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.
Review Finds 'Sufficient' Evidence Linking Hypertension to Agent Orange Exposure
The finding bolsters the case for veterans with hypertension to be granted easier access to VA benefits.
Most Popular Military News
Should Low-Income Military Families Get a Food Allowance? White House Says No
A provision in the House defense policy bill would create an entitlement to cover food and other needs.
Here's the New Marine Corps Weapon that Just Destroyed an Iranian Drone
The Marine Corps' Light Marine Air Defense Integrated System, known as LMADIS, jammed an Iranian drone.
Lawmaker Orders Investigation into 'Pink Tax' on Women's Military Uniforms
A bill in Congress would order a GAO report on whether there really are gender disparities in uniform prices.
US Marine Corps Asks Duncan Hunter to Stop Using Marine Symbols for Campaign
The service apparently wrote Hunter a letter asking him to immediately stop using the USMC Eagle, Globe and Anchor emblem.
Marines' New Top Officer Wants to Give New Moms a Full Year Off
The commandant's plan would drastically expand the service's maternity leave benefits.
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West Virginia Soldier Dies in Kuwait in Non-Combat Incident
The incident is under investigation.
Navy Identifies Sailor Lost at Sea from Carrier Lincoln
Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Slayton Saldana was reported overboard July 17.
Norfolk Navy Airman Sentenced in Murder for Hire Plot
Navy Airman Uriel Gerardo-Olivas will also receive a dishonorable discharge.
Air Force News
Former Air Force Pilot Lands Plane in All 50 States
Ronald Davis' recent flight in Hawaii represented the culmination of a 63-year journey to land a plane in all 50 states.
Eglin AFB F-35s Hit Their Highest Mission-Capable Rate
The 33rd Fighter Wing posted a 77.1% mission-capable rate for the 33 F-35s on its flight line.
Marine Corps News
Married Marine Colonels to Take on Separate Commands on the Same Day
During two separate Marine Corps change-of-command ceremonies Friday in North Carolina, Col. Ebitz will take the reins.
USS Kearsarge, USS Arlington Return Home After Deployment
The USS Kearsarge and USS Arlington returned to Norfolk Thursday following a seven-month deployment.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Cutter Provides World War II Aviator with Final Sendoff
His memorial service took place on board the Coast Guard cutter Oliver Berry.
Here's How the US Coast Guard Helped Put El Chapo Away for Life
Drug interdictions by the service played a role in convicting the kingpin.
Barry Drenches Gulf Coast, but Initially Spares New Orleans
Coast Guard helicopters rescued a dozen people and two pets from flooded areas of Terrebonne Parish, south of New Orleans.