Iraq Veterans

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

When soldiers come home from war, some of their wounds are visible. Psychological trauma, however, can’t always be seen by those around them, but …


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

Iraq War veteran two floors below Las Vegas gunman heard gunfire, helped police find shooter

An Iraq War veteran staying at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas heard gunshots ringing out nearby late Sunday, and helped alert authorities to the location of the gunman.<p>Chris Bethel heard a barrage of gunfire, now known to be 64-year-old Stephen Paddock shooting down from the 32nd …

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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.“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

Democrat yells at Paul Ryan on Twitter about gun control

A Democrat Congressman, also an Iraq War veteran, is yelling at Paul Ryan on Twitter today about gun control in the aftermath of the horrible mass …

Conservative View

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.


Remains found in Kennesaw confirmed as missing Iraq War veteran

The remains found behind a former Kennesaw residence of James Bradshaw Clement have been identified as the Iraq War veteran Chase Massner, officials …


Once homeless, Iraq War veteran moves into unique new home

MIDWAY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Vernon Poling was 44 years old when he finally got a home of his own.<p>The Iraq War veteran was medically discharged from the Army in 2014, had to quit his trucking job for medical reasons, and found himself living out of his pickup last year in Orange County, a sprawling …


Stop Beating the Drums For A “Preventive” War with North Korea

Make no mistake, it will be another war.

North Korea

Why Democrats Fall So Hard for Military Candidates

And why it probably won't help them win back the House this time, either.<p>Democrats anxious about the white working-class vote found fresh hope last week in the gangbusters campaign launch of an otherwise unknown former fighter pilot named Amy McGrath. In a viral video announcing her U.S. House …


Woman could be first female Navy SEAL

The elite, can-do-anything Navy SEALs have a new first: a female officer candidate.<p>She’s making a splash more than a year after the Defense …


Iraq War veteran and PTSD service dog form instant bond

Nearly a decade after being honorably discharged from the U.S. Marine Corps, John Gerula is still struggling to fit back into his hometown of …

U.S. Marines

Iraq veteran facing deportation speaks out from jail: 'I would feel utterly alone'

Exclusive: In his first interview, Chong Kim describes the crushing prospect of being deported to South Korea, a country he hasn’t lived in since the age of five<p>Chong Kim gathered paperwork demonstrating his recent accomplishments and headed to a federal building in Portland to meet an immigration …


Lawyers: Government seeking to deport Iraq War veteran

SEATTLE (AP) — An immigrant rights group is asking the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to release an Iraq War veteran who has been detained for more than three months while waiting to learn whether he'll be deported.<p>Chong Kim, a South Korean immigrant and green card holder from Portland, …


Senate GOP candidate problems: The rundown

Florida<p>Bill Nelson<p>Nelson, a Florida institution, has been in elected or appointed office since 1973. He’s the only remaining elected statewide Democrat in Florida, but has carved out a moderate image.<p>Republican recruits<p>Scott, the state’s two-term governor, is essentially the sole focus of GOP …

U.S. Congress

Flights & Fancy: Brooders vs. Extroverts

<i>The thing is, helicopters are different from airplanes. An airplane by its nature wants to fly and, if not interfered with too strongly by unusual</i> …


Pets Are Shown to Relieve Anxiety and Anger

The growing field of emotional contagions is helping us understand how pets help relieve anxiety and anger in their owners.<br>Read More


Iraq War veteran kicked out of convenience store due to service dog

ROCKFORD, Ill. – A Iraq War veteran says he was stunned when he was kicked out of a convenience store because of his service dog.<p>“We don’t leave each …


Appeal for a Reinvigorated Veterans' Resistance Movement

Around 250 activists associated with Answer Coalition, Code Pink, Veterans For Peace, Black United Front and other peace groups gather in Washington, …


Iraq War veteran who saved MAX stabbing victim: 'I did what anyone should do'

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -<p>Two people died after a horrific stabbing attack near Portland’s Hollywood Transit Center Friday, but a third victim survived …


Iraq War veteran secretly filmed himself massaging female clients

A masseur is facing jail for secretly filming female customers with a camera hidden inside a clock.<p>Matthew Yates, 38, who served in the RAF during …

Iraq War

This week’s must-read books

(Grand Central Publishing)<p>You’ve heard Jane Eyre’s side of the story — now it’s time for Mr. Rochester’s version of events. The much misunderstood, …

Simon & Schuster

US combat troops won't stay in Iraq after ISIS defeat, Iraq PM says

BAGHDAD — U.S. combat troops will not stay on in Iraq after the fight against the Islamic State group is over, Iraq's prime minister said Friday — a …


Democrats Use Trumpcare Vote as 2018 Call to Arms

Progressive groups are working feverishly to make it clear that though the bill cleared the House, it is so politically toxic that it has to go down.<p>As the American Health Care Act squeaked by in the House of Representatives on Thursday, some Democrats began singing “Na-na na-na, na-na na-na, hey, …


NYC Promises: ‘We’ll Drown Out Trump’

Thousands expected to gather for the first time the President returns to his home city.<p>President Donald Trump is returning to New York City on Thursday for the first time since his inauguration. Thousands are expected to gather across the city to give him a piece of their minds.<p>“Trump’s values are …


U.S. service member killed near Mosul, Iraq

BAGHDAD - U.S. service member was killed in an explosive device blast outside of Mosul, Iraq, on Saturday, according to a release from Combined Joint …


List: The Rest of Nordstrom’s Manual-Labor-Chic Summer Lineup

<i>This week Nordstrom debuted their new clothing line for entitled rich people who enjoy working-people cosplay. Here’s a sneak peek at other items the</i> …


Iraq War veteran's dog saved from euthanasia by Michigan court

An Iraq War veteran's dogs were taken off death row Monday after a Michigan judge ruled there was not enough evidence to prove the canines had killed three goats in July 2016.<p>The pit bull mixes, named Mario and Luigi, were released from an Ionia County animal shelter Tuesday morning, according to …