The VA plans to publish recommendations to realign and modernize VA health care nationwide
VA will release a report in the coming days detailing the most significant redesign of the VA health system since World War II. We will realign and modernize VA health care facilities for Veterans.
An ex-US Marine begins a hunger strike in a Russian jail: Parents
Reed is on a hunger strike in a Russian jail to protest being put in solitary confinement and not getting proper medical care despite fears he has tuberculosis.
'Evil' Florida man runs over elderly Vietnam veteran, saying he was 'looking for someone to kill
One Florida man will get a lifetime sentence for intentionally running over a 75-year-old man he didn't know. The man wanted to experience firsthand what it is like to kill someone.
Name proposed for Wisconsin highway honors Middle East war veterans
A group of Wisconsin veterans wants US 8 in northern Wisconsin named after military men who have served in the Middle East.
A Clarkton event promotes plans for a Veterans Memorial Park
The Spring Forward For Vets fundraiser held in Clarkton this past weekend was successful. The event was held to respect the United States Military and promote the upcoming Veterans Memorial Park of America.
Vietnam veterans receive a warm welcome home
One by one, as Vietnam War veterans entered the sanctuary at Candlelight Christian Fellowship on Tuesday, they said their name into the microphone, as reported by our news partners, the Coeur d'Alene Press.
Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program
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Veterans are given priority registration at Texas A&M
In December 2021, Texas A&M University officially approved a proposal to provide priority registration to student veterans and those who are currently serving in the U.S. military. This new policy will go into effect for the upcoming registration period for summer and fall 2022 courses.
U.S. 8 Will be Named for Veterans of the Mideast Conflict in Wisconsin
Local veterans are asking that U.S. 8 spanning northern Wisconsin be named in honor of Americans who served in conflicts the U.S. was involved in during the past three decades in the Middle East.
Veterans' Suits Show Broad US Power Over States
U.S. Supreme Court justices pressed Texas over its resistance to recognizing lawsuits pursued by veterans in a clash over state and federal powers.
PTSD in American Veterans Triggered by War in Ukraine
Imagine the most traumatic thing you’ve ever been through. Now, imagine not being able to escape it. It’s the first thing you see on television when you wake up, it’s highlighted in red on the front page of every website you visit, and it’s the topic of conversation in the breakroom at work. This is the thing that caused you to go to therapy, resulted in you drinking more, or isolating yourself fr
Wreaths Across America Founder Proposes $1b Veterans' Park with World's Biggest Flagpole
The founder of Wreaths Across America wants to build a massive memorial and tourist destination in Washington County that would feature the world’s largest flagpole to honor every American veteran in history.
US Security at Risk as Army Leader Led Child Porn Ring
David Frodsham was a top civilian commander at a U.S. air base in Afghanistan when Army commanders ordered him home after investigating multiple complaints of sexual harassment.
How do military burn pits work? What concerns veterans about them?
Burn pits are well-known within the military community, but the reasons for using them and the dangers that accompany them are less familiar to the American public. With the topic gaining prominence in recent months, here’s a look at the issues surrounding burn pits and the help veterans could receive in dealing with their effects.
Biden Aims to Increase Military and Social Spending in 2023 Budget
As part of President Biden's fiscal 2023 budget, he will call for more military spending faced with Russian aggression toward Ukraine, funding for child care and police departments, and new taxes on the wealthy.
Last US Military Medical Covid-19 Deployment Ending After Two years: "We still have a long way to go"
During the Covid-19 pandemic, the impact on life-saving care, the well-being of front-line workers and health systems could be felt, said US Army Lt. James Kirlin, a nurse who's deployed to support these front-line workers.
Veterans with PTSD Get Service Dogs at VA Facilities
Tuesday, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced a canine training pilot program for eligible post-traumatic stress disorder vets.
Senate Leader Promises to Bring Burn Pit Legislation to Floor for Vote
Chuck Schumer has vowed to file a long-awaited bill that would provide health benefits to US troops who have been exposed to toxic fumes from "burn pits" in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The American Legion's 2021 Physician of the Year is a St. Cloud Podiatrist
A St. Cloud VA Medical Center podiatrist was named the American Legion's 2021 Physician of the Year.
No Homes for Veterans on Prime Real Estate Owned by VA
In 2014, the mayor of Los Angeles made a bold promise: to end veteran homelessness in this city by the end of 2015. He didn't.