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Infighting. Political Brawling. The New V.A. Secretary Is Inheriting a Mess 

Mon, 30 Jul 2018 23:46:59 GMT
Sworn in Monday, Robert L. Wilkie inherits a headquarters divided by months of purges and political infighting.


Author: By DAVE PHILIPPS

War Stories We’ve Been Missing for 50 Years 

Sat, 28 Jul 2018 18:30:15 GMT
The Vietnam War altered life for so many in two countries, but Americans know very little about their old enemy.


Author: By RAUL ROMAN

Moral Lessons From the Crucible of the Sea 

Fri, 27 Jul 2018 23:34:23 GMT
Could I have survived what the men of the Indianapolis experienced?


Author: By DOUG STANTON

V.A. Shuns Medical Marijuana, Leaving Vets to Improvise 

Wed, 25 Jul 2018 09:00:11 GMT
Limited by federal law, the veterans’ health system can’t study the benefits of cannabis or prescribe it to patients. Nearly a million veterans may be using it anyway.


Author: By DAVE PHILIPPS

Trump’s Confusing Claim About the Veterans Choice Program 

Tue, 24 Jul 2018 20:31:12 GMT
President Trump gave a garbled account of reforms made to veterans’ health care, confusing recently enacted legislation with a program passed in 2014 and exaggerating what the new program will do.


Author: By LINDA QIU

Critics of Trump’s Veterans Affairs Dept. Raise Concerns About Departures 

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 04:56:00 GMT
The recent wave of removals, reassignments and retirements happened under an acting secretary who has not been confirmed by the Senate.


Author: By JACEY FORTIN

Veteran Sets Himself on Fire Outside State Capitol in Atlanta 

Tue, 26 Jun 2018 20:01:48 GMT
The authorities said he told them he was an Air Force veteran “disgruntled” with the Department of Veterans Affairs.


Author: By KAREN ZRAICK

Marching Across China, Army Veterans Join Ranks of Protesters 

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:42:40 GMT
A demonstration in the country’s east was the latest in a cluster that has exposed the grievances of veterans, despite the opening of a ministry to address their needs.


Author: By CHRIS BUCKLEY

Veterans Owe Thousands for Survivor Benefits. Why Can’t They Opt Out? 

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:00:08 GMT
The Defense Department has started deducting premiums from the monthly income of more than 19,000 disabled veterans for a benefit similar to life insurance. Some say it’s almost impossible to opt out, and now they’re in debt.


Author: By SARA JERVING

The Wounds of the Drone Warrior 

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 09:00:13 GMT
Even soldiers who fight wars from a safe distance have found themselves traumatized. Could their injuries be moral ones?


Author: By EYAL PRESS

     
 

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