VA researchers found a link between service-related occupational exposure to herbicides and high blood pressure (hypertension) risk among U.S. Army Chemical Corps (ACC) Veterans, a group of Veterans assigned to do chemical operations during the Vietnam War. Researchers also found an association between military service in Vietnam and hypertension risk among these Veterans.
Researchers at VA’s Post Deployment Health Services Epidemiology Program, Office of Patient Care Services, conducted the Army Chemical Corps Vietnam-Era Veterans Health
Edwin Chester Hopkins’ casket was draped with an American flag that had hung above the state Capitol. Boy Scouts saluted as the motorcade weaved around the colonial town square to the cemetery, where a military bugler readied to play taps in the dappled sunlight of a cool autumn day.
It was a grand...
Lt. Cmdr. John Terry doing lunges with President Obama at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Commander Terry, who provided the image, said, “I will remember that day until I die.”
Thanksgiving is almost upon us, so as we prepare to celebrate we’d like to take this time to express our unwavering appreciation for those we serve, America’s Veterans. Each and every day as we work closely with them, we’re reminded of how grateful we are for their service, as they’ve protected the freedoms needed to live life to the fullest. And we’re helping them do the same by pursuing our vision to provide them with
The U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee has begun an investigation following revelations that the Department of Labor is shielding the identity of ...
Four graves are marked "Unknown U.S. Sailor — January 3, 1944." That's the same date the Navy destroyer USS Turner exploded, killing 136 sailors.
Inaccurate information and poor coordination between federal agencies is putting members of the military at risk of paying more on their student loans than necessary.
Five years ago today, President Obama signed into law the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011, which brought about major changes to help