In unique mission, Soldiers give identity back to fallen troops

Army photograph by Sean KimmonsSgt. 1st Class Jennifer Owen, a morgue NCOIC for the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, examines personal effects that potentially...

Administrator responsible for all areas of vets’ home

Photograph by Diane BetzlerElvie Ancheta took over the administrative reins of the William J. “Pete” Knight Veterans’ Home in Lancaster, Calif., after former...

Airman posthumously receives Medal of Honor

Courtesy photographAir Force Tech. Sgt. John A. Chapman, a combat controller, was killed during a fierce battle against al-Qaida fighters in Takur Ghar,...

Senate confirms Robert Wilkie for Veterans Affairs secretary

The Senate on July 23 confirmed Pentagon official Robert Wilkie to be secretary of Veterans Affairs, charged with delivering on President Donald Trump's campaign...

Eligible veterans can seek refund for taxes on disability severance payment

The Defense Department has identified more than 130,000 veterans who may be eligible for a refund for taxes paid on their disability severance payment,...

A symphony of freedom: 70th anniversary of The Berlin Airlift

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Nick EmerickTraute Grier attends the ceremony for the 70th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift, June 26, 2018,...

WWII Soldier’s Widow to Accept Medal of Honor for Late Husband

https://www.defense.gov/Videos/videoid/610073/ https://youtu.be/TF69fLXRhVY The widow of a World War II soldier accepted the Medal of Honor for her husband at the White House June 26, 22 years...

Vietnam Fighter Pilot Finally Comes Home

Courtesy photographMaj. James Blair White Maj. James Blair White went missing in Southeast Asia on Nov. 24, 1969. He was finally laid to rest...

Army World War II veterans hold emotional final reunion

Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Christopher VannVeterans of the Army 66th Infantry Division pose for a group photo during the division's final reunion...

Col. George Day advanced to the rank of brigadier general

Courtesy photographGeorge Everett "Bud" Day was a U.S. Air Force colonel and command pilot who served during the Vietnam War. He is often...