veteran http://iowapublicradio.org en Iowan says he owes his life to Medal of Honor Recepient http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowan-says-he-owes-his-life-medal-honor-recepient <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Former Army Spec. Kain Schilling says he owes his life to his friend and comrade former Army Sergeant Kyle White, “I could never repay him. We’re good friends... He knows I’m extremely thankful and that my family is eternally grateful.”</p> Fri, 16 May 2014 18:12:09 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Lindsey Moon 40743 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowan says he owes his life to Medal of Honor Recepient News Buzz: Cyclones at the Sweet 16 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/news-buzz-cyclones-sweet-16 <p>Host Ben Kieffer talks with Iowa Public Radio's Des Moines correspondent <a href="http://iowapublicradio.org/people/rick-fredericksen">Rick Fredricksen</a> about how lobotomies became common practice for curing PTSD in Iowa veterans after WWII.&nbsp; Also, the Des Moines Register's <a href="https://twitter.com/Bryce_A_Miller">Bryce Miller</a> discusses the Cyclones in the Sweet 16, and the <a href="http://www.press-citizen.com/article/20140328/NEWS01/140328001/UI-spokesman-Girls-episode-turned-down-protect-university-s-reputation">University of Iowa turns down</a> HBO's <a href="http://www. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 19:59:02 +0000 Ben Kieffer, Katherine Perkins, Sarah Boden & Ben Stanton 38270 at http://iowapublicradio.org News Buzz: Cyclones at the Sweet 16 Honoring Veterans in Hospice http://iowapublicradio.org/post/honoring-veterans-hospice <p>Serving in the military changes one's perspective on life, but often it also alters the way they face death.&nbsp; Ben Kieffer speaks with Deborah Grassman, the CEO and co-founder of <a href="http://opuspeace.org/">Opus Peace</a>.&nbsp; Opus Peace&nbsp; is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help people work through trauma.</p><p>Prior to Opus Peace, Grassman worked as a nurse practitioner for three decades at the Department of Veterans Affairs. She was also the director of the VA's hospice program and personally took care of over 10,000 dying veterans.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:16:45 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 38097 at http://iowapublicradio.org Honoring Veterans in Hospice In Uniform http://iowapublicradio.org/post/uniform <p>In war or in peace, thousands of Iowans have served in the armed forces.&nbsp; With both archival audio and original interviews, "In Uniform" honors and remembers Iowa veterans who sacrificed and served the country since the Civil War all the way up to the War on Terror.</p><p></p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 17:38:34 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 31930 at http://iowapublicradio.org In Uniform