Military Veterans

26th National Memorial Day Concert

Adams Sets Up Hotline for Military Veterans in 12th District

Military veterans living in the 12th Congressional District now have a place to get information on legislation affecting them or secure help with their respective cases.

05/27/2015

Homeless U.S. military veterans. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

D.C. Ranks as 3rd Worst ‘State’ for Military Retirees

Even though the District of Columbia is not a state, a new study ranks the District as the third worst “state” for military retirees.

05/19/2015

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First Lady: Tech Industry To Train, Hire 90,000 Military Veterans

Michelle Obama says the technology industry has committed to hiring or training 90,000 military veterans and spouses over the next five years.

04/23/2015

VR computer programs found to help returning vets ease symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. (Lucy Pemoni/Getty Images)

Study: Virtual-Reality System Helps Treat PTSD In Soldiers

VR computer programs found to help returning vets ease symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.

08/08/2014

Prior to his Army service, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was “administratively discharged” from the Coast Guard after only 26 days in 2006.   (U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Poll: 72 Percent Of Americans Say Obama Should Have Notified Congress Of Bergdahl Swap

A CBS News Poll shows that 45 percent of Americans disapprove of Bergdahl’s exchange for 5 Taliban militants being held in Guantanamo Bay. But the poll also shows that while 37 percent approve of the deal, one-in-five Americans have no opinion on the matter.

06/10/2014

File photo of soldiers. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: More Than 85,000 Military Vets Treated For Sex Assault Injuries, Illnesses

New government figures underscore the staggering long-term consequences of military sexual assaults: More than 85,000 veterans were treated last year for injuries or illness linked to the abuse, and 4,000 sought disability benefits.

05/20/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

Defense Secretary nominee and military veteran Chuck Hagel is getting broad support from many military veteran groups. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Military Veteran Groups Come Out In Support Of Hagel For Defense Secretary

Countering the Republican-led opposition to President Barack Obama’s nominee for defense secretary is a less flashy but powerful constituency: military veterans.

02/06/2013

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Ways to Observe Memorial Day

Honor and remember the men and women who have died in military service with these simple ways to commemorate Memorial Day.

05/09/2011