January 10, 2017

Talking about health care, research and benefits for Gulf War Veterans – Part 1

The National Gulf War Resource Center (NGWRC), an advocacy group for Gulf War Veterans, spoke to VA Secretary Bob McDonald about health care, research and benefits […]
January 9, 2017

Air Forces Grants Honorable Discharge to 91-Year-Old Gay Vet

A 91-year-old veteran who was dismissed from the U.S. Air Force as “undesirable” in 1948 because he is gay has had that discharge status changed to […]
January 9, 2017

VA CIO, technology chief: “We put the Veteran at the center of everything we do.”

I have had the honor to serve in the Obama Administration as the assistant secretary of Information and Technology, and chief information officer at the U.S. […]
January 9, 2017

Applications to be accepted for 2017 National Veterans Golden Age Games

VA¬†will accept applications from Veterans interested in competing in the 2017 National Veterans Golden Age Games beginning Feb. 1. Veterans ages 55 and older and enrolled […]
January 5, 2017

Military welcomes first women infantry Marines

Washington (CNN)An infantry battalion at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina received three historic additions Thursday — the first women infantry Marines. The three women will serve […]
January 3, 2017

Pentagon to Pay Back Soldiers Whose Bonuses Were Garnished

Thousands of veterans who were forced to pay back the millions of dollars in bonuses they’d gotten for reenlisting to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan will […]
January 3, 2017

Sisters veterans organization has national reach

Warfighter Outfitters was born in Sisters and operates out of here – but its reach extends far beyond Central Oregon. In 2016, the nonprofit served “just […]
January 3, 2017

National Veterans Creative Arts Competition and Festival kicks off

The 2017 National Veterans Creative Arts Competition began January 1. During January, February and March, Veterans enrolled at VA medical facilities or outpatient clinics are invited […]
January 1, 2017

For Veterans, Trauma Of War Can Persist In Struggles With Sexual Intimacy

Much has been said about the physical and psychological injuries of war, like traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder. But what we talk about less […]