Next month will mark four years since the first veteran was buried at the Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Widows and widowers of disabled military veterans in Minnesota could be eligible for a permanent property tax exemption after their spouses die under a bill working its way through the state Legislature.
To most people, the gym is a place to build muscle, burn calories, and better one’s health. For gym-going combat veterans, the reason is much deeper than that.
Around 8,000 military veterans and service members commit suicide every year according to the VA, including 300 on active duty. One local group is working to reduce those alarming numbers.
Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (D-McAllen) recently submitted language for a bill that would help thousands of veterans who have been banished from their homes and stripped of their benefits after being deported.
Veterans from around the Joplin area gathered in Neosho on Saturday morning to enjoy a solitary pursuit together.
President Trump held his first face-to-face meeting with representatives from prominent veterans groups on Friday, a step that community advocates called a productive and critical step in advancing the White House’s promises to veterans.
The Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative met Friday over a St. Patrick’s Day lunch to announce that their new Veterans Center will be located at the American Legion in Newhall.
Drug & alcohol problems linked to increased veteran suicide risk, especially in women, long-term study finds
Veterans who have drug or alcohol problems are more than twice as likely to die by suicide as their comrades, a new study finds.
The House has approved legislation that would make it harder to keep veterans who are “mentally incapacitated, deemed mentally incompetent” or prone to blackouts from buying guns.
“Is there blood and guts, as well?” one of the four psych clinicians asks during the virtual-reality demo, as a simulated explosion on an Iraqi street wreathes his convoy in dust and flames.
Saybrook American Legion member Joe Hale is glad the McLean County town of about 700 people is doing what other towns have done to honor their veterans.
Furious over a nude-photo scandal involving male Marines who made sexually violent comments online about female Marines, U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., said Tuesday that he wanted to explore how to punish non-active duty and retired personnel who participated.
Jade Aubuchon, Chris Borja, Ian Martinez and Faizul Basit spent their Tuesday afternoon sharing ideas, discussing logistics and planning an all-day series of events to bring awareness to veterans’ issues.
Once or twice a week, a veteran who recently got out of the Army walks in to Frank Mir’s office in Clarksville hoping to find a way not wearing Army green.
Plans are in the works at a metro east high school to honor area veterans. The goal is to build a monument that will be standing for years to come.
Last year, the Edgefield County Veterans Affairs Office provided assistance to veterans and their families that involved 1,500 claims, interviews, consultations, special inquiries, education, training and other constituent contacts.
In honor of national Women’s History Month, the Providence VA Medical Center is honoring women veterans with two events on Thursday, March 16, both at the Medical Center and at Rhode Island College, along with a Warwick Vet Center benefits seminar for women vets.
Of all the art Rick Armstrong has made in recent months, his best work was created by salvaging a piece that was broken.
After the United States withdrew troops from Iraq in 2011, thousands of combat troops were expelled from the force with less than honorable discharges as the military came under pressure to downsize quickly.
Research from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that veterans waited an average 24 days to receive care at any care facility that is administered by the Veterans Choice Program.
At 94, World War II veteran Ruby Gilliam would like to be able to say she outlived the problem. But she knows that the fight against discrimination and harassment are far from over for America’s military women.
Vietnam veteran Percy Jones is one of thousands who have served in the military and now suffers from depression. Jones fought his battle with depression for years and eventually began isolating himself, making matters worse.
Two years after efforts failed in the Texas Legislature to pare back a program that gives free college tuition to the children of military veterans, state lawmakers are setting the stage to take another crack at the increasingly expensive benefit.
The Department of Veterans Affairs will offer urgent mental health care beginning this summer to thousands of former service members with less-than-honorable discharges, part of its expanded initiative to stem stubbornly high rates of suicide.
A gay veterans group said Wednesday it has been denied permission to march in this year’s Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade just two years after organizers made the groundbreaking decision to allow gay groups to participate for the first time.
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Veterans groups had their first major White House meeting of the new administration on Tuesday, covering a host of priorities in what they called a positive exchange of ideas.
Montgomery County Prosecutor Mat Heck has dropped an attempt to obtain a court order to remove the newest member of the County Veterans Service Commission after Rev. Wilburt O. Shanklin resigned from the panel, according to a court document.
Local veterans groups are planning a protest later this month in an attempt to improve health care for Vietnam veterans affected by Agent Orange, a powerful herbicide used during the war.