Steve Walsh appears in the following:
Tuesday, January 04, 2022
Hearings are underway this week at Camp Pendleton over the deaths of nine service members, eight Marines and a sailor, when their landing craft sank off the coast of southern California.
Monday, December 13, 2021
Seaman Apprentice Ryan Sawyer Mays, the sailor accused of setting the fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard in 2020, will be in court Monday for the first time.
Monday, December 06, 2021
Many people who fought and died on behalf of the U.S. during 20 years of war in Afghanistan were contractors, not troops. It's part of a change in how America fights wars, and it has consequences.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Caught up in the chaos of the last days of the U.S. engagement in Afghanistan, one former interpreter is getting back to the difficult task of creating a new life in his adopted country.
Monday, October 04, 2021
KPBS' Steve Walsh reports on the mental health struggles veterans face and the lack of support they receive from the military.
Thursday, August 26, 2021
As chaos at the Kabul airport continues, Afghan allies are increasingly desperate to flee. They're reaching out to friends, volunteers and veterans groups ahead of the U.S. evacuation deadline.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Many veterans long supported an end to the war in Afghanistan, but they also watched with anger and disbelief as the country fell — seemingly overnight — to the Taliban.
Thursday, August 05, 2021
Federal investigators have named the 20-year-old sailor who they believe is responsible for destroying a multi-billion dollar Naval ship by arson.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Most U.S. troops are out of Afghanistan. The survivors of a deadly helicopter crash there 15 years ago reflect on the close of the 20-year war, and why for them, time does not heal all wounds.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
The Marines are the last service to integrate women into boot camp. For the first time this spring, female recruits completed the grueling boot camp in San Diego.
Thursday, May 06, 2021
One of Naval Aviation's few openly gay pilots is leaving his military career behind after only six years, citing harassment as the reason.
Wednesday, April 07, 2021
Every unit is holding a "stand down" to talk about extremism in the ranks. But the armed forces are still grappling with fundamental questions of how to define, identify and best deal with it.
Monday, April 05, 2021
The military nears a deadline for mandatory talks about extremism in the ranks after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin ordered the stand downs.
Monday, February 15, 2021
Female Marine recruits started basic training for the first time in the 100-year history of boot camp in San Diego. The Corps is under a congressional mandate to end segregated recruit training.
Wednesday, February 03, 2021
The Navy has come out with its long-awaited report on racial bias. Despite critics saying the effort feels watered down, Navy leadership says they intend to create lasting change.
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
A growing number of those who participated in the siege of the U.S. Capitol were vets. While veterans groups are aware of extremism in their ranks, there are few resources to tackle the issue head on.
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
The Pentagon requires services to consider whether wounds of war played a role in behavior. As a Marine fights to stay in the corps, he wants his combat-related mental health issues to be considered.
Friday, November 06, 2020
Some say Black sailors have to navigate both unconscious and active bias in the Navy.
Friday, October 30, 2020
Most overseas troops use the mail and the law requires their ballots to go out early.
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
In a year when millions of people are expected to vote by mail, overseas troops were among the first to receive their ballots. Federal law requires they go out at least 45 days before the election.