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‘Fired by tweet:’ Transgender vets speak out

A former U.S. naval combat-tested officer said she feels angry that President Donald Trump is saying transgender veterans like her should be considered unfit...

We must honor and remember, but…

My grandfather, Army private Walter McPeak fought in the trenches of Europe in World War I. He made it home and died at the VA...

Obama touts strides in veteran care

President Barack Obama is touting strides in reducing homelessness among military veterans as his administration reaches the halfway point in building a massive database...

Trump gets pissy over donation questions

Donald Trump's heated war with the media reached new heights as he turned the brag-worthy feat of raising $5.6 million for veterans' charities into...

Veteran finds a new mission helping others

Nursing assistant Tom Alligood wears camouflage scrubs during his emergency room shifts at the Dorn VA hospital because he says it helps other veteran...

VA behind in goal to end Vet homelessness

Six years ago, the Obama administration set the ambitious goal of ending veteran homelessness in 2015 and ending the backlog in disability claims. It appears...

Some 60,000 vets are triple dipping on benefits

Nearly 60,000 veterans were triple dippers last year, drawing a total of $3.5 billion in military retirement pay plus veterans and Social Security disability...

A no-win situation in Iraq?

It was supposed to be over, America's war in Iraq. So all the old emotions boiled up anew as Americans absorbed the news that...

Veterans, Israel fare well in Congress

In more than five years in Congress, Republican Rep. John Fleming of Louisiana recalls voting only once for emergency spending that raised the federal...

A push for a unified veterans’ aid bill

After two overwhelming votes in two days, members of Congress say they are confident they can agree on a bill to improve veterans' health...