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Today in history: Marines raise the U.S. flag atop Mount Suribachi

Also today, Brig. Gen. Zachary Taylor proves too rough and ready to beat at Buena Vista.

Today in history: Union forces secure the last major operating Confederate seaport

Also today, Roosevelt orders Gen. Douglas MacArthur to leave the Philippines.

Shulkin promises problematic VA workers will be fired

In his first interview since taking the job, the VA secretary said accountability is among his top p…

Remembering Lt. Gen. Hal Moore: Read the moving eulogy delivered by his eldest son

Hal Moore’s life was a love story. Now, love. Love is not the word that comes readily to mind when s…

New VA Secretary joins Trump on Twitter

The personal account for Dr. David Shulkin is a first for the top VA official.

Soldier, a WWII POW who saved hundreds by defying Nazis, nominated for Congressional Gold Medal

Tennessee's two U.S. senators are hoping to get the federal government to honor a Knoxville soldier…

WWII Navy vet overcame typhoons and a torpedo to become well-known academic

Carl Lee Davis grew up in a very small rural community in Kentucky, later finding himself on a ship…

Hal Moore, portrayed by actor Mel Gibson in 'We Were Soldiers,' dies at age 94

Retired Lt. Gen. Hal Moore, whose book about his experience in Vietnam was made into the movie "We W…

Vet's WWII dog tag, found in England, returned to him after 70 years

Raymond Odom's journey to England began on the Queen Mary in the middle of World War II.

Taylor Swift, battlefield heroes among honorees on HillVets 100 list

The pop star is among 99 notables being recognized for contributions to the military and veterans co…

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Today in history: Marines raise the U.S. flag atop Mount Suribachi

Also today, Brig. Gen. Zachary Taylor proves too rough and ready to beat at Buena Vista.

Today in history: Union forces secure the last major operating Confederate seaport

Also today, Roosevelt orders Gen. Douglas MacArthur to leave the Philippines.

Shulkin promises problematic VA workers will be fired

In his first interview since taking the job, the VA secretary said accountability is among his top p…

Remembering Lt. Gen. Hal Moore: Read the moving eulogy delivered by his eldest son

Hal Moore’s life was a love story. Now, love. Love is not the word that comes readily to mind when s…

New VA Secretary joins Trump on Twitter

The personal account for Dr. David Shulkin is a first for the top VA official.

Soldier, a WWII POW who saved hundreds by defying Nazis, nominated for Congressional Gold Medal

Tennessee's two U.S. senators are hoping to get the federal government to honor a Knoxville soldier…

WWII Navy vet overcame typhoons and a torpedo to become well-known academic

Carl Lee Davis grew up in a very small rural community in Kentucky, later finding himself on a ship…

Hal Moore, portrayed by actor Mel Gibson in 'We Were Soldiers,' dies at age 94

Retired Lt. Gen. Hal Moore, whose book about his experience in Vietnam was made into the movie "We W…

Vet's WWII dog tag, found in England, returned to him after 70 years

Raymond Odom's journey to England began on the Queen Mary in the middle of World War II.

Taylor Swift, battlefield heroes among honorees on HillVets 100 list

The pop star is among 99 notables being recognized for contributions to the military and veterans co…

Nats, Red Sox to play an April 1 exhibition game at the Naval Academy

The Washington Nationals will face the Boston Red Sox in an exhibition game at the U.S. Naval Academ…

Unemployment rate for young vets up again in January

Last month saw 6.3 percent of Iraq and Afghanistan era veterans unable to find work, according to fe…

Why Washington needs more veterans, and not just in office

Service members eager to take the (Capitol) Hill are in need of support, according to a Marine veter…

David Shulkin, Trump's pick to head the VA, rejects radical change to fix agency

President Trump's pick to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs is promising to meet veterans' hea…

VA is studying gut bacteria in PTSD, TBI patients following success in mice

Veterans Affairs researchers want to know if an over-the-counter probiotic given to colicky babies c…

What percentage of federal workers are veterans?

Overall, 30.9 percent of all federal employees in fiscal 2015 were veterans, according to the Office…

27 study aids for student veterans — apps and gadgets for reading, notes, tests and more

If poring over a college text is making your eyes droop just thinking about it, download one of thes…

Veterans: Consider using your GI Bill for a psychology degree

Although psychology has always been a career option for veterans, universities now recognize the imp…

WWII museum acquires German document demanding U.S. surrender at Bastogne

A suburban Boston museum with a huge trove of World War II-era items has acquired two key documents,…

Montana veterans push state legislators to approve building funds

Military veterans, college students and history supporters made passionate pleas Friday to Montana l…

WWII 'Memphis Belle' B-17 to be displayed at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Officials say a famous World War II aircraft will be on public display next year at the National Mus…

WWII Navy vet, a former postman, 'inspired' by letters from across country

One afternoon in mid-December, Meghan Henriques-Parker visited with her grandfather at his Bethel nu…

Defense Department revamps policy for civilian layoffs, but says no cuts are imminent

Job performance — not seniority or prior military service — is now the primary factor when determini…

Marine vet out to make world's strongest body armor

At Blake Waldrop's south Iowa factory, quality control involves ear protection, safety glasses and a…