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…
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…
An IRS contractor who has been using a minor, possibly non-existent injury from his prep school days 27 years ago to secure government contracts for his company was publicly shamed by Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) in such a magnificent way that it almost made his fraud worthwhile.
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."
It is rare that I look at a lawsuit and think that personal injury lawyers make any contribution to society. From the lady that spilled McDonald's coffee on her punani to the ridiculous pantsless (now former) D.C. judge, most people have begun to roll their eyes at a certain type of lawyer and the clients that feed…