A Vietnam veteran who received the Bronze Star and later was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder filed a federal lawsuit Thursday trying to get the Army to modify his other-than-honorable discharge so that his sacrifice will be recognized and he can get disability benefits. Full story
A soldier charged with killing a captured Taliban member in Afghanistan was suffering from schizophrenia and post-traumatic stress disorder at the time and didn't realize his actions were wrong, Army doctors said. Full story
Connecting struggling veterans to the mental health services they need is an ongoing challenge. Now, a new study finds that the process could start with a sympathetic bartender. Full story
Making a Difference: Guitars4Vets has put the healing power of music in the hands of more than 800 soldiers who came home from war seeking a little harmony. NBC's Kevin Tibbles reports.
Kevin Lucey explains why he is suing Prudential over the death benefits for his son, Jeff, an Iraq War veteran, who suffered from PTSD and committed suicide after returning home.
Corey Hebert, WDSU medical editor, talks with Keith Olbermann about attention being paid to Gulf Coast residents whose health is affected by the BP oil disaster.
In his weekly radio and Internet address, the president announced plans to make it easier for men and women in uniform to qualify for benefits if they suffer from PTSD. NBC’s Mike Viqueira reports.
The National Intrepid Center of Excellence opened its doors Thursday, a facility dedicated to research, diagnosis and treatment for the signature, hidden wounds of today's wars -- traumatic brain injury and post traumatic stress.
***For use with story about soldiers returning from Afghanistan with PTSD by Erin Trieb. Not for other usage*** Photographed December 2009 through April 2010 Pictured: Spc. Adam RamseyArmy unit: 10th Mountain Division
US soldier Specialist Adam Ramsey, 22, (of the 3rd Platoon, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division) rubs his eyes after smoking black tar heroine at his home in Carson City, Nevada, February, 2010. Ramsey, after having served a 12-month tour in Afgh
In this undated photo provided by the Gokool family, is U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Johann Gokool, who was found dead in his Homestead, Fla. home Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009. Gokool was an electronic warfare technician aboard the USS Cole when suicide bombers rammed a small boat packed with exp