Tuesday May 21
Military sex abuse has long-term impact for vets
New government figures underscore the staggering long-term consequences of military sexual assaults: More than 85,000 veterans were treated last year for injuries or illness linked to the abuse, and 4,000 sought disability benefits.
Thousands of vets reportedly treated over sex abuse- VIDEO: Families of SEAL Team 6 demand answers
FILE: 2005: A veteran displays his VA Card, one of the few items he keeps while homeless, in his shared room at a West Virginia shelter.
Pingree meets with White House on military sex assault issue
Maine Rep. Chellie Pingree is among a small group of House and Senate lawmakers who are meeting with top Obama administration officials this morning to discuss the issue of sexual assault in the military.
House committee advances bill to aid military victims of sex assault
WASHINGTON A House committee has advanced a bill named for a Maine woman that aims to help veterans qualify for disability benefits for mental health problems resulting from sexual assaults.
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Cherryfield man's weight loss inspires others to never give up
What is the one common denominator that millions of us share? The desire and need to lose weight.