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Minister of Veterans Affairs Julian Fantino places a wreath during a ceremony at the National War Memorial, last Nov. 11. there is a real risk that recent changes to the department, which have included laying off hundreds of employees amid a strong move toward more online services, "will not meet the needs of veterans, Canadian Armed Forces ... (more)
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 6, 2014, following a Senate vote on military sexual assaults.
A day after a spontaneous salute to Joe Bell captivated the country, the 95-year-old World War II veteran is getting his own baseball trading card.
Based at the town hall in Croft Street, the charity will support ex-service personnel, their families and members of the uniformed services who have experienced difficulties in their transition from their military to civilian life.
The Royal Canadian Legion is set to call on the Harper government to take better care of wounded veterans and their families.
Runners in an annual race in San Jose, Calif. took a spontaneous detour to thank a World War II veteran watching the event in uniform.
Another member of state-funded Russia Today made waves on Wednesday -- not by standing behind Moscow, as the news network is wont to do, but by bucking it.
The House Committee on Veterans' Affairs is putting together legislation to give autonomy back to a Gulf War illness advisory committee that has been stripped of its independence over the past year.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he is personally looking into the lawsuit filed earlier this week by Vietnam veterans who suffered from post-traumatic stress and received less than honorable discharges from the military.
Pennsylvania military veterans can now have their service noted on state driver's licenses, offering them a way to demonstrate their status if they don't have military ID handy.
A second man has been arrested and charged in the shooting death of an Iraq War veteran while he was in a vehilce on Pelham Road late last month, authorities said.
Texas Democrats have nominated state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte for lieutenant governor, sending the San Antonio pharmacist into the November general election to try to win back a seat held by Republicans since 1999.
Mercury News reporter Julia Prodis Sulek grabbed an iPhone to capture dozens of runners spontaneously thanking 95-year-old World War II veteran Joe Bell who was outside his San Jose home to root on the runners in full military dress.
President Barack Obama sent Congress a $3.9 trillion budget Tuesday that would funnel money into road building, education and other economy-bolstering programs, handing Democrats a playbook for their election-year themes of creating jobs and narrowing the income gap between rich and poor.
Members of the Alaska Air National Guard have rescued five people who were stranded after breaking through an ice floe in a river.