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VA plans mental care for discharged vets, but at what cost?

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin touted new efforts Wednesday to expand urgent mental health…

VA defends plan to cut thousands of dollars from elderly vets' benefits

The move would stop paying unemployment-style stipends to retirement age beneficiaries.

House OKs revamp of VA appeals in bid to cut claims backlog

The House easily approved legislation Tuesday to cut the time it takes for the Department of Veteran…

Reaction to Trump's budget plan: Criticism from Dems, caution from GOPers

The $1.1 trillion proposal faces a long legislative branch battle before it can become law.

Trump's big VA budget request comes with proposed trims to veterans benefits

Administration officials said the moves will cut waste and help pay for more department services.

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61 military and veteran job fairs through August

The following are upcoming job fairs for service members and veterans. Go to the website for an even…

Americans think more than half of vets have mental problems, survey says

Nearly 3 million active and reserve members have left the service for civilian life since 2001.

Rescuers, rescued recall events that led to Lt. Col. Charles Kettles' Medal of Honor

Retired Lt. Col. Charles Kettles sat with friends, crew members and some of the soldiers he saved to…

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VA plans mental care for discharged vets, but at what cost?

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin touted new efforts Wednesday to expand urgent mental health…

VA defends plan to cut thousands of dollars from elderly vets' benefits

The move would stop paying unemployment-style stipends to retirement age beneficiaries.

House OKs revamp of VA appeals in bid to cut claims backlog

The House easily approved legislation Tuesday to cut the time it takes for the Department of Veteran…

Reaction to Trump's budget plan: Criticism from Dems, caution from GOPers

The $1.1 trillion proposal faces a long legislative branch battle before it can become law.

Trump's big VA budget request comes with proposed trims to veterans benefits

Administration officials said the moves will cut waste and help pay for more department services.

Trump budget trims payouts for vets, government retirees

Congress will have to decide whether they'll approve lower cost-of-living adjustments to retirement…

Commentary: Rally will put needed spotlight on toxic exposure among veterans

An Iraq War veteran and an iconic environmental advocate on the importance of Saturday's Operation S…

Unions decry VA bill as a broader attack on federal workers

They say legislation moving through Congress isn't about helping vets but instead hurting unions.