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  • General Material
September 2010

Purple Hearts Elusive For Traumatic Brain Injuries

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The U.S. Army honors soldiers wounded or killed in combat with the Purple Heart, a powerful symbol designed to recognize their sacrifice and service. Yet Army commanders have routinely denied Purple Hearts to soldiers who have sustained concussions in Iraq, despite regulations that make such wounds eligible for the medal, an investigation by NPR and ProPublica has found.
  • General Material
May 2010

Military Sexual Trauma: A Little Known Veteran Issue

This radio interview discusses the military sexual trauma and related challenges face by a veteran who experienced sexual harassment while serving in the military. Rachel Cesar shares her story, and discusses homelessness, the pursuit of help and healing, and issues faced by women veterans specifically.
  • General Material
December 2008

Hairdressers Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence

This podcast spotlights New York hairdressers who are partnering to fight domestic violence by learning the warning signs and extending help to clients who may be suffering in silence by participating in the Beauty Salon Awareness Project.
  • General Material
July 2003

Domestic Violence High for Mail Order Brides

This radio program talks about domestic violence experienced by immigrant women who come to the country after getting married to American men through international match making businesses.