By Paul Bedard | 04/17/14 11:52 AM
Years away from even being allowed to have a war memorial, the dead from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars will be honored by their fellow Vietnam veterans Memorial Day weekend at The Wall, where the first-ever reading of the names of all the post-9/11 heroes will take place.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/17/14 11:51 AM
President Obama on Thursday morning welcomed injured veterans participating in the Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride, calling them an “incredible inspiration to me and to our country.” "This is a mark of how far you've come. Many of you are recovering from devastating injuries. Some...
By Steve Doty | 04/17/14 11:34 AM
President Obama welcomed riders to the White House on Thursday morning as part of the seventh annual Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride to the White House.
04/17/14 05:00 AM
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The medium-security Maryland Correctional Training Center near Hagerstown is becoming the fourth state prison where inmates who served in the military help train service dogs for disabled veterans. Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Secretary Gregg...
By Charles Hoskinson | 04/16/14 02:36 PM
The Duffel Blog strikes again.
By Mark Tapscott | 04/15/14 03:20 PM
NFL players have Most Valuable Player awards. Major League Baseball players strive for Cy Youngs and Gold Gloves. For journalists, it's the Pulitzer. Every year, when Pulitzers are announced, most of them are awarded to big corporate media outlets with huge staffs and budgets devoted...
04/15/14 05:00 AM
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Dozens of injured service members are mounting up to raise awareness in the nation's capital about bicycling rehabilitation for disabled veterans. The Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride begins Tuesday at National Harbor and continues through Saturday with events in...
By Tim Mak | 04/14/14 01:10 PM
One of the first things Wendy Rogers would do if elected to Congress is to call up other female veterans. "Among all women veterans there is a special bond," she told the Washington Examiner. "The first people I'm going to look up when I'm elected are going to be women veterans, Democrats and...
By Mark Flatten | 04/09/14 07:33 PM
Barry Coates knows he will die soon and thus become another preventable patient death resulting from botched care at a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital. In November 2010, Coates sought treatment for severe abdominal pain and rectal bleeding at a VA hospital in Hartsville, S.C. The...
By Lisa Ruhl | 04/09/14 03:04 PM
The House Committee on Veterans Affairs demanded answers Wednesday at a hearing on curbing the number of preventable deaths at Veterans Affairs facilities.
By Mark Flatten | 04/07/14 07:04 PM
Delays in cancer screenings contributed to as many as 23 patient deaths at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals nationwide, according to an agency document. Another 53 patients suffered some type of harm as a result of improper care related to gastrointestinal cancer testing or treatment,...
By Charles Hoskinson | 04/04/14 04:39 PM
It was only a matter of time after the deadly shootings Wednesday at Fort Hood, Texas, before some media outlet would roll out the now-tired stereotype of the war-damaged, crazed veteran. In this case, it was Salon, which published a piece by Natasha Lennard purporting to "make sense" of the...
By Mark Flatten | 04/03/14 07:02 PM
House Speaker John Boehner said top officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs should be fired for failing to do their jobs, but stopped short of calling for the ouster of Veterans Secretary Eric Shinseki during a news conference Thursday. When asked directly whether Shinseki needs to be...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/03/14 04:18 PM
President Obama on Thursday expressed shock at the “senseless violence” in Fort Hood, calling the mass shooting which took the lives of American troops at their home base -- far from the battlefield -- ”tragic.” "These are folks who make such extraordinary sacrifices for us each and...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/03/14 01:47 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney said that President Obama's thoughts were with the families of those killed in a mass shooting at Fort Hood military base and said more must be done to help veterans returning from the nation's wars.
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