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Senate panel approves Mattis for defense post

The Senate Armed Services Committee has overwhelmingly approved President-elect Donald Trump's pick…

Judge scolds government over Iraq detainee abuse pictures

A federal judge scolded the government on Wednesday for being overprotective of potentially disturbi…

On Russia, Trump's UN pick Nikki Haley breaks ranks with the boss

The South Carolina governor told lawmakers Wednesday “I don’t think we can trust them.”

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 defends decision to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence

President Barack Obama firmly defended his decision to cut nearly three decades off convicted leaker…

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Judge scolds government over Iraq detainee abuse pictures

A federal judge scolded the government on Wednesday for being overprotective of potentially disturbi…

Pentagon chief says he opposed cutting Chelsea Manning's prison term

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday he had opposed commuting the prison sentence of convicte…

Obama defends decision to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence

President Barack Obama firmly defended his decision to cut nearly three decades off convicted leaker…

Sailor faces 15 years and court-martial over child porn

A Navy sailor is facing up to 15 years in prison for production of child pornography.

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Judge scolds government over Iraq detainee abuse pictures

A federal judge scolded the government on Wednesday for being overprotective of potentially disturbi…

Pentagon chief says he opposed cutting Chelsea Manning's prison term

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday he had opposed commuting the prison sentence of convicte…

On Russia, Trump's UN pick Nikki Haley breaks ranks with the boss

The South Carolina governor told lawmakers Wednesday “I don’t think we can trust them.”

Haley supports moving U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley declared her support for moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel…

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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…

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

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…

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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

The special operations drama premieres Wednesday on the History Channel.

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…

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