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3 hrs ago | Journal Gazette
Sen. John McCain, middle, R-AZ, speaks and Sen. Jeff Flake, right, R-AZ, listens as they join military veterans and local politicians for a news conference PHOENIX - U.S. Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake say congressional committees are investigating allegations that up to 40 Arizona veterans died while awaiting medical appointments.
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7 hrs ago | Click2Houston
At least 40 U.S. veterans died waiting for appointments at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care system, many of whom were placed on a secret waiting list.
10 hrs ago | News Shopper
Colonel Keith Barker led a more normal life after the Second World War. But his memories remain, and a trip to Cafe Gondree with his wife cemented a war that would never leave him.
14 hrs ago | Daily Mail
Chinatown's American Dream: Meet the migrant workers who sleep packed into tiny $9-a-night New York cubicles, while families share meals in a space the size of a cupboard Heartbroken mother sues FedEx for $100M amid claims the delivery truck that slammed into a bus killing her teenage daughter and nine others could have been on fire BEFORE the ... (more)
18 hrs ago | KSFY
Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the government is creating an integrated website that can help job-seekers create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database of veterans and their spouses for companies to mine for skills and talents.
Members of the Missing in America Project and American Legion Post 193 are working Tuesday with youth in DJJ custody to build the wooden urns.
A Royal Proclamation, a moment of silence in schools, and the heavy beating of helicopter rotors over Parliament Hill are slated for May 9, but the Harper's government attempt to turn commemoration of the Afghan mission into a national event is facing delays, confusion and the sting of politics.
A 92-year-old military veteran has gotten long-overdue medals he earned for serving in the Navy during World War II.
Maryland's attorney general is playing defense after implying his opponent in the governor's race primary, Iraq War veteran and the current lieutenant governor, Anthony Brown, can't face a "real job."
Flush: Administrative Assistant Cindy Gogo demonstrates how she and other staff members "manually" flush the toilet after use at the Office of Veterans Affairs in Asan on April 15. Gogo said the building that the agency occupies has long had problems with its plumbing.
Allison Hickey, VA's benefits chief, has questioned calls by health officials to use the phrase 'Gulf War illness' to describe the various health problems in veterans of the 1990-'91 conflict.
A 92-year-old veteran has spoke of how the horrors he witnessed during the Second World War inspired him to bake cakes for Help for the Heroes.
Guido Bagett celebrated his 102nd birthday on Monday. The WWII sniper celebrated the big day surrounded by his three kids and grand kids.
Medicare's "Part B" program pays roughly $20 billion a year for the drugs patients get in doctors' offices and hospital outpatient facilities.
A photograph of former NFL football player and war veteran Pat Tillman is displayed on a wooden cross at a roadside memorial that features over 5,000 wooden crosses which represent U.S. troops that have been killed in Iraq March 19, 2010 in Lafayette, California.
TWENTY Australian Diggers from the "lost" Army that fought on the Western Front in France in World War I have just been identified and will have graves dedicated in their names for the first time at a ceremony this July.
If you're on the hunt for employment but you've been going about it mainly by sitting in your house... 'When I can be in a tranquil situation ... I forget about all my problems,' said Max Sanchez, a Vietnam veteran who finds nudity an effective way to treat his post-traumatic stress.