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1 hr ago | ABC News
Judging by candidates' ads, the hottest issue in House and Senate midterm elections this year is easily care for America's veterans.
5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
What does it take for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire a rogue employee? That's a question the Montgomery Advertiser asked after an agency employee allegedly drove a patient to a crack house and left him there overnight.
9 hrs ago | KKTV
The Veterans Affairs Eastern Colorado Health Care System resumed surgical procedures Thursday.
The state can be sued over the death of a World War II veteran with dementia who was attacked after wandering into another man's room at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans.
Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. Rick Perry speak to the media during a press conference at the front gate of Fort Hood about Iraq War veteran Ivan Lopez, who killed three and wounded 16 before taking his own life on April 4, 2014 in Fort Hood, Texas.
A Veterans Affairs Southeast Network employee who works at the Tuskegee VA medical center and was charged with sexual abuse of a veteran patient in February is still receiving a paycheck.
Ben Patrick Smith, 41, of Charlotte ; Kaylan Elaine Whiteside, 21, of Rock Hill; and Wolfgang William Liewald, 32, of Rock Hill; are each charged with attempted robbery and burglary in the home invasion robbery of a disabled veteran in Rock Hill.
He fought through a world war, rose through the ranks of policing, and even survived deadly Spanish flu as a child... The great-grandfather-of-seven's extraordinary century has included brushes with death not just during World War Two - when he encountered victims of the Belsen concentration camp - but also as a little boy.
The U.S. Army on Wednesday identified the soldier who fatally shot herself at a Virginia base this week as Sergeant First Class Paula Walker, an Iraq war veteran.
A slideshow presented to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs employees ahead of a Wednesday town hall meeting depicted veterans as the garbage can-dwelling Sesame Street character Oscar the Grouch - a characterization that some say perpetuates the negative stereotype that veterans are hostile and angry.
A former Marine and Iraq War veteran is in the hospital after he and another man were attacked in a restaurant parking lot.
An Iraq war veteran accused of fatally shooting an elderly man and critically injuring the man's wife at their Reseda apartment last December was deemed competent to stand trial earlier this month, the defendant's attorney said.
A state senator and an Iraqi war veteran were holding early leads in their parties' primary runoffs as election officials counted votes in an Oklahoma City-area congressional district.
The New Mexico National Guard on Tuesday presented a Santa Fe woman and her family with combat medals on behalf of her father, a late World War II veteran.
VA scandal probe targets potential obstruction VA Office of Inspector General: 93 VA healthcare sites across country being investigated Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/1pdRTi2 This VA hospital in Phoenix is at the center of a management scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs involving the doctoring of records ... (more)
His standing with veterans damaged by scandal, President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his administration's response to Veterans Affairs lapses that delayed health care for thousands of former service members, but conceded more needed to be done to regain their trust.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 12:42 pm
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