A U.S. soldier walks atop his armored vehicle at sunset as he prepares for a nighttime military exercise in the Kuwaiti desert south of the Iraqi border on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

VA reports spike in suicides among youngest vets

WASHINGTON (AP) — There has been a sharp increase in the suicide rate among the youngest male veterans, and a smaller but still significant jump among women who served in the military, the Department of […]


Texas train accident hits wounded vets | VIDEO

Federal officials will probe to find out why a freight train hit the 18-wheeler.


Actor Gary Sinise supporting veterans

(AP) – Hollywood actor Gary Sinise is helping promote a summer concert in suburban Chicago that will benefit veterans. The “Forrest Gump” star helped kickoff ticket sales for “Rockin’ for the Troops” on Thursday at […]


Settlement OK'd over Mojave cross on US land

(AP) – A federal judge has approved a land-swap settlement of a lawsuit over remote site in the Mojave National Preserve where war memorial crosses have been erected for decades. The settlement announced Tuesday calls […]