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This Veterans Day, how does Military City, U.S.A. honor and support women veterans? What more can be done to help women who served in the military transition back to civilian life? U.S. Army veterans Robin Harder and Laly Cholak speak on "The Source." 

At "recreational therapy" camps, outdoor activities and mindfulness help veterans with PTSD, sexual trauma, and other issues.

"Ring of Red: A Barrio Story" relies on oral histories to tell the rarely heard stories of Mexican-American veterans.

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For veterans who need things like wheelchairs, walkers, and artificial limbs, getting them from the Department of Veterans Affairs can be a difficult, lengthy process. According to the agency’s own numbers, thousands have waited longer than 30 days for their requests to be fulfilled.