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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…

Kirtland sergeant receives decoration for Afghanistan rescue

An instructor at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque has been honored for his part in a rescue he…

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.

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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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…

Kirtland sergeant receives decoration for Afghanistan rescue

An instructor at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque has been honored for his part in a rescue he…

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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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…

Veterans online shopping benefit 'still under consideration'

A proposal to expand online military exchange shopping benefits to all honorably discharged veterans…

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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…

Air Force, Calhoun reach extension through 2021 season

Air Force has reached an agreement with coach Troy Calhoun to extend his contract through the 2021 s…

Tell us: Your favorite Alaska adventure

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

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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