With President Barack Obama's signature of the annual defense policy Friday, the Fairness for Veterans provision becomes law.
Our service men and women protect us from the horrors of war. But what happens when the system set up to fight for them fails?
Just three days after the group appeared at the Capitol, Fairness for Veterans passed as an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act
Thousands of veterans are struggling to combat the invisible wounds of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). What’s worse is too many of them are locked out from receiving the life-saving care we promised them when they signed up to serve.
Get the interview. Tell the story from all sides. Stay out of it. That's Journalism 101. And I'm completely breaking that rule.
Jeremy Campbell, Executive Storyteller of Charlie Foxtrot was embedded at Fort Benning during the beginning of Basic Training, where he discovered a silent strength amidst all the yelling. This is his blog about his experience there.