By the end of 2014, one million American troops will have come home from Iraq and Afghanistan. Local experts say 20-percent have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Many won't be diagnosed for years and most will never see the inside of a VA facility. A local soldier shines light on why we have to find answers for our veterans and their families.
Kevin Doran is moving home to Minnesota to be closer to my parents. Some of the most impactful stories he has done are part of our "Coming Home" series profiling the challenges our veterans face. Here's one of his favorites on an alternative therapy called the Tapping Solution.
There are many misconceptions about Post Tramatic Stress Disorder. A local couple gives us an eye opening look at what it's like to live with PTSD.
Rochester families are finding pictures of relatives in a group of recently discovered Korean War photos.
Level Five Associates is a new company formed by retired Major Generals Robert Mixon and John Batiste to offer leadership training to companies in the public and private sector.
The final Honor Flight of the year returned to Rochester Sunday.
Nearly 50 veterans returned to Rochester on Honor Flight 38 today, and there was a special surprise waiting for them at the airport.
There are 68-thousand veterans in the Rochester area. A growing number are coming home from Iraq and Afghanistan. Many of these younger vets struggle to find work and pay the bills. They've got a guardian angel in Ralph Presciutti.
Rochester is about to have it's first serious conversation about Military Sexual Trauma. Women and men in our community suffer from MST and a conference next week is focusing on how best it can be treated locally.
The Honor Flight Program takes veterans to see the World War Two memorials in Washington, DC, free of charge.
Most veterans have never heard of the Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit, but it's been available for 60 years.
Less than a year ago Erica Natalie was graduating from Webster Thomas High School. She took on a big challenge, joining one of the toughest forces in the military.
Kevin Doran sits down with Monroe County Veterans Agency outreach coordinator Ken Moore about the upcoming Veterans Benefit Fair.
Veterans are working to drum up support for legislation that would help their businesses.
The University of Rochester has a new program to help on-campus veterans.
A record number of military men and women are moving from the battlefield to the classroom.
Steven Argento is the curator of the Ramon Santiago Gallery. Santiago helped save the Veterans Outreach Center before he passed away in 2001.
About 400,000 veterans are stuck in the Department of Veteran Affrairs disability benefits backlog.
Imagine you have served in the armed force, you are highly trained and reliable, but when you return home you cannot find a job.
Joe Angelo gave his all to our country. The medic served four years in the Army and two in the National Guard.