After years of growth, the number of people using the Post-9/11 GI Bill has now fallen substantially for each of the past two fiscal years,
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Younger veterans are more likely than previous generations of servicemembers to report problems readjusting to civilian life, with about 1 in 6 calling the transition very
In 1994, U.S. Army Air Corps WWII Veteran and former POW Clarence Robert “Bud” Shepherd opened a small warehouse in Burlington, North Carolina, to assist
A group of vets are raising money to pay for a medal the Iraqi government awarded them, but never delivered
In June 2011 Iraq’s defense minister announced that U.S. troops who had deployed to the country would receive the Iraq Commitment Medal in recognition of
Specialist (SPC) Heather Armstrong is back at home in Central Point after days of historical sightseeing in New York. She was one of 33 Purple
Over 1.5 million American troops were deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan between 2001 and 2011. Many returned with visible scars of war – but for
When she arrived at the wall Saturday, it took Shirleen Helfrick a minute to find her uncle’s name. It was etched in the Oregon Memorial
The family of a Gresham man who gave his life in service to his country gathered Tuesday morning, July 30, to unveil a sign honoring
For three years, Riley has performed full-time service dog duties for his handler, Lewis Franklin of Monmouth, Oregon, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Thousands of troops are paying for education benefits under the Montgomery GI Bill that they can’t or don’t use. (Alyssa Akers/Air Force)
A highway sign to memorialize the sacrifice of Pfc. Ryan J. Hill was unveiled on June 22.
Editor’s note: The blog entry below was first published by the White House here. On Tuesday, June 25, 2019, President Donald J. Trump presented the