Afghan War Veterans Feeling Demoralized Amid US Withdrawal

Afghan War Veterans Feeling Demoralized Amid US Withdrawal

With U.S. troops have left Afghanistan after nearly two decades of fighting in the region, many veterans who served in combat deployments are reportedly struggling with poor mental health and struggling to make sense of it all as they watch the Taliban retake the country.

Korean War Veteran Builds a Drivable Wagon

Korean War Veteran Builds a Drivable Wagon

Whenever Herb and June Cook take their open-top vehicle out for a drive, they receive much attention. The couple has grown used to stares, pointing fingers, honking horns and waving hands and realize it does not come because two octogenarians are riding in a convertible. Their mode of transportation may be one of just four in the nation.

Top 6 VA Benefits

Top 6 VA Benefits

Serving in the U.S. military can be both exhilarating and terrifying for military families, particularly if their loved one is sent to an area of combat or into other dangerous situations.

New Services to help COVID-Affected Veterans

New Services to help COVID-Affected Veterans

Since it was established in 1920, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) has been working with the Department of Veterans Affairs and partner organizations to ensure veterans receive their full benefits. Especially since the onset of COVID-19, the veterans' service organization (VSO) has accelerated its work to make sure veterans continue to have access to innovative health offerings.

Josephine Baker Was the First Black Superstar who became World War II’s Most Unlikely Spy

Josephine Baker Was the First Black Superstar who became World War II’s Most Unlikely Spy

Freda Josephine McDonald was born in 1906 to parents who were entertainers in the St. Louis, Missouri area. The United States at the time was still very much a segregated country, and her parents had trouble making ends meet. She helped them out by doing odd jobs, but her father eventually left the family, leaving his daughter to scrounge for food and cash.