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Shows tagged as: military
Thu, May 9 2013
An alarming new study shows sexual assaults are on the rise in the military.
Thu, Mar 28 2013
Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill aimed at helping military veterans who have been convicted of a crime.
Tue, Dec 4 2012
Four women who have served in the military are suing the Department of Defense over the ban on women in combat.
Mon, Nov 19 2012
What can be done to decrease the growing number of suicides among active duty soldiers and veterans?
Fri, Nov 2 2012
We'll hear the details about the KBR case from The Oregonian's Mike Francis.
Mon, Apr 23 2012
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.
Mon, Mar 12 2012
An Army staff sergeant from Joint Base Lewis McChord allegedly killed at least 16 civilians in Afghanistan yesterday.
Mon, Jan 23 2012
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.
Wed, Oct 26 2011
Should "counter-recruiters" who are skeptical of the benefits of military service have the same access to highschool students as military recruiters?
Tue, Sep 20 2011
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?
Tue, Sep 13 2011
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?
Wed, Aug 3 2011
How are military families handling multiple deployments of their loved ones? What do they need?
Tue, Jul 19 2011
About a dozen enlistees in the Oregon National Guard claim they did not a receive the signing bonuses they were promised.
Thu, Jun 23 2011
What's your reaction to the announcement by President Obama of a troop drawdown in Afghanistan?
Wed, Jun 1 2011
A new study finds women returning from war are more likely than their male counterparts to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Mon, May 2 2011
President Barack Obama announced on Sunday night that United States Special Forces have killed Osama bin Laden and taken custody of his body. We'll have full reaction.
Thu, Jul 15 2010
How are Oregonians reacting to the issues raised by the lawsuit by Oregon Guard soldiers against the military contractor, KBR?
Tue, May 25 2010
What are the specific challenges of being in the National Guard?
Mon, Mar 29 2010
What is life like for women who serve in the military?
Wed, Feb 3 2010
What would the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" mean for the U.S. military?
Fri, Dec 11 2009
Should post-traumatic stress from serving in Iraq be a defense for murder?
Wed, Dec 2 2009
"Finishing the job" in Afghanistan: what does that mean to you?
Wed, Nov 11 2009
How does telling stories of their experiences help veterans transition back to daily life?
Fri, Feb 27 2009
Should the Navy expand its training exercises off the Oregon coast?
Tue, Feb 3 2009
Should the Oregon National Guard go to Iraq this year?
Wed, Jul 23 2008
How should society repay the families of wrongfully convicted soldiers?
Thu, Jul 3 2008
Should we stop fireworks on The Fourth to help people with PTSD?
Mon, May 12 2008
How does your experience with war affect your presidential vote?