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Wednesday, January 27, 2016
The VA says it overpaid $24 million to 2,200 incarcerated vets, including Clay Hull. Despite filing required paperwork to forfeit part of his checks while in prison, he was still sent the full amount.
Monday, December 07, 2015
Prisons are experimenting with ways to help veterans who have committed crimes and are serving time. At one state prison in Washington state, veterans are organized in a cell block like a military unit, complete with unit insignia and flag ceremonies. The idea is to build on the discipline they learned in the military to help prepare them for a return to the community.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Veterans organizations, like the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, are losing their older memberships while struggling to engage younger veterans, who want more activity-based groups.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Service members often struggle with guilt, abandonment and regret. The Army and the Department of Veterans Affairs are working to help make those last days meaningful.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Days before the fall of Saigon, a plane left Vietnam with 57 children on board. The program intended to bring orphans to the U.S. was controversial, but two who were there say it was right.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
In Washington state, a friendly family rivalry is taking place at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord as the National Guard and active Army lobby to protect their interests against deep budget cuts.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
A new program designed to give veterans faster and more efficient access to healthcare is facing a number of obstacles, and veterans continue to report long wait times.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Sometimes veterans don't claim their benefits because they live in remote areas that lack resources. In one Washington state county, Veterans Affairs services are at least an hour ferry ride away.
Sunday, April 10, 2011
Chronic lower-back pain and degenerative arthritis of the spine are affecting more and more soldiers fighting in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The military has had to devise new way...
Tuesday, December 01, 2009
The Seattle Police department is reporting that they have shot and killed Maurice Clemmons, the man accused of killing four police officers over the weekend. Past convictions for robb...