Category: Veterans

Air Force combat controller killed in Afghanistan to receive Medal of Honor, report says

An Air Force combat controller killed in action while in Afghanistan in 2002 will be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor,…

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Diver’s find in sunken wreckage of bomber could lead to recognition of WWII veteran’s valor

Even at 96, Armand Sedgeley recalls long-ago events with the clarity of the raw, 22-year-old Army airman he was on…

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Watching A-bomb explode gave vet a lifetime of conversation starters

Nine miles out at sea when an atomic bomb ignited at Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, 19-year-old Frank G.…

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Army says memo on bad anthrax vaccine possibly given to soldiers is false

The Army said this week that a memo about soldiers possibly being exposed to bad anthrax vaccines, thus potentially eligible…

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Searching: 96-year-old veteran wants to talk to a fellow vet who fought in the Battle of Guadalcanal

A 96-year-old veteran who served in the Battle of Guadalcanal is seeking to speak with another veteran who served during…

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T-Mobile expands jobs, services for veterans

T-Mobile has launched a campaign geared toward veterans, with a hiring effort, discounts on phone lines, and investments in its…

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Veterans Affairs’ chief information officer resigns

The chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs resigned Tuesday, prompting questions about what will happen with the…

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VA secretary nominee Jackson tells senator he won’t privatize the agency

President Donald Trump’s nominee for Department of Veterans Affairs secretary told a leading senator Tuesday that he does not want…

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‘Lone Survivor’ Marcus Luttrell and ‘Military Makeover’ make this Bradenton veteran’s life a little easier

"Oh my God, that's all I can say," said Melissa Cornelius, when Lifetime's "Military Makeover" show did the reveal on…

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Firefighters mow lawn of 30-year military veteran after he suffers chest pains

Two Alabama firefighters came to the aid of a 30-year military veteran who suffered chest pains last week while mowing…

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Supply issues delay procedures at DC VA hospital after officials claimed they stopped

Department of Veterans Affairs documents detail seven canceled procedures caused by supply shortages in February and March at the VA…

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New leader takes over effort to establish Global War on Terror memorial

The nonprofit behind the effort to establish a national memorial dedicated to the Global War on Terror got a new…

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Former US service member arrested after German train station fight turns deadly

A former U.S. service member is in jail and under investigation for allegedly punching and killing a German man outside…

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Iraq war veteran gets life in prison for Crofton murder of girlfriend

An Iraq War veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for stabbing his girlfriend…

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Waldoboro woman sues VA over death of father, 90, blaming change in meds

A Waldoboro woman is suing the federal government over the death of her 90-year-old father less than two weeks after…

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Hudsonville man, WWII veteran receives Congressional Gold Medal

Al Johnson, a 94-year-old World War II veteran from Hudsonville, said it's hard for people to remember something that never…

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Larry Connell is out as director of DC VA hospital

The director of the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Washington was reassigned Monday amid ongoing problems at the…

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Acting VA secretary wants Congress to act on Choice reform

The acting secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs supports a package of VA reforms Congress failed to pass last…

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WWII veteran listed as missing since 1944, laid to rest

With full military honors — delayed some 73 years — Ora Sharninghouse, Jr., was laid to rest Saturday under a…

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Medal of Honor recipient buried at Arlington cemetery

Thomas Hudner, a former U.S. Navy pilot who received the Medal of Honor for his heroics in the Korean War,…

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