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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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Kyle Cope / U.S. Air Force

In response to a string of suicides in the Air Force, every base is holding a one day stand down, where airmen can learn and talk about mental health issues.

 

The U.S. Air Force is making an effort to combat rising rates of suicide in its ranks through a mandatory one day "stand down" at every base around the country.

Carson Frame | TPR News

San Antonio-area World War II veterans who were unable to travel to Europe for the 75th anniversary of D-Day got special recognition at Fort Sam Houston on Tuesday. 


Lt. Gen. Nadja Y. West, the 44th Surgeon General of the United States Army and commanding general, U.S. Army Medical Command renders honors during a Twilight Tattoo performance, on Summerall Field, Joint Base Myer Henderson-Hall, Va., May 9, 2019.
Sgt. Nicholas Holmes | 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment

Lt. Gen. Nadja West, head of Army Medical Command, relinquished her command Friday at a ceremony at Fort Sam Houston. West became the 44th Army Surgeon General in December 2015. She's the first black female lieutenant general in the Army and the highest-ranking woman to graduate from West Point. 

Inside of a permanent party dorm at JBSA-Lackland, workers rip up carpet as part of their mold remediation efforts.
Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland became the focus of national media attention in late July after a Facebook page, amn/nco/snco, shared photos of rampant mold growth in its technical training dormitories. 


The legislation requires the government to expand fertility coverage for service members and veterans who've suffered war-related reproductive injuries.

Sean Worrell | 502nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Air Education and Training Command, headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, welcomed a new leader on July 26. 

Curtis Creech and his research mentor Katerina Stujkova investigate cell constructs in a lab at UTSA.
Carson Frame | TPR News

The National Science Foundation has awarded UTSA more than $300,000 to expand a research pipeline to help active-duty soldiers and military veterans. The BRAVe program recruits undergraduates — many of whom have served — to work on biomedical engineering projects related to battlefield trauma care.


Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael Perolio during a deployment.
Courtesy of AETC Public Affairs

A special warfare training instructor assigned to Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland received the nation’s third highest medal for gallantry Thursday. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael Perolio saved lives during an unexpected attack in eastern Afghanistan last year. 


A thousand National Guard troops from Texas will try to address one of the unintended results of President Trump’s immigration crackdown -- traffic jams that are slowing international commerce.

Jennifer Emerling | Arts in the Armed Forces

Arts in the Armed Forces is a non-profit founded by Adam Driver, an Academy Award-nominated actor and Marine. The program is coming to San Antonio on Saturday, June 29, for a one-time reading of Sam Shepard’s True West for the local military community.

Tickets are free of charge to all active military and veterans (including Guard/Reserves), their dependents and providers who work with service members and veterans.

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