Dorothy Mills-Gregg reports on all aspects relating to veterans and military health care. Before reporting for Military.com and becoming obsessed with the Defense Health Agency transition, she was a city government reporter for a daily newspaper in Bakersfield, California. She has worked as a freelancer around Sacramento covering a range of issues and briefly wrote bill analyses for the Assembly Speaker's office. She is an award-winning photographer with a degree specializing in politics and national security from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism.
VA Cuts Support to Employee Unions Following Executive Order
The VA staff's union said the new provisions are meant to distract employees during an ongoing negotiation.
The Latest Backlog at the VA: Whistleblower Complaints
The VA Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection has 572 investigative cases that are more than 120 days old.
Everything You Need to Know About Vets' and Caregivers' New Base Access
The VA and DoD have fleshed out some of their plans to let 4.1 million new customers enjoy access next year to commissaries.
Future Navy Carrier JFK Treats First Patient at Medical
More than 100 sailors have officially checked into the command with more expected.
Military Exchange Extends Return Policy for Holiday Shopping
Holiday shoppers will be able to return Army and Air Force Exchange Service purchases with a receipt until Jan. 31, 2020.
Tricare Enrollment for 2020 Is Now Open
Nov. 11 is the beginning of Tricare's open enrollment season for nearly 9.5 million service members, vets and their families.
The Whole Country is Grappling with Suicide Epidemic, VA Secretary Says
VA Secretary Robert Wilkie said suicide claims the lives of about 20 veterans a day, but it's also the leading cause of death...
Commissaries Adding New Gift Card Feature as They Celebrate Millionth Sale
DeCA is also unveiling a new "open value" feature that lets buyers put any amount on a card.
How Will Veterans Get On Base for Their New Commissary Access? No One Can Say
How will veterans and caregivers get access to base to shop? No one can say.
Veterans Risk Being Scammed by 'Relentless Criminals,' Lawmaker Says
While they are not alone in falling victim to scams, veterans have lost money to scammers at double the rate of the non-milit...
VA Plans to Resolve all 'Legacy Appeals' by the End of 2022
The Department of Veterans Affairs intends to resolve all veterans' appeals made before February 2019 in about three years.
The Army Wants Families to Share Their Honest Opinions About Military Housing
The service will use the anonymous surveys to assess residents' top priorities and identify areas that need work.
The Military Is Developing a Vaccine to Stop a Bioterrorism Agent
The government is funding a project to keep bioterrorists from spreading a pneumonia-like, often antibiotic-resistant disease...
Most Popular Military News
Marine Drill Instructors’ 'Unacceptable' Comments About Women Must Stop, General Says
The words drill instructors use have an "enormous" effect on recruits.
'Black Hawk Down' Veteran Dies at Age 64
James McMahon served 16 years in the Army's 75th Ranger Regiment and then later as a member of the elite Delta Force.
The Most Muscular Unit in the Marine Corps Is Accepting Applications
If you can squat more than 300 pounds -- and then do it again nine more times -- the Marines may have an elite job for you.
Navy Submarine That Went Missing with 80 Sailors Aboard Found 75 Years Later
A team of ocean explorers confirmed that the USS Grayback was discovered about 50 nautical miles south of Okinawa in June.
Trump Restores Rank to SEAL, Grants Clemency for Soldiers in War Zone Crimes Cases
"As the President has stated, 'when our soldiers have to fight for our country, I want to give them the confidence to fight.'...
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Young patient receives life changing surgery aboard the hospital USNS Comfort (T-AH 20). Comfort is working with health and...
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Army Providing Security for Vindman During Probe
An official says the Army and local law enforcement are providing security as he testifies during the impeachment hearing.
Butterfly on a Bomb Range: Endangered Species Act at Work on Fort Bragg
As a 400-pound explosive resounds in the distance, a tiny St. Francis Satyr butterfly flits among the splotchy leaves.
Army Lt. Col. Vindman Ready to Speak Out Publicly on Trump
The decorated soldier and White House aide is about to get his chance to tell his story publicly.
Sailors and Families Are Seeking $287M in New Lawsuits After Navy Ship Collision
Navy leaders have acknowledged several missteps that led to the fatal accident.
'Extraordinary and Remarkable Legacy': Naval Academy Grads Discuss Life as NASA Astronauts
Lt. Kayla Barron never imagined she might become an astronaut until she served on a submarine.
Air Force News
The Air Force Could Retire These 8 Fighter Planes and Bombers
Some think that getting rid of the old stuff to make room for the new makes sense.
Airman of the Year Earns Silver Star for Heroism in Afghan Firefights
One firefight went on for nearly 10 hours.
25 Years of Driving Without a License Comes to a Stop for German Man at Spangdahlem Gate
When he could not provide a valid license to the guards, the Air Force called the local police.
Marine Corps News
Attorney Calls on US Marine Deserter to Turn Himself In
Michael Alexander Brown is wanted for questioning in the murder of his mother's boyfriend.
Nine Years After War Took Marine's Legs, New Causes Give Him Purpose
An explosion took both of Jones' legs above the knees and caused severe damage to his right forearm and both wrists.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard to Reconsider Vessel Safety Improvements That It Had Rejected
A service leader said it will reconsider the measures in the aftermath of a fire that killed 34 people on a dive boat.
NTSB: Coast Guard Ignored Duck Boat Safety Proposals
Investigators say the changes might have prevented last year's Missouri accident, which killed 17 people.