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Senate panel approves Mattis for defense post

The Senate Armed Services Committee has overwhelmingly approved President-elect Donald Trump's pick…

VVA to Obama: Why pardon felons and not suffering vets?

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Obama defends decision to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence

President Barack Obama firmly defended his decision to cut nearly three decades off convicted leaker…

George H.W. Bush now in ICU; wife Barbara Bush also hospitalized

A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says Bush has been admitted to the intensive care…

First F-35B fighter jets arrive in Japan

The first Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters have arrived in Japan, beginning…

Marine killed in training accident identified, second Marine in critical condition

Lance Corporal Austin Ruiz, 19, was killed Jan. 13 in a small arms live-fire accident.

'Six' captures SEAL team in the field, at home ... and on the hunt

The special operations drama premieres Wednesday on the History Channel.

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Former VA doctor — the 'Candy Man' — surrenders medical license

A former Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center doctor accused of overprescribing opioids has…

Obama defends decision to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence

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Iraqi PM wants full disclosure about 2003 U.S.-led invasion

Iraq's prime minister is demanding full disclosure about events surrounding the 2003 U.S.-led invasi…

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VVA to Obama: Why pardon felons and not suffering vets?

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Trump and Boeing CEO Look to Downscale Requirements on Air Force One Replacement

President-elect Donald Trump met with Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg for the second time Tuesday.

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.

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Video: Army combat vet teaches MMA for PTSD

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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

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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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'Six' captures SEAL team in the field, at home ... and on the hunt

The special operations drama premieres Wednesday on the History Channel.

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