Cemetery Honors Vietnamese Who Fought Alongside U.S. Troops

Cemetery Honors Vietnamese Who Fought Alongside U.S. Troops

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Sep 16, 2014

Barred from national V.A. cemeteries, South Vietnamese veterans are establishing a resting place to honor their own.


New Resources, Old Obstacles for Vets With PTSD


South Kern Sol / New America Media, News Report, Alfredo Camacho, Posted: Dec 13, 2013

Today's veterans benefit from a greater awareness of PTSD than existed during the Vietnam War-era, yet challenges remain.


Vietnamese Americans, Exposed to Agent Orange, Suffer in Silence


New America Media, News Report, /Investigation, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Sep 15, 2013

Vietnamese Americans have not demanded redress for harm caused by herbicides, despite suffering from higher rates of cancers tied to Agent Orange exposure.


Filipino Vets’ Tale Tells Immigration Reformers Never Give Up


Filipino-American Bulletin / New America Media, News Analysis, Sluggo Rigor , Posted: Apr 24, 2013

Filipino WWII vets and their widows waited decades for U.S. citizenship—denied to family members—and a paltry pension. Still, the elders fight on.


The Other Death Sentence: Aging and Dying in America’s Prisons


New America Media , News Feature, James Ridgeway, Posted: Sep 26, 2012

More than 100,000 Americans are destined to spend their final years in prison—the prison of old age behind bars. Here are some of their stories.


VA Wait Times for Benefits Decisions Vary by Location


Center for Investigative Reporting, News Report, Aaron Glantz, Posted: Aug 29, 2012

An analysis by the Center for Investigative Reporting reveals that veterans in sparsely populated states often encounter quick resolution of their compensation claims, while those in metropolitan areas languish.


Study: One in 10 U.S. Veterans Has No Health Insurance


New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: May 28, 2012

A new study shows more than a million younger veterans lack health insurance, and that most would gain access under the new health law.

Female Veterans Call for American Forces Network to Drop Rush Limbaugh


New America Media, News Report, Posted: Mar 06, 2012

Three female Iraq war veterans are calling for the American Forces Network (AFN) to stop broadcasting Rush Limbaugh's show.

Commentary: The Last Soldier to Die in Iraq Was Black


Bet.com, Commentary, Posted: Dec 21, 2011

Last week, after nearly nine years of fighting, America’s most recent war with Iraq ended. The remaining American soldiers left Iraq yesterday, rolling into Kuwait in a huge convoy, hooping and hollering all along the way.

Suicide Rate Among National Guard Members Is a Call To Action


TC Daily Planet, News Report, Posted: Dec 20, 2011

As Minnesota’s National Guard members return from their deployment to Kuwait, the state can expect the problems faced by returning veterans to increase to a “tsunami” level.” Uppermost on that list is the potential for suicide.

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