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Altman: Bay Pines has top VA volunteer, a Marine and Agent...

If you've ever been to a veterans event in Pinellas County, you've probably seen Dave Miller.He's the short, wiry, former Marine sergeant from Largo...

Woman tears into Mitch McConnell at GOP town hall over coal...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) faced some tough questions on Tuesday at a luncheon held in a Republican-heavy district in Kentucky. McConnell is...

At Town Hall, Angry Kentucky Woman Takes Break From Grilling Mitch...

A Kentucky woman at Mitch McConnell's Tuesday town hall meeting in Lexington ended a fiery rant, directed at the Senate Majority Leader, by...

President Trump’s hiring freeze is forcing two Army bases to suspend...

Trump's belt-tightening is hurting families of active-duty service membersWhen President Trump ordered a federal hiring freeze shortly after taking office, critics were quick to...

Whistleblower: VA about to toss hundreds of thousands of veteran applications

A whistleblower in the Atlanta office of the Department of Veterans Affairs warned President Trump on Tuesday that the VA is preparing to throw...

Constituent tells McConnell: ‘I’ll sit down and shut up like Elizabeth...

While protesters demonstrated outside, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was confronted by some tough questions inside a town hall event outside of Lexington, Ky.,...

Shulkin promises problematic VA workers will be fired

WASHINGTON -- Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin promised to crack down on underperforming employees and fire unacceptable workers in his first televised interview...

Paul Nuttall’s Ukip DEMANDS Theresa May ends ‘disgraceful’ treatment of military...

Around 7,000 veterans are currently homeless and thousands more are suffering from PTSD and other mental conditions as a result of their service for...

EXCLUSIVE: Disabled Veterans Report Discrimination, Targeting At Export-Import Bank

Disabled veterans working at the Export-Import bank are reporting that management is trying hard to oust them from the agency.Two disabled veterans at the...

Scott Brown under consideration for ambassador to New Zealand – The...

Former US senator Scott Brown is being considered for nomination as President Trump's ambassador to New Zealand, according to four sources familiar with the...

NBC’s ‘Today’ profiles veterans featured in George W. Bush’s new book

Image source: NBC's "Today" NBC's "Today" released Friday the first of its 10-part digital video series profiling the veterans featured in former President George...

Republicans Blast VA For Putting Unions Ahead Of Veterans Care

Their comments came after a recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report revealed that VA doesn't track official time accurately; some VA managers even worry...

‘Lion,’ ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ and ‘Hidden Figures’ Look Beyond Oscar Gold

Courtesy of The Weinstein Co/Summit/20th Centiry FoxAt this time of year, industry workers talk about a film in terms of Oscars and/or box...

It’s official: Military exchanges plan to offer online access to veterans...

The military exchanges have the green light to open their online doors to veterans by Nov. 11, an idea initially proposed by a top...

Disabled soldier left to PERISH on our streets as councils ‘IGNORE’...

A DISABLED, vulnerable military veteran is being left to freeze on the streets because a council is not doing its duty when it...

Study Underway on Marijuana Treatment for PTSD in Veterans

A clinical trial is underway on the effectiveness of marijuana for treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in veterans.The study was launched on Monday...

Military veteran’s suicide preceded by calls for help | Toronto Star

Carl Dunphy, a 39-year-old military veteran apparently suffering from PTSD and battling with Veterans Affairs Canada killed himself in a confrontation with police in...

NY Man’s Upside-Down Flag Protest of Trump Riles Neighbors

As a lifelong Republican, Navy veteran and retired NYPD cop living on Long Island, James Klein's protest of President Trump may seem a little...

Trump’s hiring freeze hurts young veterans, who were already having trouble...

Martinez got his chance when he landed a role on ABC's daytime drama "All My Children" and then went on to win "Dancing with...

Senate confirms Shulkin as new VA Secretary

WASHINGTON -- The Senate easily confirmed Dr. David Shulkin as the new Veterans Affairs Secretary on Monday night, making him the first non-veteran ever...