Baltimore to launch special docket for veterans accused of crimes

Baltimore is set to launch a special docket Tuesday for veterans charged with crimes, aiming to help them avoid prison and instead get into treatment programs through the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Veterans suspect burn pits causing thousands of serious illnesses

Marine Corps veteran Chris Lang, 34, is among thousands of veterans who blame an illness on open-air trash burning at bases in Iraq and Afghanistan. They believe the U.S. government has failed to take responsibility for the consequences, likening the issue to Vietnam vets' exposure to Agent Orange, the toxic herbicide.

Charles Wright: A conscientious objector goes to war

Charles Wright never picked up a weapon in combat in Vietnam, and he never lost a man in his company. But perhaps the most impressive fact about Wright’s service is that, despite being injured, despite witnessing horrors, despite growing ever-immune to those tragedies, his time in war only strengthened his faith in God.

Stars and Stripes examines the efforts by cities across the country to bring homelessness among veterans to an end.

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