Skip to main content

Become a KCTS 9 Passport member for just $5 a month to access thousands of hours of PBS programs and specials

Your donation supports an essential community service, is tax-deductible, and helps make the programs you depend on possible

Veterans Coming Home

The past, present and future of veteran homelessness

Veterans Coming Home

The past, present and future of veteran homelessness

1m 45s

The number of homeless veterans in America has dropped more than 75% in the last decade but there are still about 16,000 veterans living on the street and 31,000 more in shelters. What are we prepared to do about it?

Available to viewers in US and Canada
Play
1m 11s

(TV-MA) Here’s how NOT to change a tire in Iraq

TV-MA

(TV-MA) Veterans Coming Home is taking a unique look at how some veterans use comedy to heal. Isaura Ramirez is a Latina comedian and combat veteran who spent 15 months in Iraq. She recently participated in a comedy bootcamp with Armed Services Arts Partnership, a nonprofit that helps veterans tap into expressive art. This video contains sensitive language. Viewer discretion is advised.

Available to viewers in US and Canada
Play
1m 48s

Why do people enlist in the military?

Each year, more than 150,000 people enlist in the U.S. military. Why do they volunteer for such a tough job? Some argue that military recruits are mostly poor, uneducated minorities who don’t have other options. Is this true? We took a look at the data to find out who’s enlisting and why. The reality might surprise you. What do you think? Did you enlist (or know someone who did)?

Supported by

Your schedule, your shows, your KCTS 9.

You make KCTS 9 possible. Become a member and enjoy the benefit of KCTS 9 Passport, an on-demand library of 1,500+ episodes of your favorite PBS shows.

Only $5/month.

Get Passport