Army surgeon struggles to heal from PTSD after Iraq tours
Two harrowing tours as a trauma surgeon in Iraq led Tara Dixon to attempt suicide, but the 40-year-old former Army reservist says helping to save the lives of her fellow comrades was "worth it all." "If I could go back there and not only help save ...
Iraq's Kurdish region pursues ties with Turkey — for energy revenue and ...
IRBIL, Iraq — As the rest of Iraq descends into a crisis of deepening violence, the autonomous enclave of Kurdistan is enlisting the help of an unlikely ally, Turkey, to reach for a long-delayed dream of independence. In many ways, Iraqi Kurdistan ...
Turkey and Iraq work to repair bilateral ties
Iraq-Turkey pipeline capacity to be raised
Iraq minister, BP boss visit flashpoint Kirkuk oilfield to win support
Calif. town raises money to build new home for Iraq vet
LANCASTER, Calif. – When Jerral Hancock came home from the Iraq war missing one arm, with another that barely worked and a paralyzed body that was burned all over, he was a hero to this Mojave Desert town that wears its military pride on its sleeve.
Thank you, Iraq war veterans: Column
My first trip to the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery was on a rainy Friday afternoon, soon after my arrival in Washington. As the newly appointed ambassador to the United States from Iraq, it was important for me to honor the brave ...
Iraqis Thank US Troops and Seek New Partnership
Lancaster High School students heard his plight and that he was trapped in ...
When Jerral Hancock came home from the Iraq war paralyzed and missing one arm, he was hailed a hero. But despite the good will from his Mojave Desert town, his care was shockingly poor and for six months he was trapped in his mobile home, 'like a ...
PHOTOS: High school seniors build Iraq veteran a new home
Iraq War Veteran to Get Handicapped Accessible Home From Lancaster High ...
Students build a better house for wounded soldier who couldn't get around his ...
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More Iraq, Afghanistan vets going from service member to member of Congress
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Today, a total of 16 members have served in Iraq or Afghanistan, including the first two female combat veterans ever to be elected to Congress. That makes them the largest contingent of former service members to come to Capitol Hill since the 1980s, ...
Iraq, Afghanistan change the face of Veterans Day
'War changes you fundamentally': PTSD affects 1 in 5 veterans of Iraq, Afghanistan
Oswego honors veterans, dedicates Iraq and Afghanistan memorial
Covington Marine paralyzed in Iraq tells crowd at Veterans Day service 'it was ...
Marine Cpl. Matthew Cole has “no regrets” about his decision to join the Marines — even though he suffered a life-changing injury that left him paralyzed from the chest down. It was a career he chose as a young boy, when he started asking questions ...
Iraq women lament costs of US invasion
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - One year after the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, then-President George W. Bush told a gathering at the White House: "Every woman in Iraq is better off because the rape rooms and torture chambers of Saddam Hussein are forever closed.".
We can only truly assess the Iraq war once Chilcot delivers
When it was set up in 2009 by Gordon Brown, the inquiry chaired by Sir John Chilcot into how Britain went to war in Iraq was supposed to take a year to complete. Four years later, it appears no closer to drawing to a close, with some wondering whether ...
Angry Shi'ites storm Schlumberger camp at Iraq's Rumaila oilfield
BASRA, Iraq Nov 11 (Reuters) - Dozens of angry Shi'ite Muslim workers and tribesmen stormed a Schlumberger Ltd camp at one of Iraq's main oilfields and wrecked offices early on Monday after accusing a foreign security adviser of insulting their ...