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1 hr ago | Daily World
The newest generation of combat veterans is struggling with integration into civilian life, confronted by suicidal thoughts, mental-health issues, unemployment and the inability to get timely assessments of their disability claims, according to a nationwide survey of 2,089 members of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.
3 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers
With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing new proposals Thursday to fix a veterans health care program scandalized by long waits and falsified records covering up the delays.
7 hrs ago | MilitaryCity.com
In 2003, a veteran who had served in the Vietnam War entered a Veterans Affairs live-in treatment facility after trying several times to kill himself - including by stabbing himself in the stomach.
11 hrs ago | This is Local London
West Middlesex Normandy Veterans Association is disbanding in November and the council wanted to pay tribute to them and say thank-you for the part they played in British history.
Mark Taylor, a Thruway Authority toll plaza supervisor in Canaan, N.Y., was nearing the end of his night shift at the when a clerk called him to her booth.
An Army veteran who says his pet ducks help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder is now hoping for a change in the Ohio village law that prohibits him from keeping the animals in his backyard.
Moran, R-Kansas, said the problems at the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center put veterans' lives at risk and forced employees to work under conditions of fear and retribution.
The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee has endorsed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to be the new secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The retailer is on its knees, thanks to a German war veteran who turned the family grocers into the Aldi chain Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.
A disabled Vietnam veteran evicted from his family home has not been arrested after protestors broke in and placed him back into his bed.
A disabled military veteran who led authorities on a high-speed chase along westbound U.S. Route 40 last year pleaded guilty this week to fleeing and assault charges.
The acting secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs vowed Tuesday to crack down on whistleblower retaliation after a private government watchdog released a critical report on the agency's treatment of employees who brought internal problems to light.
Both suspects have now pleaded guilty in the case of a 101-year-old World War II veteran who was robbed and attacked in his Carson City home.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has instructed Seattle police to "stand down" and not arrest a disabled Vietnam veteran, who was evicted from his West Seattle home last Friday and returned to the house a few minutes later.
The preteen has been recovering at her Waukesha, Wisc. home after being stabbed May 31 by two friends, both 12, who hoped to curry favor with the creepy, fictional character featured in online horror stories.
One of the first comprehensive efforts to explain record suicides among soldiers during and after their deployments in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan finds an indirect link between deployment, combat and self-destructive urges, according to a paper published Thursday.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 03:32 pm
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