INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A local veteran is fighting to get disability benefits for vets exposed to Agent Orange.
Melissa, 45, said she was not in a good place, emotionally speaking, when she retired from the Army in 2013. After all, she had experienced her share of trauma during her 20 years of service, which included deployments to Bosnia, Iraq, Afghanistan and other hot spots.
A hidden video from 2014 showed nurses laughing as a World War II Veteran repeatedly called for help and died while in their care.
A new government watchdog group found that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs facility in Denver violated policy by keeping improper wait lists to track mental health care that Veterans received.
As part of its effort to expand private health care, the Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring the possibility of merging its health system with the Pentagon's, a cost-saving measure that Veterans groups say could threaten the viability of VA hospitals and clinics.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark - In a Working 4 You follow up, Republican Arkansas Senator John Boozman proposed a law change lst week to extend benefits to Vietnam Veterans who served in Thailand and may have been exposed to toxic chemicals like Agent Orange.
Whether or not you voted for Trump, you were probably pretty happy to see his plans to ban transgender people, aka people with a serious mental illness, from serving in the military.
An active-duty service member has undergone gender reassignment surgery, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
Veterans Day 2017 has passed with all of its hoopla and hype. There were ceremonies throughout the nation as politicians joined with civic leaders to pay homage to those who have served. Sports teams such as the New Orleans Saints took time for some flashy “salutes” even as their players took a knee during or immediately before the national anthem. Now, veterans are forgotten for the next 364 days until it is time for another public relations blitz.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Boone Cutler, a combat veteran, said “What woke me up is the day that I reached up in my closet and I grabbed my gun and I put it to my head.”