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Battleship Texas Reunion

Posted on · A group of men from all over the country held a reunion this past weekend, returning once again to the place that brings them all together — the Battleship Texas. These are men who served on the Texas during World War Two, and their numbers get smaller every year. Jim Bell reports.

Veterans Call to Action

Returning Vets- Part 4

Posted on · For every problem returning veterans face there's a program or service to help them. But even with some of the best medical and social care in the nation—Houston still has ground to cover to keep up with the needs of the growing veteran population. Laurie Johnson has the series 'Returning Veterans: A Call To Action.'

Veterans Call to Action

Returning Vets Series- Part 3

Posted on · Every type of resource a veteran could ever need is available in Houston. But there are still vets who end up without medical care—unemployed and on the streets. As Laurie Johnson reports in part three of a four-part series—veterans come home expecting to rebuild their lives. But for some of them—a return to civilian life leaves them destitute.

Veterans Call to Action

Returning Vets- Part 2

Posted on · The presence of the Texas Medical Center and the VA Hospital are significant assets for the region and for vets. As Laurie Johnson reports in part two of a four-part series— Houston has everything to offer for returning veterans— once they actually decide to look for help.

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Creation of AFIRM

Posted on · The Department of Defense wants to rapidly move some of the latest medical technologies from labratories to battlefields. A collaboration between Rice University and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is part of that effort. Rod Rice has more.