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VVA to Obama: Why pardon felons and not suffering vets?

The veterans group wants action on the issue of "bad paper" discharges before the president leaves o…

Obama commutes Chelsea Manning's sentence, pardons Gen. James Cartwright

Chelsea Manning, Dwight Loving, and James Cartwright all received lessened sentences from President…

Iraq military: Troops have 'full control' of eastern Mosul

U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops announced on Wednesday they were in "full control" of eastern Mo…

Tim Kennedy retires from the UFC, mixed martial arts

The 37-year-old announced it Tuesday via Facebook.

'Six' captures SEAL team in the field, at home ... and on the hunt

The special operations drama premieres Wednesday on the History Channel.

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VVA to Obama: Why pardon felons and not suffering vets?

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U.S. increasing airdrops of supplies to forces battling ISIS in Syria

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Chelsea Manning's incredible journey from leaker to transgender crusader

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U.S. forces team with Turkey again to attack ISIS in Syria

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VVA to Obama: Why pardon felons and not suffering vets?

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Iraq military: Troops have 'full control' of eastern Mosul

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VVA to Obama: Why pardon felons and not suffering vets?

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Trump and Boeing CEO Look to Downscale Requirements on Air Force One Replacement

President-elect Donald Trump met with Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg for the second time Tuesday.

VA by the numbers: Has the department made progress?

A look at some key statistics of veterans programs as the bureaucracy prepares to change leaders.

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Video: Guiding the Greatest Generation

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Video: Army combat vet teaches MMA for PTSD

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The military's massive valor awards review will result in fewer than 100 upgrades

More than 1,300 medal citations were examined for battlefield heroics since 9/11.

VA Secretary Robert McDonald's advice to vets

Outgoing Veterans Affairs Department Secretary Robert McDonald said he looks forward to being able t…

Best for Vets: Employers survey launched

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Moving beyond talk therapy for PTSD — a challenge for the next VA secretary

We need to pay more than lip service to nontraditional PTSD treatments. We need to fund studies look…

DoD issues new guidance for veterans seeking discharge upgrades, military record corrections

The Defense Department announced Friday a renewed effort to ensure veterans know how to request a re…

Defense official: Service's MWR funding issues remain unresolved

A defense official says the way forward may come in the form of a proposal, still in the works, that…

Survey: High operational tempo still affecting military families

The stresses of frequent deployments, despite the drawdowns, continue.

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Defense officials approve expanded veterans online shopping benefit

Defense officials have given the green light to allow all honorably discharged veterans to shop at o…

Marine families raise concerns their children's cancers may be linked to South Carolina base

Two Marine Corps wives are stepping up their quest for answers about whether their children's cancer…

As Obama leaves office, goal on homeless veterans goes unmet

Pledges by President Barack Obama and a national nonprofit organization to end homelessness among ve…

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'Six' captures SEAL team in the field, at home ... and on the hunt

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