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
Josh Soto lived for months with the kind of fear that most of us could not imagine. The young Marine from Sacramento was deployed on combat duty in Iraq and Afghanistan six years ago.
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.