Some former service members who appear in Judge Ricardo Rigual’s Virginia courtroom are given a choice: Go to jail or commit to getting their act together under the guidance of other veterans. Those who choose the latter are set free, given a mentor and required to pay the judge regular visits. It’s not exactly […]READ MORE
Federal suicide prevention efforts in coming months will include increased focus on veterans’ access to firearms, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said during a Capitol Hill appearance Wednesday. “It is key,” he said during a Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearing on his department’s recent efforts to address the problem. “Seventy percent of veterans who […]READ MORE
When retired Army Capt. Ryan Kules went house hunting in 2015, he had to factor in an extra $100,000 in costs because of his war injuries. That included widening doorway so his wheelchair could fit through, making kitchen cabinets and hallway closets more accessible, and completely renovating showers so he could walk in without difficulty. […]READ MORE
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