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Air Force One lands at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, May 27, 2016. President Barack Obama visited MCAS Iwakuni and spoke with service members and their families after the Ise-Shima Group of Seven Summit meeting. The G7 Summit is a meeting of the leaders of the G7 countries which include: Japan, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, and Canada. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Nathan Wicks/Released)

Obama visits MCAS Iwakuni

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May 28, 2016
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- President Barack Obama visited Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, May 27, 2016, after the Ise-Shima Group of Seven Summit meeting.
Clockwise from top left, Leonard Glenn Francis is seen with Vice Adm. Scott Buskirk, Adm Robert Willard, Adm. Mike Mullen and Adm. Samuel Locklear. (Courtesy photos obtained by The Washington Post)

The man who seduced the 7th fleet: Fat Leonard's trail of corruption

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May 28, 2016
For months, a small team of U.S. Navy investigators and federal prosecutors secretly devised options for a high-stakes international manhunt. Could the target be snatched from his...
The Rev. John Weatherly, a retired Army colonel, is chaplain at St Mark's Episcopal Church. He served tours in Bosnia and Iraq; he has participated in several workshops on post-traumatic stress disorder and can speak about trauma from a chaplain's point of view. 	 Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post

A place for broken chaplains to turn

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May 31, 2016
 The pre-war Pastor Matthew Williams had gone to seminary, was ordained and thought he understood why people suffer. "God allows suffering because this world is temporary," is how...
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters and bikers at a Rolling Thunder rally at the National Mall in Washington, Sunday, May 29, 2016. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP

Trump: Those in US illegally treated better than veterans

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May 31, 2016
 WASHINGTON — Republican Donald Trump told a motorcycle rally on Sunday that people in the U.S. illegally often are cared for better than the nation's military veterans, without...
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or EMDR, is designed to help the brain unlock traumatic memories and reprocess them into more positive thoughts. During a session, the client may be asked to focus on a memory while stimulation is used such as eye movements, tapping or sounds. After each association is processed, the “bilateral” stimulation continues until the original issue is no longer disturbing. U.S. Marine Corps photo

Alternate PTSD therapy for vets ruffles VA feathers, but gets results

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May 31, 2016
  Even before she left for Afghanistan, Katie Helmer knew she was going to have trouble when she got back.