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A solution to the VA’s backlog of disability claims will come one soldier at a time.

By Greg Jaffe

  • May 21, 2014

When asked what they miss about the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, veterans speak in a unified voice: their band of brothers.

By Scott Clement

  • Apr 21, 2014

The transition to civilian life becomes defined by isolation for many.

By Eli Saslow

  • Apr 19, 2014

Female veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan have returned from war facing heightened family and emotional strains compared with their male counterparts. And women are uncertain about what the military is doing to prevent sexual harassment.

By Peyton Craighill

  • Apr 14, 2014

Service members who are sexually assaulted face agonizing decisions about speaking up or staying silent.

By Stephanie McCrummen

  • Apr 12, 2014

A poll of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans finds war wounds concentrated among Army and Marines.

By Peyton Craighill

  • Apr 9, 2014

More than half of the 2.6 million service members dispatched to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan say their health is now worse.

By Rajiv Chandrasekaran

  • Apr 9, 2014

Despite dividing over wars’ value, veterans are confident in the decision to enlist

By Scott Clement

  • Apr 8, 2014

People who served are more likely to be connected to other veterans and feel disconnected from civilian life.

By Mark Berman

  • Apr 7, 2014

A survey of returning Iraq and Afghanistan veterans explores mental health problems.

By Scott Clement, Peyton M. Craighill

  • Apr 3, 2014

So says a new WaPo poll.

By Scott Clement

  • Apr 2, 2014

A consultancy adviser and former Defense official suggests ways to offer more and better assistance.

By Michèle A. Flournoy

  • Apr 2, 2014

Independents make up the bulk of vets.

By Peyton Craighill

  • Apr 1, 2014

A new survey of post-9/11 veterans finds many factors play role in views of wars

By Scott Clement

  • Apr 1, 2014

Veteran and expert Phillip Carter reflects on a recent poll of those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

By Phillip Carter, an Iraq veteran and former Army officer, directs the veterans research program at the Center for a New American Security.

  • Apr 1, 2014

A new survey reveals wars’ toll on post-9/11 veterans

By Scott Clement

  • Mar 31, 2014

Get a detailed view of the data from the survey conducted by The Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation. View by military branch, combat arms/combat support, gender and other groups.

  • Mar 30, 2014

Read the full survey given to veterans who served in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Mar 30, 2014

Explore results of a landmark survey of those who served in the Iraq or Afghanistan wars as members of the U.S. military in the period after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, including those who are currently on active duty.

  • Mar 30, 2014

A nationwide poll of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans reveals the profound and enduring effects of war on 2.6 million who have served.

By Rajiv Chandrasekaran

  • Mar 30, 2014
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