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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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A group of seniors at the University of Texas at San Antonio unveiled their video game projects to an audience of disabled veterans on Thursday.


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A resolution passed by the City Council on Thursday acknowledges the importance of maintaining Brooke Army Medical Center and its military missions in San Antonio.

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This past spring, commanders at the Army health system's flagship Brooke Army Medical Center shut down operating rooms and curtailed elective surgeries due to a shortage of sterile equipment. They've since taken steps to fix the problem.


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  A non-profit for military entrepreneurs celebrated the launch of its San Antonio chapter Friday.


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On a single night in January, 23,548 people experienced homelessness in Texas, a 1.8 percent increase over last year, according to the latest national estimate by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.


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Local veteran Andrew Sims began cycling 22 miles in 22 days on Veterans Day to bring awareness to the fact that 22 veterans commit suicide every day.

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At a rally in front of the Kerrville VA Medical Center Wednesday, veterans, community members, and VA employees gathered to demand that the VA fill thousands of job vacancies nationwide. They argued that current staffing levels create risks to patient safety and hazardous work environments.

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A mass shooting Nov. 5 in a Sutherland Springs church claimed 26 lives.  More than half a dozen of those killed came from one family, the Holcombes, who are now taking legal action.

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Ann and Danny Schladetzky are both Army retirees. For the last 14 years, they’ve welcomed soldiers into their home on Thanksgiving day. For many young soldiers attending training at Fort Sam Houston, it’s their first major holiday away from home.


U. S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder

A brush fire ignited in a rough terrain area at Joint Base San Antonio - Camp Bullis over the weekend. Officials from JBSA Fire Emergency Service responded to reports of a fire around 1 p.m. Saturday.

An immediate call went out for assistance from partner agencies, which included JBSA-Lackland, Fort Sam Houston and Randolph, as well as the San Antonio Fire Department and Bexar Bulverde Fire Department.

The 16-acre brush fire stayed contained to Camp Bullis, and was stopped more than 200 feet from the perimeter of the Dominion subdivision.

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