Military

TPR/NPR's coverage of Military and Veterans' issues. The Military Desk at Texas Public Radio is made possible in part by Baird Foundation Repair.

For specific stories from the American Homefront Project, see also this special section, archived at this link.

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This past spring, commanders at the Army health system's flagship Brooke Army Medical Center shut down operating rooms and curtailed elective surgeries due to a shortage of sterile equipment. They've since taken steps to fix the problem.


A workshop in New York uses creative writing and Shakespearean monologues to help veterans heal.

Carson Frame / TPR News

  A non-profit for military entrepreneurs celebrated the launch of its San Antonio chapter Friday.


States and cities around the country are ramping up their efforts to attract military retirees, whose presence can be good for the local economy.

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Local veteran Andrew Sims began cycling 22 miles in 22 days on Veterans Day to bring awareness to the fact that 22 veterans commit suicide every day.

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