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VA by the numbers: Has the department made progress?

A look at some key statistics of veterans programs as the bureaucracy prepares to change leaders.

One Marine killed, second wounded in training accident

The accident happened on Jan. 13 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms in Califo…

Head of D.C. National Guard asked to stay through inauguration

The departing head of the District of Columbia National Guard says he was asked to stay in his job a…

In his own words: Mattis on the challenges facing the military

The retired Marine Corps general spoke before the Senate Armed Services Committee last week ahead of…

The military's massive valor awards review will result in fewer than 100 upgrades

More than 1,300 medal citations were examined for battlefield heroics since 9/11.

Vietnam veteran's Medal of Honor on hold during presidential transition

When President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act two days before Christmas, he sig…

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Head of D.C. National Guard asked to stay through inauguration

The departing head of the District of Columbia National Guard says he was asked to stay in his job a…

One Marine killed, second wounded in training accident

The accident happened on Jan. 13 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms in Califo…

Vietnam veteran's Medal of Honor on hold during presidential transition

When President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act two days before Christmas, he sig…

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VA by the numbers: Has the department made progress?

A look at some key statistics of veterans programs as the bureaucracy prepares to change leaders.

Head of D.C. National Guard asked to stay through inauguration

The departing head of the District of Columbia National Guard says he was asked to stay in his job a…

Kerry urges Trump administration to attend Syria peace talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged the incoming Trump administration to accept an in…

Outgoing CIA chief rips into Trump over tweets, Russia

Outgoing CIA Director John Brennan ripped into Donald Trump on Sunday for "talking and tweeting" abo…

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VA by the numbers: Has the department made progress?

A look at some key statistics of veterans programs as the bureaucracy prepares to change leaders.

Kremlin counts days to Trump's inauguration, blasts Obama

Exulted by Donald Trump's victory in the U.S., the Kremlin is counting the days to his inauguration…

In his own words: Mattis on the challenges facing the military

The retired Marine Corps general spoke before the Senate Armed Services Committee last week ahead of…

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The military's massive valor awards review will result in fewer than 100 upgrades

More than 1,300 medal citations were examined for battlefield heroics since 9/11.

VA Secretary Robert McDonald's advice to vets

Outgoing Veterans Affairs Department Secretary Robert McDonald said he looks forward to being able t…

Best for Vets: Employers survey launched

Do you know of a company that does right by vets? If so, tell us, so that they can participate in th…

Supreme Court lets stand Texas veterans tuition aid program

The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand an appeals court ruling that upholds a much-watched Texas progr…

Moving beyond talk therapy for PTSD — a challenge for the next VA secretary

We need to pay more than lip service to nontraditional PTSD treatments. We need to fund studies look…

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Moving beyond talk therapy for PTSD — a challenge for the next VA secretary

We need to pay more than lip service to nontraditional PTSD treatments. We need to fund studies look…

DoD issues new guidance for veterans seeking discharge upgrades, military record corrections

The Defense Department announced Friday a renewed effort to ensure veterans know how to request a re…

Defense official: Service's MWR funding issues remain unresolved

A defense official says the way forward may come in the form of a proposal, still in the works, that…

Survey: High operational tempo still affecting military families

The stresses of frequent deployments, despite the drawdowns, continue.

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Defense officials approve expanded veterans online shopping benefit

Defense officials have given the green light to allow all honorably discharged veterans to shop at o…

Marine families raise concerns their children's cancers may be linked to South Carolina base

Two Marine Corps wives are stepping up their quest for answers about whether their children's cancer…

As Obama leaves office, goal on homeless veterans goes unmet

Pledges by President Barack Obama and a national nonprofit organization to end homelessness among ve…

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New Year's fitness plans already flat? Get tips from 5 bodybuilders in uniform

Was your resolution to get ripped? Have you already started slacking? Don't despair.

Report: Adam Driver, Sylvester Stallone to star in story of 82nd Airborne quadruple amputee

After a book and a documentary, the life story of Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills could get the Hollywo…

Tell us: Your favorite Alaska adventure

Military Times is preparing to launch a regular travel feature, and we want your help tackling the f…

Marine veteran Shane Kruchten on his big MMA win in New York City, and what's next

A successful return to the cage after a long layoff could mean big things for this Marine fighter

One-man show portrays troops through the centuries, in their own words

'The American Soldier' is set for a performance at the Kennedy Center on inauguration weekend.

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