- Sep. 23, 2014
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Erectile dysfunction diagnoses have skyrocketed in the U.S. military in the past decade, with the rate among troops more than doubling from 2004 to 2013.
A. If your wife and stepchild were deemed eligible for registration in DEERS, then they are fully eligible for Tricare coverage under your sponsorship.
A recent Defense Department report finds that the military health system is meeting the needs of its youngest beneficiaries — but raises concerns that Pentagon officials don't have enough data or information in some areas to make a complete assessment on
According to official medical records, a former Minnesota Marine apparently contacted the Minneapolis VA from his grave to cancel an existing appointment and reschedule it.
While the military has poured more money into suicide research than any other sector of American society in recent years, certain targets in dire need of study remain under-funded, according to a RAND Corp. report released Monday.
Over the past half-dozen years, sailors and Marines have borne the brunt of longer and longer deployments. Now, for the first time, they'll start getting paid for it after 220 deployed days.
Hundreds of military veterans received free marijuana during a special giveaway in Denver designed to show that pot can help ease their pain.
A new Wi-Fi service is being rolled out over the next year in barracks and dormitories for soldiers, airmen and Marines.
A. Quite a bit; that could lead to a charge of child endangerment, a violation of Article 134 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
If you plan to vote in the Nov. 4 elections, now is the time to request an absentee ballot, said the defense official who runs the Federal Voting Assistance Program.
When a service member leaves the military, it affects the entire family. How a family prepares for that transition can make a huge difference.
Q. While my wife and I were on a vacation cruise, my wife fell during a shore excursion in Mexico. She was treated by the physician on the cruise ship for a hand fracture, a forehead laceration and a chest contusion.
If you need another reason to shop around for auto insurance, how about this: Some companies may charge higher rates if they believe you won't shop around.
The four-star chief of U.S. Transportation Command has personally told contractor International Auto Logistics that he expects better performance in shipping troops' vehicles to and from overseas locations.
A. The answers actually begin with a tidbit that you mention in Question No. 5.
One can argue that the hardest decision a political leader faces is sending men and women to war. In the U.S., this decision is limited to a very small but highly influential group of presidents and lawmakers.
Sailors and Marines deployed longer than 220 days in a row are to start receiving a new op tempo pay intended to reward them for the hardships of serving through an extended deployment.
Troops who want to donate to a charity through the Combined Federal Campaign this season will see some improvements.
The Department of Veterans Affairs' internal watchdog testified Wednesday that delayed treatment for thousands of Arizona veterans may have contributed to some deaths, a strikingly different emphasis than in an August report on the Phoenix VA medical cent
The House has passed a bill to increase oversight of veterans' hospitals under construction, following a report that some medical centers take three years longer to complete than estimated and cost an extra $366 million per project.
In Frank Beatty's experience in the private sector, discussions about job losses and benefits cuts are not limited to the military community.
The on-time delivery rate for troops' vehicles being shipped to and from overseas was about 20 percent in July, according to a senator who wants more information from U.S.
A Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general's report on delayed health care at the Phoenix VA medical center used a standard to evaluate patient deaths that would be virtually impossible to meet, according to medical experts.
A senior attorney at the Board of Veterans Appeals told lawmakers Wednesday that managers at the agency covered up delays in appeals processing and doctored records to protect their performance bonuses.
As a peer mentor for Wounded Warrior Project, Josh Renschler regularly helps severely injured veterans navigate the Veterans Affairs Department health care system.