A U.S. soldier who lost all four of his limbs while serving in Afghanistan is looking to help others with war injuries continue their healing at a retreat. Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills says support from his family aided his recovery and he's looking to help others.
Veterans advocates in Nova Scotia are blasting the federal government for its inaction on a promise to re-introduce life-long pensions for those injured in uniform, and say the provinces aren't doing enough to fight for needed health care resources.
Canada's military ombudsman is taking aim at the armed forces for cutting loose ill and injured service members before they know what services and benefits the soldiers are getting from the Veterans Affairs Department.
The military ombudsman has, for the first time, literally mapped out the numerous hurdles which ill and injured soldiers are forced to jump as they leave the Canadian Forces and re-enter civilian life.