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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