Underemployment is growing trend among veterans, labor experts say
Experts say the Bureau of Labor Statistics is falling short in accurately reporting the veteran unemployment rate for several reasons, but an issue many vets are facing right now is they’re not landing the jobs they are qualified for.
SA war hero diagnosed with 6 traumatic brain injuries discusses PTSD recovery, urges veterans to get help
Coming off of national PTSD awareness month, a San Antonio Marine Corps and Army veteran has spent time sharing his story with others in need. He said now, with mass troops returning from a difficult end to the war in Afghanistan, adjusting to civilian life is even harder.
‘Garbage, filth, rot’: Records paint troubling picture of nurse who runs unregulated Castle Hills nursing home
A twice-sanctioned nurse continues to operate an unlicensed boarding home in Castle Hills despite two previous criminal cases against her in Bexar County involving people in her care, a KSAT 12 Defenders investigation reveals.
Heartwarming reaction from veteran, family after receiving new home from nonprofit
A military hero and his young family saw their new home for the very first time Wednesday. It was all a big surprise from a Operation Finally Home, a nonprofit that builds houses for injured and ill veterans and first responders.
Severely wounded veteran keynote speaker at Veterans Day event at Ecumenical Center of San Antonio
Ricardo Perez Ramos, a retired U.S. Army sergeant who lost both legs in an IED explosion in Afghanistan, shared his story as the keynote speaker at a Veterans Day event at the Ecumenical Center of San Antonio.
U.S. soldier who spent roughly 7 years of his life in a rotation of deployments reflects on 9/11
A retired U.S. soldier has written down 7-year of deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan in several notebooks, detailing pieces of history for his daughter, whom he says he watched grow up on the screen of a phone.
Texas veterans homes overseen by George P. Bush were often the deadliest places to be during COVID-19 pandemic
Seven of the state’s nine veterans homes had a fatality rate of 25% or more, far higher than the statewide average of 11% for nursing homes. Bush has vowed to not renew the operators’ contracts.
‘Tip of the Spear’ memorial to honor combat veterans of the 20th, 21st centuries
After being suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fundraising has resumed for “Tip of the Spear,” a 13-foot memorial topped by a starkly dramatic bronze statue of three wounded soldiers representing combat veterans of the 20th and 21st centuries.