Wednesdays on Colorado Matters, Ryan Warner talks with Coloradans-- military and civilian-- who have served in Iraq. Did they make a difference? And what challenges do they see for the war-torn country?
From December 15, 2010
Soldiers who witnessed atrocities in Iraq are bringing that violence home with them. That’s the subject of a new book by David Philipps, a reporter for the Colorado Springs Gazette and the author of Lethal Warriors: When the New Band of Brothers Came Home.
From December 8, 2010
Colonel Christopher Petty was a target when he served in Iraq. He's a helicopter pilot and his job was to fly soldiers into battle and to fly out the wounded
from December 1, 2010
An Army combat medic shares his story of working in Iraq.
from November 24, 2010
The story of Army staff sergeant Ian Newland and the ranch he now runs to help veterans and active military.
from November 17, 2010
Dr. Ronald Hugate and a partner have developed a new prosthetic device that attaches direcly to the bone. He was inspired while working as an orthopaedic surgeon in Iraq during the war.
from November 10, 2010
Thousands of Iraqis have worked for the U.S. military as interpreters throughout the Iraq war. We talk with Nazar Al Taee who was an interpreter before being injured in a mortar attack.
from October 27, 2010
Ryan Warner talks with retired Army attorney Vivian Gembara of Denver. She helped Iraqis work to create a fair justice system.
from October 13, 2010
Dahlia Thiab resettled in Denver from Iraq earlier this year. She now helps other refugees find work.
Ambassador Christopher Hill
from October 6, 2010
We talk with former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Christopher Hill. He has joined the faculty at the University of Denver.
Coloradan Helps Iraqi Farmers
from September 29, 2010
We meet an agricultural diplomat. George Melton, of Fort Collins, has spent the last two years helping farmers form cooperatives. Melton is an agricultural advisor for the U.S Department of Agriculture.
Two Lawmakers' Perspectives
from September 22, 2010
We start our new series with two guests who hold elected office and took time off to serve with the military. Mike Coffman is a Republican who represents Colorado’s 6th Congressional district. He’s also a Marine Corps veteran and sits on the Armed Services Committee. Joe Rice is a Democrat who represents Littleton in the state house. He’s a colonel in the U.S. Army.