New members appointed to VA Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced the appointment of four new members to the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans. The committee was chartered Nov....

Soldiers, Korean veterans pay respect to fallen brothers in arms

Army photograph "They just kept us in a ravine in the daytime. Then at night they'd move us across country. On Aug. 17, about the...

VA announces additional steps to reduce veteran suicide

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced March 8 new steps it is taking to reduce veteran suicide. The steps follow a February 2 Summit, “Preventing...

Korean War POW earns Medal of Honor for saving his unit

Army photographPresident Dwight D. Eisenhower congratulates Korean War veteran Army Staff Sgt. Hiroshi Miyamura after presenting him the Medal of Honor. His award...

Tails from the hardstand: 100th Bomb Group veteran shares ‘Bloody Hundredth’...

“It was right after Pearl Harbor happened that my best friend and I decided to join up with the U.S. Army Air Corps,” recalled...

Largest airborne operation since WWII commemorates D-Day 75

The Joint Task Force Normandy conducted a commemorative airborne drop to honor the historic airborne operation conducted by Allied forces on June 6, 1944,...

Remains of fighter pilot hero return home after 10 years

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Aaron J. JenneAn Air Force carry team carries the remains of Maj. Troy Gilbert Oct. 3, 2016,...

VA, Social Security partner to speed up disability decisions for vets

The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Social Security Administration have launched a new Health IT initiative that enables VA to share medical records...

Service in Silence: Trustworthy Airmen chosen for select, island hopping squadron

Courtesy photographMorse operators conduct intercept activities at Detachment 4 of the 1st Radio Squadron Mobile in 1953. Silent service seems to be the...

‘Rosie the Riveters’ honored with visit to Washington

Seven decades after their "we can do it" attitude proved invaluable to the Allied victory, about 30 "Rosie the Riveters" were honored March 22...