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Best for Refs: New nonprofit helps veterans become sports officials

Athletics-minded veterans seeking community involvement, or some extra cash, can receive a significant head start on the path to becoming a sports official thanks...

Starbucks Is Expanding Its Pledge to Hire More Veterans and Military...

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz just made a new vow for hiring veterans and military spouses: 25,000 by 2025. The fresh goal comes after the...

Millions of veterans could be ineligible to receive tax credits under...

In the struggle to overhaul Obamacare, House Republicans appear to have made a costly overcorrection. Due to a technical change in the current draft...

U.S. Army Honors Gary Sinise with George Catlett Marshall Medal for...

Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTERActor Gary Sinise has been selected to receive the 2017 George Catlett Marshall...

Military impostors at ‘epidemic’ level

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Thanks to a story by the KARE 11 investigative team, a convicted swindler faces a new charge for allegedly posing...

Watchdog Criticizes Veterans Affairs’ Suicide Hotline

WASHINGTON-The Department of Veterans Affairs' suicide crisis hotline is understaffed, poorly supervised and sometimes leaves veterans on hold so long that they simply hang...

Donald Trump is killing Meals on Wheels and it’s a serious...

Image: MUSSACHIO/EPA/REX/Shutterstock Put impaired veterans, elderly shut-ins and those who cannot leave their homes on the long list of Americans that the president...

President Trump Loves Military Veterans…To Death

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump finally released his long-awaited budget proposal and it was just as cruel as expected. The budget read like...

Trump: Plan to fix Department of Veterans Affairs ‘ahead of schedule’

President Trump said Friday that his administration's plan to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs is "ahead of schedule" and announced to a group...

Report: IBM to announce plan to hire 2,000 vets during Trump...

IBM President and CEO Ginni Rometty will announce plans to hire 2,000 U.S. military veterans during a meeting Friday with President Trump and German...

Actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise is awarded AUSA’s top honor for...

The Council of Trustees of the Association of the United States Army has selected Gary Sinise as the 2017 recipient of the George Catlett...

Vets group calls on first lady to condemn the Marine Corps...

WASHINGTON -- A group of veterans is calling for first lady Melania Trump to weigh in on the unfolding military nude photo sharing scandal,...

This Marine Broke the World Pullup Record-and You’ll Be Shocked at...

Valentino followed a two-pronged approach that consisted of a physical plan and a mental plan:1. He did 5 reps every minute. This pace kept...

Defense lawmakers take aim at fixing the ‘widow’s tax’

WASHINGTON - Republican defense lawmakers want the government to stop shortchanging military widows and widowers of their benefits, but they'll need help from budget...

The Military’s Nude Photo Scandal Goes Well Beyond Just The Marines

Alongside the porn stars, "college bitches," and nude celebrities on an anonymous image-sharing website, a user last month uploaded photos of a woman in...

‘Demoralizing’ Federal Marijuana Law Is Crushing Key Alzheimer’s Research

The federal prohibition of marijuana is blocking medical experts from studying weed's uses in treating Alzheimer's Disease, a problem facing a growing body of...

St. Patrick’s parade organizers reverse course, will allow gay vets to...

Organizers of the city's St. Patrick's Day parade reversed course on Friday and said they would allow a group of gay veterans to march...

Boston St. Pat’s parade reverses decision, allows gay veterans

Organizers of the city's St. Patrick's Day parade reversed course on Friday and said they would allow a group of gay veterans to march...

Gay Veterans Can March in Boston’s St. Patrick’s Parade, Organizers Say

A gay veterans groups has been-begrudgingly-re-invited to march in a St. Patrick's Day parade in Boston.The South Boston Allied War Veterans Council had originally...

‘You feel lost’: Deported U.S. vets in Mexico hope for return...

After manning a machine gun on a combat helicopter as a U.S. Marine during the liberation of Kuwait, Antonio Romo came back to the...