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Many LGBTQ veterans face long waits for access to benefits

Dec 23, 2020
Veterans with discharges linked to their sexual orientation may be denied benefits until getting a discharge upgrade. But the process can take years.
The type of discharge a veteran has matters for the types of benefits they receive and can affect future employment.
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How VA-trained psychiatrists are bringing their skills to civilians with PTSD

Nov 28, 2018
PTSD treatment so far has focused mostly on veterans, but that's changing.
PTSD treatment so far has focused mostly on veterans, but that's changing.
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