Steve Walsh appears in the following:
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
California is the latest state to begin legal recreational sale of marijuana. That presents a challenge to the thousands of active duty military — and their families — who must navigate changing attitudes toward marijuana use, which is still prohibited under federal law.
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
The Marines' signature military skill, amphibious landing, is rehearsed but has not been used under fire since the Korean War. The corps is working to keep it relevant in a changing world of warfare.
Monday, September 18, 2017
The VA is preparing for an increase in Vietnam veterans seeking mental health treatment after PBS airs a Vietnam documentary. Mental health professionals say it could trigger PTSD and depression.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Soldiers at the remote Fort Irwin, Calif., center are training with a new generation of cyber weapons. Turns out, electronic gizmos can make a difference on a real life battlefield.
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
Everything fell apart for Shaun Tullar after his brother died in Afghanistan. He became homeless and eventually went to prison. A VA-run recovery program is helping him and others after their release.
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
As the Pentagon gives the Guard a new mission to defend government systems from cyberattacks, the Guard hopes these new units will help keep troops with IT skills from leaving the service.
Monday, May 25, 2015
How did a monument to the USS Maine, which sank in Havana Harbor in 1898, come to rest in Indiana? The answer tells a lot about the power and influence of veterans, years after war.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
The Vietnam War changed the National Guard.
During that conflict, joining the guard was seen as a way to avoid the draft; during America's recent wars, the guard and reserve made up nearly half the forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.
You can trace the transformation of the guard back to ...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Indiana's National Guard is fighting to stay relevant after the base has quieted dramatically now that troops have come home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Veterans may go outside the VA for private medical care if they had to wait more than 30 days for an appointment or live more than 40 miles from a VA facility. The location rule has been updated.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Last year, Congress tried to make getting care for vets easier by giving them the option of going outside of VA facilities. Seems pretty simple, but making that rule work hasn't been all that easy.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Veterans service officers often help veterans successfully navigate the complicated benefits process. For instance, not all vets in Indiana know about VSOs or have access to them.
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Just months after Wade Ingram became police chief in Gary, Ind., in January 2012, he began an unusual initiative: visiting the family of each of the city's homicide victims.
That's meant many visits for Ingram.
Violent crime is down in nearly every category in Gary — but not homicides. The ...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Legislative battles are being fought around the country over whether or not to let home-schooled students play on public high school teams.
Roughly half of U.S. states have passed laws making them eligible to play on the teams. Advocates have dubbed them "Tim Tebow bills," after the NFL quarterback who ...