Category - veterans

  • 11 Nov 2012

    A US Army veteran of the Iraqi War will lead a student-initiated remembrance at the pacifist Eastern Mennonite University on 12 November 2012.

  • 12 Nov 2010

    It is grimly ironic, says Savi Hensman, that on Armistice Day UK news headlines included the announcement of a new benefits system which punishes the ‘workshy’ and a report showing inadequate care for many elderly NHS patients undergoing surgery.

  • 10 Nov 2010

    Veterans in both the US and UK are more likely to serve prison sentences for violent and sexual offences than those in the civilian population.

  • 4 Sep 2008

    US police have staged preemptive armed raids targeting protesters and alternative media around the Republican National Convention - including thousands of people demonstrating about war world poverty throughout the week.

  • 21 Feb 2008

    War is hellish and so are its consequences, says Andrew Weaver. As the next anniversary of the Iraq war looms, the pastoral and psychological needs of veterans must not be forgotten.