The Department of Veterans Affairs has recently come under criticism for delivering enormous bills to veterans for alleged debt on overpayment. Many veterans are now struggling to understand why they owe what they owe.
Last week, we published the thoughts of a wide variety of U.S. government employees about the prospect of working for a Donald Trump administration. Today, we hear from a VA psychologist who says she is planning to resign rather than work under Trump.
In a Q&A session at a veterans event in Herndon, Virginia, Donald Trump, a wheezing Blurrg from Endor’s forest moon, reached all the way down into his black, fermented gut and ripped out a gem that is sure to improve his standing with American voters.
Please turn your attention to the gentleman on the right, in the slightly less unfortunate of the two ensembles before us. He is Marine Corps veteran Mark Geist, and if you’ll look carefully, his fly is down.
Reminder: Vets with combat-related infertility still can’t get IVF though the VA.
On Wednesday, Sarah Palin took time out of a speech at a Donald Trump rally to comment on her 26-year-old son Track’s recent arrest on a domestic violence charge. What drove him to violence? President Obama.
From 2001 to 2013, 1,367 American soldiers suffered some kind of genital injury while deployed in Iraq or Afghanistan. Some time in the next year, one of these men will receive the first penis transplant ever performed in the United States.
On Wednesday, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the state had reached a groundbreaking milestone: it effectively ended homelessness among military veterans.
On Tuesday, Hillary Clinton released a number of policy proposals specifically aimed at the Department of Veteran’s Affairs and the Veteran’s Health Administration. Among these proposals include a special focus on increasing quality of care for women and transgender veterans.
As we exit another Memorial Day weekend full of solemn paeans to The Troops, the Washington Post reminds us that the Veterans Affairs Administration still won’t cover in vitro fertilization for injured returning veterans. The ban has been in place for nearly a quarter century, and it’s there to protect fertilized…
Lucy Coffey, who served during World War II and was the oldest woman veteran living in the U.S., died this week at the age of 108. In August, she visited President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden at the White House; you can watch the very cute conversation here.
Johnson, a member of the El Paso-based 507th Maintenance Company, was captured and shot during the US Iraq invasion on March 23, 2003. In this picture, taken three months later, the First United Christian Church in Los Angeles honors her.
The Wounded Warrior Amputee football team is made up of veterans who have lost limbs while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. In November, the team faced off with another group of veterans for a no-holds-barred game. The catch? The other team was made up of non-disabled NFL veterans, not those who had served in the…
Marine Corporal Juan Dominguez, who lost both legs and his right arm in an explosion in 2010 while serving in Afghanistan, married the love of his life, Alexis, on April 27, 2013 in Temecula, California. People from the town celebrated Juan's service by gifting elements of the wedding to Juan and Alexis — including…
The Senate is currently considering a bill that would expand medical coverage for wounded vets to include in vitro fertilization. According to the AP, soldiers with pelvic or spinal cord injuries can have reproductive trouble once they return home and try to start (or augment) a family, and though the Department of…
Women who served in Iraq and Afghanistan face a higher risk of mental illness during pregnancy. A study of 43,000 vets showed hormonal and physiological changes associated with pregnancy may bring out or worsen conditions like PTSD or depression.
Alleged murdererAmanda Knox isn't getting much help: her expert witness contradicted her co-defendant's expert witness, her co-defendant's lawyer has stopped showing up, and her sister arrived in court dressed in a red, white, and blue outfit with hot pants. •
There are two things I know for certain about my grandfather: that he fought in the Battle of Okinawa in World War Two, and that his favorite movie was "The Day the Earth Stood Still."