A big healthcare decision for military veterans comes with turning 65, and that is whether to enroll in Medicare.
As part of the thanksgiving celebration at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, thanked the troops for their service and dedication to our country.
According to an analysis by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), about 12 veterans take their lives every day. This is what happened with Bill Mulder, one of the nation's finest, most dedicated Navy SEALs.
A Pentagon report on climate change, released earlier this month, was quoted by Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin saying that "to keep the country safe, we must address the existential threat of climate change."
An internet forum has been set up to enable some of America's oldest veterans to share their stories with young people. The Veterans Breakfast Club started in 2008 as a monthly get-together for World War II veterans in Pittsburgh. Even as the COVID-19 pandemic spread last year, the club evolved into a series of online Zoom meetings.
Army non-commissioned officers (NCOs) and specialists can now earn temporary promotions prior to completing mandatory courses. Army officials recently announced the service is experiencing a school capacity bottleneck due to a huge number of troops seeking to enroll.
According to multiple studies performed since 1910, veterans are twice as likely to develop ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) - also known as Lou Gehrig's disease - than the general population.
A federal judge recently concluded that two members of a neo-Nazi group, one of whom is an Army veteran, planned to commit terrorism before being apprehended by FBI agents ahead of a pro-gun protest in Virginia.
According to Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby, nearly two months after the United States left Afghanistan, 53,150 Afghans are still waiting at military bases for their visas to be processed. Approximately 6,700 of the evacuees have been resettled throughout the United States.
As Operation Lone Star, active-duty operations at the Texas/Mexico border, have been vastly expanded to a $300 million budget, Texas has cut its tuition assistance by $1.4 million. That is half of their entire budget.
Marines who refuse the COVID-19 vaccine by the Nov. 28 deadline will be booted out, the Marine Corps said on Oct. 25.
As part of a state of emergency declared by a southern Oregon county on the same day as a sharp increase in illegal cannabis farms, police raided a marijuana grow site that contained more than 2 tons of processed marijuana as well as 17,500 pot plants in the last two weeks.