knew

Former Navy SEAL John Owens opens up about the brother he lost and Ryan’s secret mission in Somalia that posthumously earned him the Silver …


Iraq War Veteran Running for Michigan Senate as Conservative Outsider: I Support Trump's Agenda

A self-described “conservative outsider” thinks his combination of military and business experience make him the Republican who can unseat Democratic …

Conservative View

2 Navy SEALs Under Suspicion in Strangling of Green Beret in Mali

WASHINGTON — Navy criminal authorities are investigating whether two members of the elite SEAL Team 6 strangled an Army Green Beret in June while they were in Mali on a secret assignment, military officials say.<p>Staff Sgt. Logan J. Melgar, a 34-year-old veteran of two tours in Afghanistan, was found …

U.S. Politics

‘Thank You for Your Service’ lends voice to Iraq war veterans

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Thank You For Your Service is a compelling portrait of Iraq War veterans: EW review

We gave it a <b>B+</b><p>The Iraq War has long puzzled Hollywood. Even <i>The Hurt Locker</i>, which won the best picture Oscar over James Cameron’s <i>Avatar</i>, failed to …


Trump’s “Respect” for the Military Doesn’t Extend to Its Members

On October 4, U.S. Army Sergeant La David Johnson died in Niger. This week, President Donald Trump has picked a fight with Johnson’s grieving family …

Donald Trump

Iraq War vet who rode the bus to do volunteer work surprised with a new car at Costa Mesa repair shop

COSTA MESA — Josue Guerrero-Uribe used to spend hours on buses in the Los Angeles area going to and from various volunteer projects.<p>When he left the …


Emergency crews responding to gas line break in City Heights

Updated:Tuesday, November 14 2017 11:15 PM EST2017-11-15 04:15:43 GMT<p>A reputed gang member with Southern California ties, who's accused of murdering …

San Diego

'We don't allow families to own tanks' and should control guns too: Dem. lawmaker

A Massachusetts Democrat who served in the Iraq War and now serves in Congress calls for "commonsense" steps to reduce gun violence. A Virginia …

Gun Control

Chance Encounter With Stray Kitten Stops Iraq War Veteran From Ending His Life

Mom Pokes Fun At Her Brother By Recreating His Modeling Photos With Her Son<p>Published<p>5 days ago<p>on<p>Oct 28, 2017<p>Veteran, Army Wife, And Mom-To-Be Shows …


Marine Vet Who Stole Truck to Save Dozens of Las Vegas Victims Gets This Text From Its Owner

One Iraq War veteran garnered a lot of attention for his heroism in the wake of the deadly Las Vegas shooting after he stole a nearby truck and drove …

Las Vegas

This Iraq War veteran with PTSD is on the verge of deportation

Chong Kim was a member of the U.S. National Guard who served in Iraq as a driver of a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (M-Rap) vehicle in 2009 and 2010. Following his tour of duty, he was honorably discharged.<p>Since his time in Iraq, Kim has suffered from post-traumatic stress and battled drug …

Conservative View

Iraq veteran took stranger's truck to transport Las Vegas shooting victims<p><b>(CNN) —</b> When a gunman started firing into a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas on Sunday night, Iraq war veteran Taylor Winston thought on his feet.<p>Bullets were …


Iraq War Veteran Played a Crucial Role in Helping Police Locate Las Vegas Gunman

Iraq War veteran and Fort Worth, Texas, resident Chris Bethel helped Las Vegas Police track down the location of the Las Vegas shooter — 32 floors …

Conservative View

Iraq Vet Who Alerted Police To Vegas Shooter's Exact Location Raises Major Question About Response Time

An Iraq war veteran who alerted police to the location of the Las Vegas shooter’s hotel room is questioning why it took so long for authorities to …

Las Vegas

Iraq War Veteran Helped Direct Cops To Vegas Shooter’s Room

<b>DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) –</b> Gunfire rang out last night just two floors below Chris Bethel’s Mandalay Bay Hotel room.<p>“I could just hear the gun shots. …


Boston Group Tries To Make Tourniquets Commonplace

BOSTON (CBS) – Simple actions can save lives in mass casualty incidents like the shooting at the concert in Las Vegas. A local doctor and the mother …

Harvest Festival

Top 10 CNN Hero Andrew Manzi

Iraq War veteran Andrew Manzi started Warrior Surf, a nonprofit that provides free surf camps and therapy on the beach for veterans and their families.

World News

Human Remains Found Under Concrete Block Identified as Iraq War Veteran Who Disappeared After Fight With His Wife

<i>Screenshot/WGCL</i><p>In March 2014, Chase Massner, an Iraq war veteran, was reported missing. According to CBS 46, James Bradshaw Clement told police he …


Remains found in Ga. yard confirmed as missing Iraq War veteran

Remains found beneath a concrete block at a Georgia home have been identified as those of an Iraq War veteran missing since 2014.<p>The Cobb County …