Archive For November 2009

Military divorces increasing from war stress

on 27/11/2009 posted by Judith in News, Comments (0)

By PAULINE JELINEK | Associated Press Writer • Published November 27, 2009 WASHINGTON – The divorce rate in the armed forces continues to edge higher, despite efforts by the […]

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Disability wait should shrink

on 23/11/2009 posted by VRC in News, Comments (0)

Fort Lewis: Program to speed up claims should be up and running here by end of March, Pentagon says Nearly three years after a chorus of complaints from local soldiers […]

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Army survey: Troop morale is down in Afghanistan

on 14/11/2009 posted by VRC in News, Comments (0)

By Megan McCloskey, Stars and StripesEuropean edition,Saturday, November 14, 2009 The Army needs to more than double the number of mental health providers in Afghanistan where troops are widely dispersed […]

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Landstuhl staff busy as Afghan fight intensifies

on 13/11/2009 posted by VRC in News, Comments (0)

By Seth Robbins, Stars and StripesEuropean edition, Friday, November 13, 2009 LANDSTUHL, Germany — On a drizzly, frigid morning, about 20 injured servicemembers were unloaded from buses at Landstuhl Regional […]

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Painful Stories Take a Toll on Military Therapists

on 07/11/2009 posted by VRC in News, Comments (0)

Many of the patients who fill the day are bereft, angry, broken. Their experiences are gruesome, their distress lasting and the process of recovery exhausting. The repeated stories of battle […]

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THE GOOD SOLDIER

on 06/11/2009 posted by VRC in News, Comments (0)

As America prepares to observe Veterans Day and President Obama weighs sending more troops to fight in Afghanistan, BILL MOYERS JOURNAL broadcasts a powerful documentary about the impact on soldiers […]

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Army Doctor Held in Ft. Hood Rampage

on 05/11/2009 posted by VRC in News, Comments (0)

An Army psychiatrist facing deployment to one of America’s war zones killed 13 people and wounded 30 others on Thursday in a shooting rampage with two handguns at the sprawling […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR, SOUTH WHIDBEY RECORD

on 03/11/2009 posted by Judith in VRC Featured, Comments (0)

THE VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER VETERANS DAY TRIBUTE DEAR EDITOR, VETERANS DAY IS SOON APPROACHING and the Veterans Resource Center has a very special TWO PART TRIBUTE to veterans and […]

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