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Was Hasan suffering from PTSD?
Was Hasan suffering from PTSD?
| November 13, 2009
Rx for Barack
President Barack Obama is taking his vacation not a moment too soon. As his painfully poor performance in the health-care debate shows, he is way off his game. He clearly needs some time to recharge his batteries.
It's time for a dose of reality
| August 21, 2009
Tours of duty
Clifford and Bang will celebrate Memorial Day weekend together at Highland Kitchen in Somerville this Sunday in a program called "Basic Training: An Evening of Art, Music, and Poetry."
John Clifford and Billy Bang's Vietnam; plus Icons Among Us and bye-bye Jazz Brunch
| May 22, 2009
The amount of research that Jason Notte conducted for his extensive article on the surge in suicides in the military is worthy of a Pulitzer Prize.
Letters to the Boston editor, March 27, 2009
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| March 25, 2009
Gulf War vet 'saved' by Phoenix article
Yesterday, we published "Soldiers Committing Suicide," by Jason Notte, and just hours later, Mike Fitzgerald left our Portland editor a voicemail saying he's experiencing the same things a man described in the story had.
Portland Marine Corps vet shares his heart-wrenching story
| March 13, 2009
Soldiers committing suicide
On July 22, 2004, unable to handle the intensity anymore — the daily vomiting, the feeling that he was a murderer — Lucey wrapped a garden hose around his neck and hanged himself.
US troops are killing themselves in record numbers
| March 11, 2009
What about McCain’s mental health?
While some worry about the impact of John McCain’s age on his physical health and his potential longevity in office, others are more concerned about his mental health.
MARY ANN SORRENTINO
| July 02, 2008
Peaks Island veteran collects stories of war's atrocities
Thirty-six years ago, more than 100 Vietnam veterans gathered in Detroit to describe and expose war crimes perpetrated by themselves and their fellow soldiers.
| December 05, 2007
Whereas active-duty soldiers return as a group to a military base upon coming home, National Guard members disperse into their civilian communities.
You want the troops out of Iraq? Next, we have to get Iraq out of the troops.
| July 11, 2007
Three years ago, state government hired Scientific Games Corporation, its long-time lottery contractor, to monitor the slot-machine receipts at the state’s first casino.
Why is the state's gambling watchdog getting a bite of slot-machine profits?
| June 06, 2007
Lobbyists in the Maine State House outnumber legislators and do everything from write laws to raise political-campaign funds, so regulating lobbyists has long been a progressive priority.
What’s the matter with Maine progressives?
| March 02, 2006
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