VA awards $6.8 billion for medical disability examinations

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Sept. 19 the awarding of 12 contracts between five firms totaling $6.8 billion to improve the Medical Disability...

POW preserves promise, resilience during adversity

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Nick WilsonLt. Col. (Ret.) Barry Bridger, former 43rd Tactical Fighter Squadron F-4 Phantom aircraft commander, bows his...

Veterans report for duty in their communities for ‘The Mission Continues’

https://youtu.be/QCijNqIA0J8 Thousands of veterans across the U.S. are connecting with their communities and enriching their own lives in the process, according Spencer Kympton. Kympton, president of...

Former Army combat medic helps fellow Wounded Warriors

DOD photograph by EJ HersomMembers of the Warriors 4 Life nonprofit veterans group ride alongside the ocean in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, Aug....

Arlington National Cemetery announces enhanced visitor security measures

DOD photographArlington National Cemetery is implementing new visitor security measures that officials said will enhance current efforts and improve safety while minimizing inconvenience....

Veterans will soon be able to schedule audiology, optometry appointments directly

Veterans receiving care at Department of Veterans Affairs’ Medical Centers will now be able to schedule routine ear and eye appointments at local VA...

How to maintain TRICARE coverage after 65

By taking a few simple steps, retirees can make sure they have their TRICARE benefits after they turn 65. Four months before turning 65...

WWII female pilot honored among brothers, sisters

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Alyssa C. GibsonTerry Harmon, the daughter of Women Airforce Service Pilot 2nd Lt. Elaine Harmon, receives the...

VA awards $7.8 million in adaptive sport grants to aid disabled...

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald announced Sept. 7 the awarding of up to $7.8 million in grants for adaptive sports programs for...

Lost, found, repatriated

Courtesy photographRaymond Odom, U.S. Army Air Forces veteran, joined the service during World War II on Feb. 23, 1943. In early May of...