WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Marine Tara Johnson says that when she finally got medical care after being sexually assaulted in the military, the Veterans Affairs doctor asked whether she really thought she had been raped. […]
HOUSTON (AP) — Four men found living in “deplorable conditions” in a Houston garage on Friday told police that they were being held captive after being lured by promises of food and cigarettes so that […]
Each year President Obama honors a handful of extraordinary Americans with the Citizens Medal, one of our nation’s highest civilian honors. The Citizens Medal recognizes Americans for exemplary deeds of service outside of their regular jobs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The jobs picture for the nation’s veterans improved significantly last year, particularly for those who have served since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Labor Department said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is challenging some of America’s top CEOs to “think outside the box” and hire more veterans, saying that oblessness among veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan is nearly 2 points higher than the national rate.
Veterans injured in Afghanistan are now being honored with high-tech homes to enable them to live more independent lives. The wired and iPad friendly units are custom built for each veteran. Watch this inspiring story:
WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama on Monday challenged governors to make it easier for military personnel to transfer their skills to civilian jobs as they return home from Afghanistan and other far-flung posts.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs says it has added more than 1,000 mental health professionals and 200 support staff to meet the needs of returning veterans, but still has more to do to meet a requirement set by President Obama.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Iraq vet Alma Felix hopes the U.S. military’s new rules to open hundreds of thousands of combat jobs to women will lead society to recognize that female troops can be courageous warriors.
Veterans Day was Sunday, but the federal holiday in observance of it is today. Government offices, courts, libraries, banks and post offices will be closed. Trash will be collected as usual in Los Angeles. Metro-operated […]