Veterans

Jeb Bush in Englewood on Aug. 25, 2015 (credit: CBS)

Jeb Bush Campaigns In Colorado, Pokes Fun At Trump

Jeb Bush held a town hall meeting in Colorado Tuesday, his first public campaign event in the state since announcing he was running for president in 2016.

08/25/2015

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PTSD Sufferers Sue Colorado Over Pot Decision

Colorado’s decision not to allow marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder has prompted a lawsuit by PTSD sufferers.

08/21/2015

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ACRONYM: Puts Spotlight On War Veterans And PTSD

A new documentary looks at how suicide affects veterans from every battle since World War II. The statistics are staggering: 22 veterans commit suicide every day and 75 attempt suicide. Many suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

08/07/2015

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First-Of-Its-Kind Program Gives Vets New Skills, On-The-Job Mentoring

A law aimed at helping veterans get and keep jobs took effect this week. It will help fund programs that teach veterans new skills and give them on-the-job mentoring.

08/06/2015

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Hundreds Of Veterans Line Up For Free Marijuana In Show Of Protest

The free handouts were set up as a sign of protest to a decision by the state’s health board not to allow post-traumatic-stress disorder as a treatable condition for medical marijuana.

08/01/2015

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WWII Vet Gets Honorary Degree From Regis University

A World War II Bronze Star veteran who was sent to Europe before he could graduate from college now has an honorary degree from Denver’s Regis University.

12/22/2014

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

VA Hospital Delays Frustrate Vets, Congress

The latest developments in the long overdue and over budget Veterans Administration hospital in Aurora have put the VA in court with its contractor.

12/11/2014

Spc. Javier Mendoza works under the hood of a 2014 GM vehicle at the Raytheon and GM training center at Fort Hood, Texas. Mendoza, a newly GM-certified automotive technician, hopes to find work at a GM dealership in his hometown, Houston, Texas. Photo by Pat McKenna/Raytheon

From Trenches To Wrenches: Training Soldiers For Civilian Success

Raytheon Professional Services provided this first-of-its-kind training at Fort Hood, teaching the same curriculum that every dealership’s GM-certified automotive technician receives.

11/24/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military Life

Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.

11/24/2014

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Disabled American Veterans Organization Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our Country

Through the Disabled American Veterans organization, veterans can find programs for financial, physical and emotional needs.

11/24/2014

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