Veteran's Suicide Reveals Unsafe Practices at West Palm Beach VA
A veteran's suicide at a VA facility in Florida earlier this year prompted an investigation that revealed unsafe practices.
VA Secretary Moves to Permit Public Display of Religious Symbols
Religious symbols will now be allowed in public areas of VA facilities.
Three Veterans in Five Days Die by Suicide at VA Facilities
More than 240 suicide attempts on VA property have been interrupted and prevented, an VA official said.
Congressmen Urge FBI to Investigate Bots Targeting Veterans with Fake News
Four congressmen urged the FBI to investigate "foreign entities" believed to be targeting service members and vets online.
Supreme Court: Is Peace Cross a War Memorial or a Christian Symbol?
The Supreme Court is expected to decide whether the cross is in keeping with the separation of church and state.
Court Decides 'Blue Water' Navy Vets Should Be Eligible for Agent Orange Benefits
A court ruled that Vietnam vets who served on ships are eligible for benefits to treat illnesses linked to Agent Orange.
Former VA Secretary Shulkin Violated Ethics Rules, IG Report Finds
Shulkin had been warned not to allow his wife, Merle Bari, to be driven by security detail without him in the vehicle.
SVA Leader Calls on Veterans to Fill America's 'Leadership Deficit'
Nearly 100 veterans are now serving as senators or representatives in the 116th Congress.
Massachusetts Judge Sides with 'Bad Paper' Veterans Denied Bonuses
The court's decision means that about 4,000 Massachusetts veterans are now eligible for "Welcome Home" bonuses.
Service After Death: Vet's Parents Find Comfort After Donating Son’s Organs
115,000 people are waiting for a transplant at any given time, according to the Center for Organ Recovery and Education.
Vet Group Demands White House, VA Reject Benefits Cuts for Disabled, Unemployed Vets
A cost-saving proposal that sparked backlash from vets in 2017 has resurfaced in a new Congressional Budget Office report.
Rolling Thunder to End Annual Memorial Day Ride in DC after 2019
Rolling Thunder will no longer hold its annual Memorial Day motorcycle ride through Washington, D.C., after 2019.
Dartmouth Study Finds VA Hospitals Outperform Others in Same Regions
Researchers compared performance data at VA hospitals against non-VA facilities in 121 regions.
Pelosi Vows Democratic Oversight Ahead of New Veteran Caregiver Law
The VA Mission Act brings major reform to the VA, including a gradual expansion of caregiver benefits to older veterans.
GAO Agrees to Investigate Mar-a-Lago Members' Influence on VA
The Government Accountability Office accepted a request to investigate the trio's influence over national veterans policies.
Most Popular Military News
Defense Department Officials: All CBD Products Forbidden to Troops
Despite the growing number of edibles, oils and tinctures containing cannabidiol, this substance remains off limits.
4 Super Hornets Damaged in Carrier Landing Gone Wrong
An E-2D Hawkeye struck two aircraft and sent debris flying into two others in a Class A mishap on the USS Abraham Lincoln.
Color Sergeant of the Marine Corps Warned After Burning Troops with Lighter
Sgt. Francis Frazier was cleared of hazing allegations but got a non-punitive letter of caution for poor leadership.
Boeing Wins Contract Worth Nearly $1 Billion to Replace Remaining A-10 Wings
The effort is known as the "A-10-Thunderbolt II Advanced-Wing Continuation Kit," or ATTACK, program.
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IVAS will equip infantry and other close-combat units with a sophisticated set of tactical glasses.
Army Posthumously Promotes Two Green Berets Killed in Afghanistan
Master Sgts. Luis F. Deleon-Figueroa, 31, and Jose J. Gonzalez, 35, died in combat in Faryab province, Afghanistan.
Alaska Paratrooper Dies After Crashing Motorcycle into Guardrail
The Army announced Wednesday night that Sgt. Timothy Scott Woods II had been killed.
Navy SEAL Boss Orders Discipline Crackdown After Embarrassing Scandals
Routine inspections and tightened grooming standards are coming to the SEAL community.
New CNO Gilday Says He'll Lead Navy 'With a Sense of Urgency'
"We will question our assumptions; we will think differently about the competition we are now in," Gilday said.
Air Force News
Air Force Returns C-130s to Flight After Safety Inspections
The service has inspected 113 aircraft, and 112 have been cleared for operational duty, according to an Aug. 21 news release.
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Tops 30K Employees
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base for the first time in decades employs more than 30,000 people.
High Levels of Toxic Chemicals Found in Water at Air Force Academy: Officials
Air Force officials stressed that drinking water at the academy wasn't affected.
Marine Corps News
Marine Veteran Seth Moulton to End Presidential Campaign
Moulton is a veteran Marine Corps infantry officer who completed multiple deployments to Iraq.
Prison Inmates Build Toys for Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots Program
The Toys for Tots initiative occupies a spacious workshop in the programs building on the prison's fenced grounds.
US Marine Charged with Kidnapping 16-Year-Old Girl
A Marine reservist has been charged with felony kidnapping, stalking and criminal confinement.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Suspends Search for Firefighters Who Went Missing While Boating
The search for two firefighters who went missing while fishing off the coast of Cape Canaveral was suspended.
Trial Date Set for Coast Guard Officer Who Allegedly Maintained 'Hit List'
Lt. Christopher Paul Hasson faces weapons and drug charges.
Coast Guardsman Charged with Domestic Battery
A member of the U.S. Coast Guard is charged with assaulting his wife, according to a report.