Utah court offers second chance to troubled veterans
It's been two years now since Utah Judge Royal Hansen launched a specialty court open exclusively to military veterans who find themselves on the wrong side of the law.
Court gives Vietnam veteran another shot at benefits claim
Sixteen months in Vietnam as an infantryman and helicopter door gunner with the 101st Airborne Division left Roger L. Perale with problems hearing, PTSD, diabetes and hypertension. Now a favorable new ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims offers him a fresh shot at boosting his benefits.
Retired AF pilot's rocket-shooting skills celebrated in surprise event
Even though he was the winner of an inaugural Air Force competition, Vietnam veteran Clarence Lewis never personally got a trophy. The retired military colonel beat out 15 other pilots in 1954 to snag bragging rights in the first-ever William Tell competition, which tested pilots on how accurately they could shoot rockets at a towed target.