Military Veterans

Adams Sets Up Hotline for Military Veterans in 12th DistrictMilitary 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.
D.C. Ranks as 3rd Worst 'State' for Military RetireesEven though the District of Columbia is not a state, a new study ranks the District as the third worst "state" for military retirees.
First Lady: Tech Industry To Train, Hire 90,000 Military VeteransMichelle Obama says the technology industry has committed to hiring or training 90,000 military veterans and spouses over the next five years.
Study: Virtual-Reality System Helps Treat PTSD In SoldiersVR computer programs found to help returning vets ease symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Poll: 72 Percent Of Americans Say Obama Should Have Notified Congress Of Bergdahl SwapA 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.
Report: More Than 85,000 Military Vets Treated For Sex Assault Injuries, IllnessesNew 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.
Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero's PerspectiveHow 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.
Military Veteran Groups Come Out In Support Of Hagel For Defense SecretaryCountering the Republican-led opposition to President Barack Obama's nominee for defense secretary is a less flashy but powerful constituency: military veterans.
Ways to Observe Memorial DayHonor and remember the men and women who have died in military service with these simple ways to commemorate Memorial Day.
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