Newly established leave policy gives disabled veterans more time to address...

Under the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015, disabled veteran leave will be available to any federal employee hired on or after Nov. 5,...

VA releases major report on progress of ‘MyVA’ transformation process

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs released a major update Nov. 9 on the MyVA transformation, Secretary Robert McDonald’s effort to transform VA into...

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...

VA expands new innovators network program

The Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Innovation is expanding its Innovators Network Program. Fourteen new VA Medical Center innovation sites and one National Cemetery...

After years of grandson’s research, WWI vet honored for valor in...

Army photographMark Goodman, right, grandson of World War I veteran Pfc John Goodman, accepts a Silver Star and purple heart awarded by Maj....

WWII bomber pilot awarded Silver Star

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Jamie PowellMaj. Gen. Christopher Bence, the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, pins the Silver Star on...

Local veterans treated to softball tournament

Photograph by Diane BetzlerAlexandrea Ballentine, a volunteer at the Hats off for Heroes softball tournament sells T-shirts honoring two Antelope Valley fallen heroes. Resident...

Bataan Death March survivor visits Kansas base

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christopher ThornburyEddie Graham, retired Army sergeant, speaks to Airmen at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, Oct. 20,...

Lightning I pilot meets Lightning II, shares stories

https://youtu.be/-ua5LZFpjIQ Retired Maj. Earl Conrad Jr., a World War II fighter pilot who flew the original P-38 Lightning, visited Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct....

Remembering, honoring first Americans to fight, die in World War I

Library of Congress photographNorman Prince was a founder of the Lafayette Escadrille, a group of American pilots who were part of the French...