One of the sailors helped prevent the sinking of the destroyer John S. McCain. A Marine was awarded the Purple Heart in Afghanistan after his vehicle was blown off the road.
As of Jan. 1, thousands of U.S. troops will lose their monthly cost-of-living stipend benefits as fewer areas in the lower 48 states -- including Washington, D.C. - qualify as costly living areas, the Pentagon announced.
The growing number of veterans in the southern region of the United States has compelled Denis McDonough, secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), to reevaluate how it manages and expands its health care facilities across the country.
According to language included in the Defense Department's annual defense authorization bill passed by Congress in mid-December, the Troops to Teachers program will resume next year.
After meeting on active military duty in California in 1981, Amelia Justice and her husband, Thomas, were inseparable. Until 2014, the world was happy for them, but it began to crumble when Thomas suffered something similar to a stroke during a physical flight.
The Navy is introducing an experimental program aimed at extending sea deployments for sailors in certain occupations while offering large pay and promotion incentives.
It has been reported that two unsuccessful bidders have lodged protests in response to the award of the $6.2 billion contracts to resolve the long-standing problem of moving the household goods of service members and their families.
Over the next five years, Congress may spend nearly $85 billion on disability benefits for military toxic exposure victims. That number could increase to as much as $280 billion over the next ten years, according to a report by the Congressional Budget Office.
During his presidency, Abraham Lincoln declared that America should serve its soldiers long after their service was done. His words became the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) motto just weeks before the end of a gruesome civil war that killed at least 750,000 people.
President Joe Biden recently signed into law a bipartisan bill championed by Rep. Young Kim, R-La Habra that allows U.S. veterans who have limited English abilities to have access to more information about their federal benefits.
A recent roundtable event on current challenges of the military highlighted that leaders are concerned there is not enough funding to maintain the readiness of the armed forces while also sustaining benefits for those who have served.
When Air Force weather officer Maj. Jenna Waites received official travel orders training at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., she was in a dilemma as she had to separate from her newborn child for 10 days.