Veterans

VA: Money for private health care may run out by year's end

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks after a veterans' health initiative received $2.1 billion in emergency funding, the Trump administration says the private-sector Veterans Choice health care program may need additional money as early as December to avoid a disruption of care for hundreds of thousands of …

Business

Veteran Groups Are Now Speaking on National Anthem Protests. They're Not Happy

As the country continues to debate on whether people should kneel in protest or respectfully stand for the national anthem, some of the most …

West Point Cadet Tweets Kaepernick Support: 'Communism Will Win'

So, while the nation has to deal with “take a knee” syndrome that’s infested sports, the last bastion of apolitical entertainment—there’s something …

Conservative View

Pat Tillman’s Widow Criticizes ‘Politicized’ Use of Late Husband’s Image

The widow of former Arizona Cardinals safety and Army Ranger Pat Tillman said she doesn’t want his image used as a politically divisive ploy in the president’s feud with NFL players.<p>On Monday, President Donald Trump retweeted an image of Tillman from user @jayMAGA45, with the caption, “NFLplayer …

Politics

Second World War veteran, 97, joins NFL players' 'taking the knee' protest after President Trump flag comments

A 97-year-old US Second World War veteran has publicly 'taken the knee' in support of NFL players protesting during the US national anthem after President Donald Trump called for those who did so to be sacked.<p>John Middlemas, who served in the US Navy for 21 years as a submariner, made the gesture …

Donald Trump

Commander of Fort Benning infantry training battalion is relieved of command

WASHINGTON – The Army quietly removed the commander of one of its two infantry training battalions at Fort Benning recently, a spokesman for the Army …

Military

The Tiger Force Atrocities

The memory haunts Bill Carpenter even 50 years after his tour in Vietnam ended. An elderly villager dressed in white had just carted geese over the dark Song Ve River when he crossed paths with Mr. Carpenter’s platoon — a unit known as Tiger Force. The villager sputtered in fear. The angry troops …

War

Deported American Military Veterans Find a Sanctuary in Tijuana

When veterans of the American military are deported to Tijuana, the former soldiers turn to Hector Barajas for help. He's the founder of the Deported …

Los Angeles

The American Legion: Hollywood’s Hottest Private Club

Younger veterans took control of Post 43 and lured a cool crowd with Art Deco bar and movie house—plus free parking<p>HOLLYWOOD—Here are words not often seen together in a sentence: American Legion and cool.<p>The young guns who have seized control of American Legion Post 43 are trying to fuse them …

Thank You for Your Service, Whoever You Are

On Sunday, dozens of NFL players took a knee and locked arms during the national anthem, a silent but powerful peaceful protest of the criminal …

Racism

Colorado Springs plans affordable housing project for homeless veterans

A 50-unit affordable housing project catering to homeless veterans is being planned for the Cimarron Hills area, the Pikes Peak United Way …

Housing

This made me so MAD, I just HAVE to address it...

This won’t take very long. I had intended to write an analysis about the Senate run-off race in Alabama today. It will be interesting to see how the …

Mike Tomlin

James Madison University

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How the government and One Nation may use media reforms to clip the ABC's wings

Among the four concessions concerning the ABC that senator Pauline Hanson extracted from the federal government in exchange for her support of its …

Department of Veterans Affairs

One Family's Vietnam War Story | American Experience

Two Days in October | Article<p>One Family's Vietnam War Story<p>From the Collection: Vietnam War<p>He was a general's son, she a beauty queen; by the …

Vietnam War

The American Legion: Hollywood's Hottest Private Club

HOLLYWOOD—Here are words not often seen together in a sentence: American Legion and cool.<p>The young guns who have seized control of American Legion Post 43 are trying to fuse them together in the minds of a new generation of combat veterans, rebranding their venerable Egyptian Revival building, with …

News (U.S.)

HELP ON THE WAY: Despite Leftist Claims, Trump Administration Is Sending Aid To Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump is the subject of a popular meme on the left: that instead of helping Puerto Rico, the President is parked in front of his …

Conservative View

ANC military vets march 'to shield looters in ranks'

Johannesburg - City of Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has slated the planned march of the ANC military veterans to his office as a plot to protect their …

Denver veterans split on controversy surrounding kneeling during national anthem

DENVER — Broncos fans have a wide range of opinions when it comes to NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem but it may be the opinions …

Denver

Top VA health official steps down as major reforms loom

WASHINGTON — The acting under secretary for health at the Department of Veterans Affairs abruptly stepped aside on Monday, leaving the agency with …

Military

Local Military Veterans Respond to NFL Player Protests

The war of words between NFL players and President Trump continues. Protests during the national anthem continue this week ahead of Monday Night …

Philadelphia

'Private briefings,' warrants and wiretaps — here are the dizzying Trump-Russia developments you may have missed

This month's revelations about the investigation into Russia's election interference and President Donald Trump's campaign ties to Moscow have come at a dizzying pace.<p>We learned that special counsel Robert Mueller obtained a search warrant to examine Facebook accounts linked to Russia after the …

Donald Trump

Gruesome experiments on dogs by VA draw outrage

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs is tightening oversight of controversial medical experiments on dogs after an investigation found …

Medicine

Second World War veteran, 97, takes a knee in support of anthem protests

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - On a day when NFL teams grabbed the nation's attention by co-ordinating demonstrations during the national anthem, a 97-year-old …

Canadian News

Army looks for new ways to address misbehaving generals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling with an embarrassing series of misconduct and behavior problems among senior officers, the Army is putting together new …

Ethics

First Female Marine Completes Grueling Infantry Officer Course

Support the news<p>For the first time, a female Marine has completed the grueling Infantry Officer Course.<p>The 13-week course is considered one of the …

Military

Mashaba: 'military veterans' companies scored broadband deal'

Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba says that a preliminary probe into the purchase of a R1.3-billion fibre broadband network benefited companies …

State Rep. Bud Williams blames 'Trump effect' after Mason Square veterans memorial smeared with crab apples

SPRINGFIELD - The Vietnam Veterans Memorial monuments at Mason Square, which honor black veterans of Springfield, was smeared with crab apples over …

Western Massachusetts

Inspiring Britain: The 93-year old war veteran still volunteering his services to community and country

<b>2017 has been a dark year for news – dominated by terror attacks, uncertainty in world politics and natural disasters. So, ITV News has decided it is</b> …

Volunteering

Prostaglandin EI inhibits leukemia stem cells

Targeting leukemia stem cells in combination with standard chemotherapy may improve treatment for chronic myeloid leukemia<p>Two drugs, already approved …

Cancer