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Cold War hero laid to rest

Air Force photograph by Andy MoratayaService members render full honors for retired Col. Freeman Bruce Olmstead’s funeral at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va....

Veterans honored at Cambridge American Cemetery

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Malcolm MayfieldCol. Evan Pettus, 48th Fighter Wing commander, receives a wreath at the Cambridge American Cemetery in...

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,...

VA unveils claims submission option that promises to complete claims within...

On Sept. 7, as part of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ continued efforts to improve timeliness of services for Veterans and their families, VA...

VA schedules 2 million appointments using Veterans Choice program

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Veterans Choice Program has reached a key milestone in improving access to health care for veterans. More than two...

Mayport, Fla., remembers fallen shipmates at Stark Memorial

Navy photograph by PO2 Mark Andrew HaysSailors from Naval Station Mayport's color guard parade the colors during the guided-missile frigate USS Stark (FFG...

Vet Briefs February 21

Remains of sailor killed at Pearl Harbor on way to Illinois A veterans official says the remains of a sailor killed during the 1941 Japanese...

Memorial Day history

Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans -- the Grand Army of...

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...

VA selects 10 Patient Safety Centers of Inquiry for special funding

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is funding 10 VA Patient Safety Centers of Inquiry (PSCI) over the next three years (2019-2021) to develop...