Many Iraq, Afghan vets choosing 'second service'

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – The link between U.S. military service and running for office is as old as the republic itself. It started with George Washington, who famously wrote that, “When we assumed the Soldier, […]


Calif. gov. signs 18 bills that benefit veterans

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California veterans and their families will receive a slew of new state benefits – from cheaper college tuition to expedited vocational licenses – under a legislative package signed by Gov. Jerry […]


Jobs bill for vets bogs down in Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate has blocked legislation that would have established a $1 billion jobs program putting veterans back to work tending to the country’s federal lands and bolstering local police and fire departments. […]


Senate panel OKs veterans infertility bill

WASHINGTON (AP) – A Senate commitee on Wednesday approved legislation that expands access to infertility treatment for seriously injured veterans. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Patty Murray, authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to cover […]




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