AV veterans’ roundup

Antelope Valley Fair The Antelope Valley Fair will observe Military Appreciation Day on Aug.23. Admission will be free for veterans, active duty service members and military...

VA releases health care benefit application for Spanish-speaking veterans

On Aug. 8, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs released the Spanish version of the application for health benefits, as part of VA’s effort...

DPAA provides update on identifying service members missing from Korean War

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Apryl HallThe Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency and U.S. Indo-Pacific Command conduct an honorable carry ceremony at Joint...

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...