Nevada Congressional Representative Dina Titus today introduced legislation to ensure equal access to Veterans Administration benefits for all married couples, regardless of gender or sexual orientation.
According to a recent study, veterans are four times as likely to commit suicide than a non-veteran. Veterans - especially younger veterans returning from the war in Iraq and Afghanistan - made up a quarter of all Nevada's suicides from 2008-2010.
Soldiers from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are slowly returning home. So what challenges do they face when they come home? How hard is it to find a job? Go to school? Communicate with their family and friends? We talk to experts and veterans about readjusting after life as a soldier.
A Detroit law school clinic helps veterans cut through red tape to get their benefits. They took the idea nationwide, and they come to Las Vegas this week. We talk to the program's director about helping low-income veterans whose cases stay unresolved for years. More