Top Stories This Week on the Our Troops Newsladder

A report released Thursday from the Department of Veterans Affairs showed long-term TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) care to be lacking for most soldiers afflicted with it. (

Alternet reports on the see-no-evil, hear-no-evil, speak-no-evil strategy at the DoD's sixth annual Suicide Prevention Conference. (

Spc. Natasha McKinnon of Raleigh, NC lost part of her leg to an IED in Iraq. Now a college student stateside, her and other veterans face difficulty in the transition from soldier to student. (

Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA), with 15 co-sponsors, introduced a bill, the Military Honor and Decency Act, which would keep pornography off store shelves on military bases. (

The Department of Veterans Affairs has issued new rules reversing a years-long policy where the VA opposed helping patients and residents of VA campuses from registering to vote and voting. Advocates for veterans' rights lauded the new rule. (

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Thanks for posting this here Jason

great information. Lots of grist for further posts, folks.

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