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House Approves Military Pension Bill

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.

02/11/2014

A bullet hole is seen on the window of a shop in the Anbar provincial capital Ramadi, as clashes rage between Iraqi security forces and militants in the province on January 5, 2013. Ramadi and the city of Fallujah, both west of Baghdad, have been held by militants for days, harkening back to the years after the 2003 US-led invasion when both cities were insurgent strongholds. Iraq is preparing a "major attack" to retake militant-held Fallujah, a senior official said on January 5, spelling a new assault for the city, west of Baghdad, where US forces repeatedly battled insurgents. (Photo by AZHAR SHALLAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Reversals In Hard-Won Iraqi City Vex Veterans

The image of two charred American bodies hanging from a bridge as a jubilant crowd pelted them with shoes seared the name Fallujah into the American psyche. The brutal house-to-house battle to tame the Iraqi insurgent stronghold cemented its place in U.S. military history.

01/08/2014

After serving nine tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, he now has a new target — child predators.  (Lefteris Pitarakis - Pool/Getty Images)

Wounded Veterans Work to Capture Child Predators

Oskar Zepeda has had pretty much one mission in his life: kill or capture.

01/05/2014

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Wreaths Across America 35K Short of Holiday Goal For Arlington Nat’l Cemetery

The graves of some American heroes buried at Arlington National Cemetery may be wreathless this holiday season.

12/05/2013

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Veterans Affairs Chief Touting Treatment Courts at D.C. Conference

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is the featured speaker at a national conference in Washington on courts that stress treatment over punishment for law-breaking vets.

12/02/2013

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Art Therapy for Hurt Soldiers Expands to Fort Belvoir

An art therapy program used to treat U.S. soldiers with brain injuries after serving in Iraq or Afghanistan is expanding to the military hospital at Fort Belvoir in northern Virginia.

11/07/2013

Veterans and their families and friends gather at the Lincoln Memorial in protest of the government shutdown. (credit: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1)

‘Million Vet March’ Storms D.C. Memorials

A large group of military veterans gathered at the memorials in Washington, D.C. Sunday morning, despite being closed due to the government shutdown.

10/13/2013

Pub Chain Lowers Price Of Beer To 99p A Pint

Iraq Vets Join Growing Craft Beer Business

Two Iraq War veterans eager to slake a growing American thirst for craft beer are setting up a brewery less than a mile from the main runway for the Navy’s East Coast master jet base.

08/21/2013

Six decades after the Korean War ended, President Barack Obama said Saturday that American veterans deserved a better homecoming from a war-weary nation and that their legacy is the 50 million people who live freely in a democratic South Korea. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama: No War Should Ever Be Forgotten, No Veteran Overlooked

Six decades after the Korean War ended, President Barack Obama said Saturday that American veterans deserved a better homecoming from a war-weary nation and that their legacy is the 50 million people who live freely in a democratic South Korea.

07/27/2013

Same-sex marriage supporters celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court ruling during a community rally. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Gay Marriage Ruling Will Help Many Veteran Spouses

For Stewart Bornhoft, who completed two tours of duty in Vietnam, the Supreme Court’s decision granting federal benefits to married, same-sex couples means that he and his spouse, Stephen McNabb, can one day be buried together at Arlington National Cemetery.

06/28/2013

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