American Homefront Project
- Jan. 20
- Levi Bridges/American Homdefront
While the impeachment case centers on President Trump's handling of military aid to Ukraine, U.S. troops deployed in Ukraine say their mission hasn't changed.
- Jan. 15
- Stephanie Colombini / American Homefront
The VA has eliminated the designated smoking areas at its hospitals, clinics, and other buildings. It's a difficult transition for some patients, visitors, and VA workers.
On Monday, Congressman Duncan D. Hunter will resign. There will be no special election for the 50th Congressional District. Local vets reveal their thoughts on the situation with Iran. And homelessness is spreading to the suburbs.
- Jan. 2
- Austin Cross/American Homefront
For an organization that's still strongly associated with entertainers of the past, like Bob Hope, it's a constant challenge to stay relevant to today's service members.
- Dec. 20, 2019
- Stephanie Colombini/WUNC
On a recent afternoon, a dozen or so veterans sat around a table at the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital in Tampa preparing for a musical performance.
- Dec. 5, 2019
- Emily Elena Dugdale/American Homefront
The University of California, Irvine study found that combat exposure is almost as likely to cause grief as it is to lead to PTSD.
- Dec. 4, 2019
- Taylor Allen / American Homefront
The Army has embraced esports as a recruiting tool to reach young adults, who are drawn to the fast-paced action of military-themed games.
- Dec. 3, 2019
- Stephanie Colombini/American Homefront
Military health officials say troops are engaging in more high-risk sexual behavior, and part of the reason might be the popularity of smartphone dating apps.
- Nov. 27, 2019
- Carson Fame/American Homefront
The Defense Department Inspector General found that the military handles domestic violence on base inconsistently, leading to fewer prosecutions and ongoing danger for the people who are abused.
- Nov. 15, 2019
- Zachariah Hughes/American Homefront
The Pentagon is preparing for potential missions in newly navigable Arctic seas, raising hopes the military will reinhabit a long-abandoned Navy base on an Alaskan island.
- Nov. 11, 2019
- By Steve Walsh
Not everyone in a military uniform will be considered a veteran when they leave the service, including some National Guard troops who have served along the border.
- Nov. 4, 2019
- Libby Denkmann/AmericanHomefront
For the first time in decades, veterans and local military families have access to a final resting place alongside fellow servicemembers in the city of Los Angeles.
- Oct. 30, 2019
- By Steve Walsh
The Secretary of the Navy is looking is looking at all aspects of the Navy and Marine Judge Advocate General programs.
- Oct. 28, 2019
- Dan Boyce/American Homefront
The famous structure and popular tourist site will undergo a renovation project that's expected to last almost four years.
- Oct. 11, 2019
- Jay Price/American Homefront
The Pentagon says reported cases of heat exhaustion jumped nearly 50 percent between 2014 and 2018.