This week's cover story, "Competitive skiing kept Army veteran Joel Hunt from going downhill," details the story of Hunt, who in a five-year span has gone from being a recently discharged Iraq war veteran struggling with debilitating injuries to a pro skier with a shot at the 2014 Paralympics in Rus ... More >>
In The Revenant, a soldier dies in Iraq, only to awaken back home as a member of the living dead. But this particular undead guy isn't quite a vampire, and he isn't quite a zombie -- he's a revenant, a restless spirit returned in corporeal form. From that relatively straightforward premise, and a he ... More >>
According to the Department of Defense, members of the American military committed suicide at the rate of one every 36 hours between 2005 and 2010.
Ten years into the war in the Middle East, with troops officially set to exit Iraq in January, the problem of service members returning home de ... More >>
Emad Hussain.President Barack Obama announced last Friday that the vast majority of U.S. troops -- about 39,000 of them -- would be out of Iraq by December 31. But not everyone is happy about the imminent end of the ten-year-involvement, including Emad Hussain, a former member of the Iraqi Ol ... More >>
"Come home."Today, President Barack Obama, who's due back in Denver next week after a visit late last month, announced the end of the Iraq war, more or less, with the vast majority of U.S. troops due out before 2011 bids adieu. Colorado Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet quickly released ... More >>
Quad rugby. On Sunday, hundreds of military veterans in wheelchairs will gather in Civic Center Park to kick off the 30th annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games, which are being hosted for the first time in Denver. Events include wheelchair basketball, weightlifting, trap shooting and quad ... More >>
"Iraq veteran Nic Gray talks to Westword about the night he can't remember."This week's cover story relates the tale of how Nic Gray, an Iraq war veteran, got caught up in the criminal justice system and eventually landed in an innovative new program called the El Paso County veterans treatment cour ... More >>