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23-year-old man leaps from ambulance, is killed on California highway

23-year-old man leaps from ambulance, is killed on California highway

A 23-year-old man jumped out of the back of a moving ambulance and was struck by a car and killed on an interstate near San Diego, authorities said.
Exclusive—Tom Cotton Plans to Back Veterans for Congress in GOP Bid to Retake House: ‘We Will Win Back the Majority’

Exclusive—Tom Cotton Plans to Back Veterans for Congress in GOP Bid to Retake House: ‘We Will Win Back the Majority’

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) has launched a new effort to support fellow veterans in bids for Congress as part of an organized campaign designed to help Republicans secure their U.S. Senate majority and
Pearl Harbor Survivor Who Suffered Burns to Over 70% of His Body in Attack Dies at 97

Pearl Harbor Survivor Who Suffered Burns to Over 70% of His Body in Attack Dies at 97

Donald Stratton, one of the last USS Arizona survivors from the attack on Pearl Harbor, died on Saturday, the Pearl Harbor National Memorial . He was 97. “We are profoundly sad to say that last night,
As Homelessness Plagues Los Angeles, Success Comes for Veterans

As Homelessness Plagues Los Angeles, Success Comes for Veterans

In California’s biggest city, a nearly 400-acre campus with new housing represents one of the country’s most ambitious plans to address veteran homelessness.
As Homelessness Plagues Los Angeles, Success Comes for Veterans

As Homelessness Plagues Los Angeles, Success Comes for Veterans

In California’s biggest city, a nearly 400-acre campus with new housing represents one of the country’s most ambitious plans to address veteran homelessness.
Brain Inflammation Found in Veterans With Gulf War Illness

Brain Inflammation Found in Veterans With Gulf War Illness

In a new study, researchers detected widespread inflammation in the brains of veterans diagnosed with Gulf War Illness (GWI). GWI is a chronic, multi-symptom condition affecting about 30% of
Love Letters From World War II Reveal Promises Made and Broken

Love Letters From World War II Reveal Promises Made and Broken

A museum in New Orleans dedicated to World War II has a vast collection of letters from soldiers, sailors and the women who loved them.
Veterans Affairs, a Trump Signature Issue, Is Facing Turmoil Again

Veterans Affairs, a Trump Signature Issue, Is Facing Turmoil Again

The mysterious firing of the department’s deputy secretary was the latest incident to shake the agency as it embarks on ambitious changes to health care.
Veterans Affairs, a Trump Signature Issue, Is Facing Turmoil Again

Veterans Affairs, a Trump Signature Issue, Is Facing Turmoil Again

The mysterious firing of the department’s deputy secretary was the latest incident to shake the agency as it embarks on ambitious changes to health care.
Love Letters From World War II Reveal Promises Made and Broken

Love Letters From World War II Reveal Promises Made and Broken

A museum in New Orleans dedicated to World War II has a vast collection of letters from soldiers, sailors and the women who loved them.
Legal Win Is Too Late for Many Who Got Cancer After Nuclear Clean-Up

Legal Win Is Too Late for Many Who Got Cancer After Nuclear Clean-Up

Air Force veterans who dealt with a Cold War-era atomic accident in Spain have won the right to sue collectively for health benefits — but not before many had lost battles with cancer or other
For Many Who Cleaned Up a Nuclear Mess, a Key Ruling Comes Too Late

For Many Who Cleaned Up a Nuclear Mess, a Key Ruling Comes Too Late

Air Force veterans who dealt with a Cold War-era atomic accident in Spain won the right to sue collectively for health benefits — but not before many had lost battles with cancer.
Pete Buttigieg and the Democrats’ Veteran Problem

Pete Buttigieg and the Democrats’ Veteran Problem

It was November in Iowa, and Pete Buttigieg was having a moment, rising in polls and talking—not quite obliquely—about his military service. “I don’t have to throw myself a military parade to see what
Actor Gary Sinise receives prestigious Patriot Award for his decadeslong service to veterans

Actor Gary Sinise receives prestigious Patriot Award for his decadeslong service to veterans

Actor Gary Sinise has been bestowed with the Patriot Award, the Congressional Medal of Honor Society's highest civilian honor, for his decadeslong service to U.S. veterans, first responders, and their
Redding’s homeless ride a wave of very tough love

Redding’s homeless ride a wave of very tough love

By Evelyn NievesOn a damp, dreary day, about two dozen men and women with nowhere to live huddled under oak trees outside the Redding Public Library, wondering where they might spend the
Gary Sinise Honored with Patriot Award for Years of Advocacy for Veterans

Gary Sinise Honored with Patriot Award for Years of Advocacy for Veterans

Veteran Hollywood actor Gary Sinise received the Patriot Award, "the highest honor given out by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society," for his unrelenting work and years of advocacy for U.S.
Ilhan Omar Criticized for Saying ‘Ethos’ of G.I. Bill Should Be Applied to All Students

Ilhan Omar Criticized for Saying ‘Ethos’ of G.I. Bill Should Be Applied to All Students

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) was criticized on Twitter after she said that the "ethos" of the G.I. Bill that gives military personnel the option to go to college for free should be applied to everyone.
Louisiana Veteran Helps Find Home for 83-Year-Old Korean War Veteran

Louisiana Veteran Helps Find Home for 83-Year-Old Korean War Veteran

A Monroe, Louisiana, Army veteran made it his mission to help a fellow veteran who had been homeless for years— and succeeded.
Here are the Guests for the 2020 State of the Union Address

Here are the Guests for the 2020 State of the Union Address

The president is bringing the deputy chief of the Border Patrol, while one of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers will be the guest of Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat of California.