South Florida Vets Take To The Stage To Deal With PTSDThey're known as the Combat Hippies and they're in the last week of rehearsals for their show called "Conscience Under Fire."
The Real American Sniper In His Own WordsThe deadliest sniper in American history, Chris Kyle lived in perches and hideouts in Iraq’s most dangerous cities, secretly protecting Marines and soldiers, one shot at a time.
Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military LifeFemale vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.
Depression And Homelessness Struggles Among U.S. VeteransHomelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.
Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe's Struggle Post Military LifeWhen Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.
Miami VA Chief Defiant, Vows To Stay OnThe embattled chief of staff for the Miami VA said he has no intention of resigning, despite calls for him to step down following revelations that in 2009 he agreed never to practice medicine again in the state of New York and was sanctioned by the state of Florida for allegedly failing to provide the proper care to one of his patients who died a painful and gruesome death.
Nationwide Rallies Planned To Encourage Release Of Jailed Marine People around the country will rally at Mexican consulates Monday afternoon with the hope of bringing Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi back to the U.S. He is currently in a Mexican jail.
A Mother’s Guilt And A Veteran’s Unexpected DeathEarly one morning last year, Mary Zielinski received a call from the VA hospital in Miami telling her that her son was dead.
CBS4 Investigates: Mental Mayhem Across the nation, mental illness is page one. It's mayhem all too personal for some South Florida families.
Focus on South Florida: MMA Fighting and VeteransMission United & Fight Time Promotions team up to help veterans relieve stress and reacclimate to civilian life in a different kind of hand-to-hand combat: MMA Fighting. We talk about how MMA fighting can even help vets cope with post-traumatic stress disorder.
CBS4 Investigates: Soldier Battling PTSD Ends His LifeA South Florida soldier battling post-traumatic stress disorder whose struggles were previously profiled by CBS4 News has taken his own life.
The Invisible Wounds of WarWhat is happening to our soldiers? More U.S. soldiers have killed themselves, than have died on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury are the suspected culprits.