by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on July 25, 2014
More than 30 percent of respondents said they have thought about taking their own lives since joining the military.
by Zack Ford Posted on June 20, 2014
Married same-sex couples now have access to almost all federal benefits, but a few hurdles remain for Congress to correct.
by Christie Thompson Posted on June 11, 2014
Since 2008, over 29,000 veterans have sought disability benefits for problems stemming from their sexual assault in the military. Here's why many have been denied.
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by Igor Volsky Posted on May 24, 2014
Boehner had first considered the option more than two decades ago.
by Igor Volsky Posted on May 23, 2014 Updated: May 23, 2014
While veterans have struggled to gain adequate access to care since the Kennedy administration, the health services they do receive are the best in the nation.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on April 24, 2014 Updated: April 24, 2014
At one VA hospital system in Arizona, at least 40 veterans have needlessly died while waiting to see a doctor.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on April 3, 2014
There are big gaps in state laws when it comes to barring people with serious mental illnesses who might become violent from owning guns.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on February 20, 2014 Updated: February 20, 2014
The Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs still have a long way to go, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine.
by Scott Keyes Posted on January 22, 2014
They risked their lives for the United States abroad. Now many are coming back to live without a home.
by Scott Keyes Posted on November 13, 2013
More than 1 in 10 homeless individuals in the United States is a veteran. The Department of Veterans Affairs is trying to change that.