Archives: Angela King

Addressing the V.A. Backlog

As more and more troops return home from Iraq and Afghanistan, claims for veterans’ benefits are increasing everyday. But currently about 600,000 benefits claims qualify as “backlogged,” meaning they’ve been pending for more than 125 days. This hour we explore what’s being done to speed the process, and when vets can realistically expect a solution

School Shooting in Cleveland/Making OSU Veteran-Friendly

A school shooting in Cleveland is not the first school shooting of its kind and it probably will not be the last. So, how do we prepare for school shootings in order to increase survival? Then, for most young soldiers returning to the U.S., getting a college degree is a priority. But how can faculty ensure that a university is veteran-friendly?