A new law could be a huge help for veterans dealing with post traumatic stress. The PAWS Act will have the VA start a five year pilot program to provide service dogs to veterans with PTSD. FOX 7 Austin's Mike Warren spoke to Terri Gunn Stringer from Patriot Paws about the law.
A new study finds suicide among veterans and active duty military continues to be a problem that's not getting any better. FOX 7 Austin's Mike Warren talked about the study's findings with Director of Mental Health at the Texas Veterans Commission Dr. Blake Harris.
There's a push for the City of Austin to create an Office of Veteran and Military Affairs. Chair of the Austin Veterans Commission Manuel Jimenez is the person behind that push and he talks about why he feels its important.
Executive Director of Texas NORML Jax Finkel talks to FOX 7 Austin's Mike Warren about medical marijuana options for veterans in Texas who are dealing with PTSD.
The American Soldier is a solo show written by Douglas Taurel and is based on real stories and letters from veteran letters. Douglas joins Mike Warren to talk more about his play, which is currently being performed in Granbury.
Veterans who are interested in getting a degree have a chance to do so for free. FOX 7 Austin's Mike Warren talks about the program with Marine veteran Michael Glazebrook.
Derek Knapp, an army veteran and the executive director of Restoration Ranch, talks about how the ranch provides a safe haven for veterans and horses.
In this FOX 7 Care Force, we are looking at the powerful and some would say mysterious connection between veterans and horses, and there's a non-profit organization in Bastrop that's using that connection to help veterans and horses heal.
Brendan Duebner with Life Skills for Soldiers joins Mike Warren on FOX 7 Austin to talk about how his organization is helping service members transition to civilian life.
Dee Blasik, veteran, caregiver and advocate, joins Mike Warren on FOX 7 Austin to talk about her experiences as a caregiver.
Mike Warren speaks with Blake Holbrook, an Iraq veteran and PTSD survivor who is also a counselor with the Samaritan Center, about what resources are available to help veterans.
A Central Texas community is honoring its veterans with a new monument and park, Mike Warren has more.
Honor Flight Austin takes veterans to our nation's capital to see the memorials dedicated to their honor.
The group takes veterans to our nation's capital to see the memorials dedicated to their honor. FOX 7 Austin's Mike Warren talked more about the mission with Chairman Matt Mathias.
The Boot Campaign is on a mission to unite Americans in honoring and restoring the lives of veterans and military families. FOX 7 Austin's Mike Warren learned more about it from CEO Shelly Kirkland.
The goal of the Texas Veterans Commission is to improve the quality of life for the men and women who've served our country. FOX 7 Austin's Mike Warren learned more about the service from Program Manager Anna Baker.
The Austin Veterans Arts Festival helps veterans heal through art. FOX 7 Austin's Mike Warren has more.
Marjorie Eastman with Count Every Hero joins Mike Warren on FOX 7 Austin to talk about the organization's efforts to ensure every servicemember's right to vote is protected and counted.
Forensic psychologist Dr. Blake Harris, the director of the Texas Veterans Commission's mental health department, joins Mike Warren on FOX 7 Austin to talk about how the COVID-19 pandemic is playing a role in reports of increased military suicides.
Dr. Elisa Borah with UT's School of Social Work and founder of the Veteran Spouse Network joins Mike Warren on FOX 7 Austin to talk about the organization in greater detail.