Quil Lawrence David Aquila ("Quil") Lawrence is an award-winning correspondent with NPR News.

End Of Life Care Can Be Different For Veterans

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A hospital bed is draped with a flag after a veteran died in the hospice ward at St. Albans VA in Queens, N.Y. Quil Lawrence/NPR hide caption

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VA Steps Up Programs As More Veterans Enter Hospice Care

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George Murray, who served in Vietnam, was able to access his medical benefits from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs relatively easily while living in Boston. But veterans living in other parts of Massachusetts, like Cape Cod, have more difficulty. Across the U.S., VA data show the unevenness in its benefit spending. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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VA Data Show Disparities In Veteran Benefits Spending

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Lawyers Try To Fight Death Penalty With New PTSD Understanding

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Military Policy Impedes Research On Traumatic Brain Injuries

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Tomas Young, Iraq War Veteran And Activist, Dies At 34

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BASETRACK Live incorporates photographs, videos and interviews to tell the story of warfare, both at home and abroad. Courtesy of En Garde Arts hide caption

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Veterans Voices Multitracked, Overdubbed, Amplified Through An Actor

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For some rural vets who live far from a VA hospital, getting medical care has meant driving a day or two from home, and missing work. iStockphoto hide caption

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A Benefit For Rural Vets: Getting Health Care Close To Home

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First National Mall Memorial Honoring Disabled Vets Opens In D.C.

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Homeless Vet's Story Illustrates Challenge In Getting Off The Street

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Alexander Morales, who served in the Army in the 1970s, with his family: wife Roberta; Elvia, 7, Elena, 8, and Elvira, 7 (in front), and Ruben Verdugo, 13, and Aaron D. Huerta, 17 (in back). Morales' family has been going for years to the Stand Down event in San Diego, where veterans receive assistance. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Homeless Vets: They're Not Just Single Men Anymore

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After Inspector General Report, Veterans Want More Than Promises

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VA's Inspector General Finds Faked Data At Hospitals Across U.S.

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Vance, who serves as a coach, founded the group after his own struggle with PTSD. He says it helped him get out of a dark place. He now has a degree in social work. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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First Rule Of This Fight Club: You Must Be A Veteran

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After 5 Weeks Of Haggling, Congress Inks Bipartisan VA Bill

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