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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.

Pilot program will put military medical clinics in commissaries

Need medical attention? You might be able to do some grocery shopping while you're there, if the Nav…

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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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Video: Guiding the Greatest Generation

The Honor Flight Network brings veterans from all over the country to visit their war memorials in D…

Video: Army combat vet teaches MMA for PTSD

Todd Vance, a veteran-turned-social-worker uses his MMA training to help fight PTSD and substance ab…

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

Do you know of a company that does right by vets? If so, tell us, so that they can participate in th…

Supreme Court lets stand Texas veterans tuition aid program

The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand an appeals court ruling that upholds a much-watched Texas progr…

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…

Veteran unemployment drops again in 2016

Unemployment among the newest generation of veterans fell somewhat in December after a sharp spike u…

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…

Nate Boyer: From Kaepernick to Kilimanjaro

The former Green Beret on service, sacrifice … and his upcoming climb

New in 2017: Huge changes ahead for military retirement

A big decision looms for many service members: preserve a place in the military pension system or op…

Texas judge takes specialized court for veterans on the road

In the Army, Richard Ress survived duty in some of the most dangerous parts of Afghanistan, but on a…

Montana students share veterans' stories in new calendar

Faith Blackaby, 13, and Jillian Wynne, 12, of Kalispell spent last summer brainstorming on a project…

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Taylor Swift surprise visits 96-year-old veteran, fan in Missouri

At age 96, Cyrus Porter is a devoted Taylor Swift fan. He's traveled from his rural Missouri home to…

Air Force vet's handmade toys help comfort kids in crisis

Phil Lagarde donates the toys to police officers and firefighters, who hand them out to children who…

Campus mental health services are helping veterans succeed in college

One sign of a strong campus mental health program is a readiness to show an open door to veterans ev…

6 ways to win at group learning — strategies from military-serving colleges

If collaborative assignments turn you off to courses — or college completely — consider this:

4 ideas for getting through a difficult holiday deployment

As someone who missed many holidays with family and friends because of deployments, I understand the…

Colleges: DoD is now vetting certificates in 6 high-demand career fields — Dec. 30 deadline

Colleges with undergraduate certificates in certain high-demand fields are invited to have their pro…

FBI looks into Congress' claims VA lied about hospital costs

The Justice Department is considering whether to investigate allegations that Veterans Affairs Depar…

Methodology | Best for Vets: Law Enforcement 2017

Agencies were evaluated on their military recruiting, service member-related policies, rules for res…

Top 20 law enforcement agencies for transitioning veterans — new 2017 list

The top finishers in Military Times’ Best for Vets: Law Enforcement 2017 rankings include the Tucson…

Q&A: Troops ask about sexual problems related to deployments, mental health

I’ve always had a strong sex drive, but I just don’t care about it anymore. ... My husband thinks I…