Benjamin Busch has written about veterans issues in his memoir Dust to Dust and in publications such as Harper’s. 

WSW: The Strain on Military Families

Nov 4, 2015
Tony Ding, the Associated Press

Update: the start time of Col. Pereira's presentation at WMU has been corrected - see below.  

Angela Pereira spent 25 years in the U.S. Army, retiring with the rank of colonel. For most of those years, she was a military social worker assisting those in uniform dealing with family problems as well as mental health issues like PTSD


"KALAMAZOO, MI — A Kalamazoo airman was among five military members killed Sunday, Oct. 12, in a helicopter crash in Kabul, Afghanistan."(Kalamazoo Gazette)

"BATTLE CREEK, MI – Military personnel at Fort Custer in Battle Creek are excited about the chances of landing a missile defense system to safeguard the eastern United States – even though a major decision on the matter appears to be many months away." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

The Michigan Senate has put its support behind a possible missile defense program at Fort Custer after adopting a resolution of support on Thursday. Fort Custer is one of four sites under consideration for a possible ground-based interceptor ballistic missile defense mission. (Battle Creek Enquirer)