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Too many Colorado veterans struggle with PTSD and turn violent

How happy is this Veterans Day? Not so happy for too many of the veterans returning to Colorado from tours of duty and repeat...

War vets group unleashes swing-state attack ads on McCain

A group of Afghanistan and Iraq War veterans responsible for a blistering attack on Republican Marilyn Musgrave a month ago launched a $1.3 million campaign in swing states Wednesday, including a hard-hitting TV ad that questions John McCain's commitment to veterans.

Obama’s excellent Colorado adventure

Obama's coming back to Colorado for at least three different stops on Monday and Tuesday (yup, we’re definitely a swing state folks), but not just for a huge front-range blowout like last time. Instead, Obama will head to the 3rd Congressional District with stops in Pueblo and Grand Junction Monday and then Denver the following day. As the Communications Director for John Salazar's first run for Congress back in 2004, I think these stops are a brilliant move.

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Vets group slams Musgrave in TV ad

A group of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans on Tuesday unveiled a TV ad critical of 4th District Republican Marilyn Musgrave's vote on a pay bonus for combat veterans. The 30-second spot has already been running heavily for a week on Denver channels and is part of a $1 million campaign by VoteVets.org to "[expose] the records of public officials on veterans and military issues."

Wounded vet backs Obama at DNC

Wounded Iraq war veteran and Blackhawk helicopter pilot Tammy Duckworth added her military credentials to the list of Obama supporters who know a thing or two about the military.

Rep. Chet Edwards: Obama a friend to Vets

Texas Congressman Chet Edwards Wednesday introduced an emotional video about America’s veteran, touting Sen. Barack Obama as a friend to veterans, criticizing Sen. John McCain, a Vietnam veteran for his record on veteran's issues.

Treatment for Vets’ Brain Injuries Should Be a No-Brainer

There is no question that Sgt. Darren Mischke is a wounded warrior. After two tours in Iraq, the 27-year-old Army vet suffers from nosebleeds,...

CO Senators Ask For Wider Probe Into Mental Health For Vets

Colorado Sens. Ken Salazar and Wayne Allard asked the Government Accountability Office (GAO) Tuesday to expand its investigation into mental health treatment for veterans...

Iraq War Dominates Greeley Protest

UPDATED 11-9-2006: With the newly announced resignation of Defense Secreatary Donald Rumsfeld, the Iraq and Afghanistan wars will become the central focus for Colorado's...
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