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Carson Frame

Reporter, Military and Veterans Issues

Carson graduated from the University of South Florida in 2011 with a B.A. in English and international studies, and earned a master's degree in journalism from New York University in 2017. Prior to coming to San Antonio, she worked as a news intern for WUSF Public Media, the NPR affiliate in Tampa, Florida. She's also contributed stories to Ms. Magazine, Chronogram, Souciant, and Bedford+Bowery, among others. Carson's audio work has appeared on the podcasts "Death, Sex & Money" (WNYC) and "Memory Motel" (Listening Booth Media).

Carson's reporting on military issues is part of The American Homefront Project, a public media collaboration that reports on American military life and veterans. Funding comes from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. 

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Gov. Greg Abbott stopped in San Antonio Friday to address the American Legion Department of Texas at its 100th annual convention.

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The Air Force activated its first special operations recruiting unit Friday at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The 330th recruiting squadron will target hard-to-fill positions with high attrition rates.


As the Senate considers Robert Wilkie's nomination for VA secretary, veterans groups worry that the agency's leadership gap has slowed its work.

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The U.S. military often fails to provide justice to the children of service members when they are sexually assaulted by other kids on base. But new legislation passed by the Senate Monday seeks to close a jurisdictional gap that contributes to the problem.


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The San Antonio chapters of the Citizens Climate Lobby, the Environmental Defense Fund, and the Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance held a panel discussion Saturday about how fossil fuel dependence affects national security — and how the military is primed to lead the transition into clean energy.


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