Military

TPR/NPR coverage of Military and Veterans' issues. For specific stories from the American Homefront Project, see also this special section, archived at this link.

Hundreds of veterans - who served in the U.S. military as non-citizens - were later deported for committing civilian crimes. 

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This week Fort Sam Houston is playing host to Panamax, an annual U.S. Southern Command-sponsored multinational exercise focused on maintaining the stability of the Panama Canal region. 26 countries are taking part.


Non-citizens are eligible to serve in the U.S. military. But even as veterans, they can still be deported if they commit crimes after they leave the service.

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Filmed over five years, THE WEIGHT OF HONOR follows the lives of the caregivers of veterans who have been catastrophically wounded in America’s longest war. Their lives are transformed overnight to 24/7 caregivers tasked with caring for their war-wounded. The film reveals the family dynamics, their relationships before the wounds of war, and the uncertainties that lie ahead.  

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It is likely that the state legislature will pass some type of annexation reform, Representative Roland Gutierrez said.

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