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Suicide among veterans is a growing national problem, but many advocates say despite efforts to put bipartisan issues through Congress, little policy has been pushed forward to help vets at risk.
Actress Glenn Close visited Capitol Hill Wednesday to urge Congress to pass a bill that would broadly expand mental health services across the country.
First air traffic controllers. Then the Capital Police. Now staffers at Walter Reed are getting furlough notices and that has one veterans groups fuming that care could suffer for injured troops returning from Afghanistan.
While veterans groups are encouraged by news that Walmart plans to hire 100,000 veterans in the next five years, it says it's time for many more companies to step it up.
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