War

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Brain Imaging Study at SLU Shows Effects of Combat

Dr. Tyler Roskos says veterans who suffered blast injuries have changes in brain tissue that are still apparent years after.

12/11/2013

Illinois Adjutant General William Enyart

Ill. Delegation Struggles With Decision on Syria

Bill Enyart, the southern Illinois Democrat who once headed Illinois’ National Guard, says he hasn’t made up his mind about President Obama’s call for limited military force against Syria.

09/06/2013

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McCaskill Chastises Kim Jong-un As “Irresponsible Young Man”

Maintains that “freaked out” Chinese hold key to preventing all-out war.

04/10/2013

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Charlie Brennan: Regretting Afghanistan & Homeless

Do you regret that our country began a war in Afghanistan a decade ago?

05/14/2012

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Capitol Perspectives: Budget War Stories

With the past week’s budget filibuster in Missouri’s Senate, I thought some of the war stories of past years would be of interest.

05/04/2012

Homeless Vet, Getty Images, Mitchell Funk

Homeless Vets Still a Problem in Illinois

Erica Borggren, director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs, says mentally unstable veterans have trouble maintaining jobs, and unemployment leads to homelessness

03/21/2012

A Desert Soldiers Memorial on the steps on the Soldiers Memorial in downtown St. Louis.

Names Of Fallen Servicemen Read All Night

A 12 hour reading of the names of those who lost their lives in service began at 9:11 Friday night.

01/27/2012

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St. Louis Will Be First In Nation To Throw City-Wide Welcome Home For Iraq Vets

Grass-roots campaign raises $25K for parade.

01/16/2012

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St. Louis Man, 91, Receives Long-Deserved WWII Medals

Navy veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor receives nine overdue medals.

02/14/2011

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