23 min ago | Seattle Times
The Pentagon has decided to buy a new computerized health records system to be able to better share and merge its data with the Department of Veterans Affairs, but officials cautioned that it was part of a "long-term modernization" effort and would not help ease the backlog in VA disability claims.
23 min ago | WRUF-AM Gainesville
May 22, 5:26 p.m. : Larry VanTassell was found dead in a Gainesville apartment complex Wednesday afternoon, police said.
1 hr ago | Washington Times
A civil liberties group filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday on behalf of an ex-Marine who was detained in a psychiatric facility after posting anti-government messages on Facebook , using the case to criticize a program that looks for veterans who may have become extremists.
5 hrs ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach
The driver of a parade float involved in a train wreck that killed four war veterans in Texas told investigators that the oncoming train appeared to be stationary, and that he didn't notice anything was wrong until he saw people jumping from the float, according to documents released Wednesday.
9 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News
The case that led to the Supreme Court's ruling against the original Stolen Valor Act involved Xavier Alvarez, a Pomona man who had pleaded guilty to violating the law.
14 hrs ago | The Antioch Herald
Congressman Jerry McNerney today heralded the House Appropriations Committee's inclusion of his recommended action to direct the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to address the backlog of disability claims at its regional offices across the country.
18 hrs ago | KARE 11 TV
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Thousands of Minnesota soldiers are returning from war with chronic pain from injuries that leave many of them impaired and even disabled.
Marcus Kissner, veteran services coordinator for Western Colorado Conservation Corps, says, "A lot of the operations of the BLM fire go hand in hand with the military traits and operations that the veterans already bring to the table.
Investigators look into what caused an explosion in Delaware after a widow handed over some of her deceased husband's belongings.
FEBRUARY 26: Female Marine recruits stand in line while they wait for a dental examination on their first full day of boot camp on February 26, 2013 at MCRD Parris Island, South Carolina.
Peter Mackay, Justin Trudeau and Martha Hall-Finley participating in Chair-Leaders, a nationwide campaign with events taking place all across Canada.
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Federal and state officials are looking into so-called "pension advances," deals they say are digging retirees and military veterans deep into debt, while also putting individual investors at risk.
Veterans treated at Veterans Affairs Department medical facilities for post-traumatic stress disorder often receive highly addictive sedatives even though the department's own guidelines issued in 2010 recommend against their use for the condition.
People who falsely claim they have received a military medal in order to obtain money or government benefits could face up to a year in jail under legislation that easily passed the House Monday.
Police have considered him missing and endangered since Saturday, when he apparently called his out-of-state parents and indicated he was thinking of killing himself.
West Springfield High School student Elizabeth Bowban, 18, interviews 107-year-old World War II veteran Richard Overton of Austin, Texas, May 18 at the National World War II Memorial for the Friends of World War II Memorial's Capturing the Voices of World War II: A Student Interview Project.