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The nation's foremost military experts have 39 ideas for modernizing its personnel system

A new report from the Bipartisan Policy Center proposes sweeping reforms. But will Congress and Pent…

Insurance Guide 2017: Charts to compare providers, and tips for how to buy

Fewer people are buying life insurance. Experts say emotions may be clouding financial judgment.

Insurance Guide 2017: How to protect your military move

Regardless of how you PCS, there are insurance and safety factors to consider before, during and aft…

Insurance Guide 2017: Tips for taking inventory -- better records can speed claims process

PCS problems? Don't rely on movers' records.

Insurance Guide 2017: Don't overlook insurance for spouses, experts say

Policies for wives or husbands on the home front will lend peace of mind ... and much-needed support…

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Campus veterans centers are where student vets are hanging out

Thirty colleges and universities responded when Military Times asked for photos of veterans centers…

Best for Vets: Employers 2016 — our 7th annual rankings

A record number of companies took part in our survey this year, which included more than 90 question…

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Homeless veterans: Trump's budget could hurt efforts

The push to end homelessness among veterans would suffer without the U.S. Interagency Council on Hom…

Fifty years later, Green Beret receives Distinguished Service Cross for valor in Vietnam

His chain of command said they'd put him in for the Army's second-highest valor award after a fierce…

5 key points about the military's new blended retirement system

5 key points about the military's new blended retirement system

'Still one of us': 92-year-old gets Purple Heart from WWII

A 92-year-old North Carolina man has finally received the Purple Heart he earned more than 70 years…

Veteran beats the odds to run Boston Marathon

Six years after a roadside bomb blinded him and just two years after a case of meningitis rendered h…

Navy museum's World War II bomber honors Doolittle Raid

Flying Army bombers off a Navy aircraft carrier, U.S. forces struck a symbolic blow to the heart of…

Double-amputee Marine vet joins New York police department

The wounded warrior is now a cop — and he'll be walking the beat on titanium legs.

Army vet awarded Bronze Star for bravery in Vietnam battle

An Army veteran was awarded the Bronze Star this week for his heroism in a Vietnam War battle that l…

Cold War society keeps memories of tense global era fresh

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Cold War Historical Society gathers firsthand accounts from those who…

VA urges 'hiring surge' to reduce veterans' appeals backlog

The Department of Veterans Affairs is warning of a rapidly growing backlog for veterans who seek to…

Green Berets who liberated Afghanistan from the Taliban tell their stories in new documentary

In the days following the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the U.S., the Defense Department send two teams…

Ohio university offering military ethics graduate degree

Officials with Case Western Reserve University say the Ohio school's new graduate program in militar…

Best for Refs: New nonprofit helps veterans become sports officials

Founded by Fox Sports' Mike Pereira, Battlefields to Ballfields is accepting applications now.

Families of 18 airmen who died in a 1944 accident to rededicate memorial

Family and friends of airmen who died while training in Tucson in 1944 are rededicating a bridge in…

New Jersey man says he lied about being POW for deck, gifts

A New Jersey man has admitted lying about his military record to get gifts, including a nearly $32,0…

Anti-war veterans group protesting Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade

A group of anti-war military veterans say they'll hold a silent protest because they've again been p…

Trump meets with veteran leaders, promises VA reforms

The long awaited meeting included the vice president and representatives from 10 prominent veterans…

‘Katrina Girl’ from famous 2005 hurricane photo is bringing her Air Force vet rescuer to JROTC ball

LaShay Brown says she plans to join the military one day, although she is not yet sure which branch.

National Museum of the United States Army to begin construction at Fort Belvoir

Fort Belvoir is preparing for construction of the National Museum of the United States Army.

Veterans explore U.S. military desert uniforms in new book

“Desert Uniforms, Patches and Insignia of the U.S. Armed Forces" features more than 1,000 mostly col…

Wounded soldier given mortgage-free home

Wounded soldier Cahin Perez was handed keys to a new home — mortgage-free — on March 6 thanks to a p…

Veterans in Montana faced health referral delays nearly half the time

Montana military veterans who were referred to health specialists in 2015 faced delays in getting ap…

DoD: New TA oversight process to focus on correcting, not punishing, colleges

Randomly selected colleges, as well as those whose tuition assistance programs appear to differ sign…

Quilters in Detroit donate to homeless vets trying to get back on their feet

Farmington Library Quilters have been making the colorful quilts for about seven years.