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2/15/18

Aide to V.A. chief altered email to cover cost of Europe trip, watchdog finds

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin’s chief of staff falsified an email so that the secretary’s wife could accompany him and his staff to Europe last year at taxpayer expense, according to an internal watchdog’s investigation released Wednesday.

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1/26/18

What ordering Mueller to be fired means legally for Trump

Two FBI veterans & legal experts look at what the news Trump ordered Russia Special Counsel Robert Mueller to be fired in June 2017 could mean for the president legally in the Russia investigation.

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6/23/17 | NBC News

George W. Bush to Vets: We Can Defeat the Stigma of Post-Traumatic Stress

Former President George W. Bush shares veterans’ stories and lessons through paintings in his new book, “Portraits of Courage.” He discusses a section on post-traumatic stress, saying, “It was courageous to volunteer in the face of danger, and it’s just as courageous to talk about the invisible wounds of war.”

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1/29/17 | NBC News

Whistleblowers Say Phoenix VA Still in Critical Condition

Nearly three years after a whistleblower revealed that 1,400 of veterans languished without care, new whistleblowers say little has changed.

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8/18/16 | NBC News

Sen. McCain Pressed on Vets Asking Him to Renounce Trump

When asked about Donald Trump and about veterans who oppose Trump, Sen. John McCain responded by saying that he wants veterans and their families to renounce Hillary Clinton.

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8/17/16 | NBC News

$37,000 in Bike Equipment Stolen From Wounded Vets

“It was the equipment that we needed in case something happened, to either fix the bikes or help a warrior,” a Wounded Warrior Project official said.

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7/3/16 | NBC News

New Nonprofit Helps Vets Who Can’t Travel See the World

A new nonprofit, Honor Everywhere, is helping veterans like never before, allowing them to travel around the country from the comfort of their own home.

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6/23/15 | Next Steps for Vets Blog

500,000 Heroes Hired!

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes and Capital One are excited to announce that more than half a million veterans and military spouses have been hired through the Hiring 500,000 Heroes initiative. Learn more about this major milestone here: Please Activate Javascript

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8/22/14 | Next Steps for Vets Blog

Veteran eMentor Google Hangout: August 27

A good mentor can help with your job search, career development, and transition challenges. If you’re interested in finding a mentor, join the Veteran eMentor Google Hangout on Wednesday, August 27, at 12 p.m. EDT. You’ll learn more about the Veteran eMentor program from current mentors and protégés, and how you can get involved. To join the […]

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8/7/14 | Next Steps for Vets Blog

Upcoming Vets Events: Bay Area

The 5th annual Wounded Veterans Polo Benefit will take place on Sunday, September 7, at Trione Polo Field in Santa Rosa, Calif. The event will serve as a fundraiser for injured American combat soldiers living in northern California, with all proceeds going to support three local veterans rehabilitation programs: Pathway Home, Community Action North Bay, The […]

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