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Student Veterans, Schools Frustrated over Lack of Housing Payments from VA
The VA has acknowledged technical issues are causing 340,000 student veterans to receive incorrect housing stipends.
VA Report: Suicide Rate Among Younger Veterans Increased from 2015 to 2016
The number of suicides among younger veterans increased "substantially" from 2015 to 2016, according to a new report.
Trump Signs $200 Billion VA Budget for 2019
President Trump signed a spending bill for the Department of Veterans Affairs that for the first time exceeds $200B.
VA Cites Improvements at Five Hospitals Removed from 'High-Risk' List
The VA hospitals in Dublin, Ga.; Harlingen, Texas; Roseburg, Ore., Nashville and Denver were removed from high-risk status.
Delays in Forever GI Bill Implementation Could Affect Veterans' Checks
Student veterans starting the school year could receive incorrect housing payments from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Leader of VA Electronic Health Record Project Resigns, Prompts Concern
The person selected to lead an overhaul of the Department of Veterans Affairs' electronic health records resigned Friday.
IG Finds the VA Wrongly Denies Benefits to Victims of Military Sexual Trauma
The VA denied 5,500 of 12,000 claims submitted in 2017 by vets who said they suffered from PTSD related to a sexual assault.
VA Shuffles Leadership; Former Acting Secretary Retained as Senior Adviser
VA Secretary Robert Wilkie, sworn into the job two weeks ago, listed several changes he's made to his leadership team.
Two Years After Trump Promised White House Veterans Hotline, It's Open -- in West Virginia
The hotline's connection to the White House is in name only. The operation is located in Shepherdstown, W.Va.
Veteran Could Get Stuck with $30,000 VA Choice Bill
A Vietnam War veteran's private healthcare provider hasn't been paid by VA for his treatment since December.
House Approves Benefits for Blue Water Navy Veterans
The House unanimously passed legislation that would extend VA benefits to 90,000 sailors who served during the Vietnam War.
VA Reveals its Veteran Suicide Statistic Included Active-Duty Troops
The VA has now revealed the average daily number of vet suicides has always included deaths of active-duty servicemembers.
National Mall Site Selected as Location of National Gulf War Memorial
A federal commission approved a site on the National Mall for the National Desert Storm and Desert Shield War Memorial.
VA Hospitals Across the Country Have More Than 3,000 Unwanted Jobs
Thousands of jobs at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals across the country remain vacant.
VA Discloses Rankings of 133 Nursing Homes
The Department of Veterans Affairs revealed its internal rankings of 133 VA nursing homes nationwide.
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SEAL Allegedly Shot Non-Combatants, Held Reenlistment Ceremony with Corpse
A Navy SEAL who allegedly stabbed a wounded ISIS fighter to death last year is also accused of shooting two noncombatants.
SEALs, Marines Charged in Strangling Murder of Green Beret in Mali
The charges against the four individuals were finalized yesterday, according to a release from Navy Region Mid-Atlantic.
Air Force Identifies Pilots Killed, Injured in Latest T-38 Trainer Crash
The crash was the 5th in 12 months involving a T-38.
First Woman Passes Army Special Forces Selection Process
A female soldier has made it through the selection process required for the U.S. Army Special Forces Qualification Course.
Maintenance Errors Preceded Horrific WC-130 Crash That Killed 9
Engine and maintenance issues documented in the aging aircraft raise more questions about the cause of the May 2 mishap.
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Facing Recruiting Shortfall, Army Brass Hit the Road in Search of New Warriors
The Army is targeting 22 major cities in an attempt to strengthen the service's connection with the American public.
Fathers of 3 Green Berets Killed in Jordan File Lawsuit Alleging Cover-Up
The fathers of three U.S. troops killed in Jordan compared the deaths of their sons to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
$699 Million Fort Bragg Construction Planned over 6 Years
Fort Bragg officials said there is no end in sight for growth at the nation's largest military installation.
Judge Allows Class-Action Lawsuit by Mentally Ill Veterans
Thousands of vets of recent war who developed PTSD but were denied VA benefits were given a green light to sue the military.
Petty Officer Gets 2-Year Sentence After Assaulting Sailor, Strangling Civilian
A USS Ronald Reagan aviation ordnanceman has been sentenced to two years in prison.
Senators Push for USS Thresher Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery
USS Thresher sank off the coast of New England April 10, 1963. The submarine was built at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
Air Force News
Air Force Academy Cadet Accused of Cocaine Use Faces Court-martial
Junior cadet and football recruit Ethan Walton faces a maximum sentence of five years for the drug charge.
California Air National Guard Units Called In to Fight Wildfires
The California Air National Guard is assisting in firefighting efforts across the state as citizens flee two wildfires.
F-35 Tests Out Tech that Keeps Pilots from Crashing Into the Ground
A technology that can help prevent pilots from colliding with the ground has begun its initial testing on the F-35 JSF.
Marine Corps News
Marines Hope to Prevent Mass Shootings by Stressing FBI Reporting
The Marine Corps recently put out a message to ensure that commanders report "criminal justice information" to the FBI.
Trump Visits Marines, Talks at Veterans' Event
The president and first lady Melania Trump spent about 40 minutes at the Washington, D.C. Marine Barracks compound.
Couple, Homeless Marine Vet Charged in Charitable Scam
A tale of a homeless man using his last $20 to help a stranded woman buy gas was a complete lie, a prosecutor said.
Coast Guard News
Multi-agency Drug Sweep Nets 49 Arrests, $500M in Cocaine: Coast Guard
The Coast Guard seized 226 tons of cocaine last year and brought in 708 suspected drug smugglers.
$500 Million of Cocaine Seized by Coast Guard Delivered to Port Everglades
The U.S. Coast Guard unloaded about 18.5 tons of cocaine, seized in international waters in a series of interdictions.
Senate OKs Coast Guard Bill with Ballast Water Compromise
The plan, part of a $10.6 billion Coast Guard budget authorization bill, includes provisions sought by environmentalists.