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13 min ago | The Post-Standard
Richard "Dick" Faulkner at first turned down the Purple Heart, he earned when his B-17 bomber crashed over occupied France in World War II Faulkner didn't think he deserved the medal after all his crew mates died in the crash, said his daughter-in-law Mary Ellen Faulkner.
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4 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News
People who have trouble sleeping tend to have less volume in certain regions of the brain than those without sleep problems, a new study of Persian Gulf War veterans suggests.
8 hrs ago | WPTF-AM Raleigh
With passage of a law by the General Assembly, veterans who have been honorably discharged from the U.S. Armed Forces who present their DD-214 discharge form can apply at a driver license office for the new designation.
The NAACP is picketing the office of Bernalillo County District Attorney Kari Brandenburg Friday, because she has not brought charges against a man who shot and killed his black neighbor.
Impassioned wrangling over changing the way the military prosecutes sex assaults pits the 20 women in the Senate against each other in a thorny political battle over an institution where chain of command is sacred.
After being separated for 7 years, two Iraqi war veterans have been reunited, the Herald-Times reported today.
Lawyers for a group of disabled RCMP officers say they have reached a settlement with the federal government over disability payments that were clawed back.
Bradford Pals re-enactment group at the Cenotaph during the 95th Somme Anniversary Commemoration of the sacrifice made by Bradford Pals Artwork created by children inspired by those serving in the forces and war veterans will take centre stage at a city centre event tomorrow.
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.