News and Stories
As in years past, the Old Glory Relay is inspiring spontaneous acts of unity for aging veterans along the way.
Marvin Bochner was part of the U.S. Army unit that liberated Ohrdruf, the first Nazi death camp liberated by American troops during World War II.
In honor of Veterans Day, we’re recognizing 11 LGBTQ veterans who are making the community proud.
More than 260,000 Filipinos fought in World War II on behalf of the United States, many paying the ultimate sacrifice.
A federal appeals court has denied white supremacist Dylann Roof’s request to replace his Jewish and Indian lawyers.
In her second public appearance since being released from a military prison in May, Manning said she’s not a traitor as her critics have claimed.
Esther Blake became the first woman to join the Air Force on July 8, 1948, at age 51.
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.”
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin announces that his department will adopt the same electronic health system as the Department of Defense, allowing for a “seamless transfer of information” from military enlistment until a veteran’s death.
As many as 40 veterans died while waiting months for appointments as VA employees created secret waiting lists and other falsehoods to cover up delays.