There was a huge spike in suicide attempts among both deployed and non-deployed U.S. military members between 2004 and 2009, according to a new study by the National Institute of Mental Health.
The House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to restore full cost of living increases to pension benefits for younger military retirees, responding eagerly to election-year pressure from veterans groups.
Members of the Armed Forces will still be paid in the partial government shutdown, but their food bills could soar if Washington’s political brinksmanship drags on.
Wounded Warriors won’t need to take off their shoes, jackets or hats when going through airport security.
Starting Wednesday at airports nationwide, including Reagan National, Dulles and BWI, the Transportation Security Administration will offer expedited screenings to severely injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.