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

Stacy Bannerman testifies before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs in 2006. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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After Combat Stress, Violence Can Show Up At Home

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After The Battle, The Harvest: Programs Help Vets Move Into Farming

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Despite Low Unemployment, Veterans Struggle To Find Meaningful Jobs

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For The VA's Broken Health System, The Fix Needs A Fix

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The Keils play with their twins, Matthew and Faith, at their home near Parker, Colo., in 2012. Ed Andrieski/AP hide caption

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For Fertility Treatment, Wounded Veterans Have To Pay The Bill

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Former U.S. Marine Daniel Torres stands outside the Deported Veteran Support House, known as the The Bunker, in eastern Tijuana. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Service Members, Not Citizens: Meet The Veterans Who Have Been Deported

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Veterans' Advocates Highlight Progress On Homelessness, Claims Backlog

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Defying Stereotypes, Number Of Incarcerated Veterans In U.S. Drops

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Advocates Question Whether Veterans Day Promotions Have Gotten Off Track

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VA Restores Benefits To Vietnam Vet After Believing He Was Dead

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David Carlson served two tours in Iraq while in the military. Courtesy of David Carlson hide caption

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Behind Bars, Vets With PTSD Face A New War Zone, With Little Support

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Thousands Of U.S. Military Interpreters Wait For Visas

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AK, in a tan T-shirt on the left, his face blurred for his protection, was an Afghan interpreter who worked for the U.S. military. He poses with Afghan commandos in front of a controlled explosion. AK worked closely with American Jonathan Schmidt, in the dark tan shirt and a baseball cap (in the center). AK was with Schmidt when he was killed in a 2012 firefight. AK is now seeking a U.S. visa. Courtesy of Phil Schmidt hide caption

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American Dad Fights For The Afghan Interpreter Who Aided His Fallen Son

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U.S. Office Of Special Counsel Calls Out VA Firing Of Whistleblowers

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Melissa Stockwell Among Triathletes Aiming To Make Rio's Paralympics

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