Tagged: Military

Evaluating The Use And Future Of U.S. Drones

OPB |July 07, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk to the co-author of the recently released report on the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, more commonly known as drones.

Humanitarian Crisis In Iraq Intensifies

OPB |June 16, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: One of the first responders for Mercy Corps recently returned from Iraq and joins us to talk about what things look like there.

Idaho Town Cancels Celebration Amid Bergdahl Controversy

OPB |June 05, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Residents of Bowe Bergdahl's hometown are defending their support of the recently released soldier as more details emerge about the circumstances of his capture.

Sebastian Junger Talks About Korengal

OPB |June 04, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 4: Award-winning journalist, Sebastian Junger, talks about Korengal, his new documentary about the Afghanistan War.

Local Veterans Experience Health Care Delays

OPB |June 02, 2014 12:35 p.m.

MONDAY: In the wake of the national VA scandal, we'll find out what Oregon veterans think of their health care.

Oregon Among FAA Drone Testing Sites

OPB |Jan. 03, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: The Federal Aviation Administration accepted an application from Alaska, Hawaii, and Oregon to test unmanned aircrafts in an effort to integrate them into the nation's airspace.

Sexual Assaults Increasing In The Armed Forces

May 09, 2013 12:06 p.m.

An alarming new study shows sexual assaults are on the rise in the military.

Legislation Could Help Vets Convicted Of Crimes

March 28, 2013 12:25 p.m.

Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill aimed at helping military veterans who have been convicted of a crime.

Reducing Suicide Rates Among Soldiers and Veterans

Nov. 19, 2012 12:06 p.m.

What can be done to decrease the growing number of suicides among active duty soldiers and veterans?

Awaiting KBR Lawsuit Verdict

Nov. 02, 2012 12:06 p.m.

We'll hear the details about the KBR case from The Oregonian's Mike Francis.

Vets' Benefits Under DADT

April 23, 2012 9:30 a.m.

Veterans who were discharged under other than honorable conditions during the now defunct "Don't Ask Don't Tell" military policy are having a hard time getting benefits. 

Killings in Afghanistan

March 12, 2012 9:06 a.m.

An Army staff sergeant from Joint Base Lewis McChord allegedly killed at least 16 civilians in Afghanistan yesterday.

Soldiers, Veterans, and Abuse

Jan. 23, 2012 9:30 a.m.

According to newly released data, the rate of suicide among veterans has dropped (but risen among active duty soldiers), and the incidents of domestic abuse and child abuse among veterans have increased. We'll find out what's happening.

Counter-Recruiters

Oct. 26, 2011 9:20 a.m.

Should "counter-recruiters" who are skeptical of the benefits of military service have the same access to highschool students as military recruiters?

The End of Don't Ask Don't Tell

Sept. 20, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Even though some GOP lawmakers tried to delay it, the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell will take effect today. What does this mean for you?

Oregon Troops Come Home

Sept. 13, 2011 9:06 a.m.

An Oregon National Guard unit returns this month from a one year tour of duty in Iraq. What is it like for them to come back to civilian life?

Military Families

Aug. 03, 2011 9:20 a.m.

How are military families handling multiple deployments of their loved ones? What do they need?

The Cost of Recruiting

July 19, 2011 9:20 a.m.

About a dozen enlistees in the Oregon National Guard claim they did not a receive the signing bonuses they were promised.

Afghanistan Drawdown

June 23, 2011 9:06 a.m.

What's your reaction to the announcement by President Obama of a troop drawdown in Afghanistan?

Women, War and PTSD

June 01, 2011 9:06 a.m.

A new study finds women returning from war are more likely than their male counterparts to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.

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