Friday, January 24, 2020

VA: Money for private health care may run out by year’s end

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks after a veterans’ health initiative received $2.1 billion in emergency funding, the Trump administration says the private-sector Veterans Choice health...

Army veteran claimed to be blind, drove car to VA appointments

An Army veteran from Kansas is facing conspiracy and theft charges after he allegedly pretended to be blind and received compensation for it. The federal...

COUPLE DEPLORES HEARTBREAKING SCENE AT DURHAM VA HOSPITAL

It's not hard to find stories of headaches -- and heartache -- when it comes to the VA. What makes this one different is...

Disabled US Army veteran’s service dog found shot in head, dumped near railroad tracks

A disabled Army veteran’s service dog was found this week shot in the head and dumped by railroad tracks in Boone County, Ky. The dog,...

Most decorated Cuban-American Vietnam vet Jacinto Acebal dies at 75

Jacinto Acebal was honored as the most decorated Cuban-American soldier of the Vietnam War. The distinction: 18 medals during his tour of duty from...

Army Paratrooper veteran saves unconscious USAF veteran in flight

A Houma, La., native made national news last week after he assisted in the resuscitation of a retired Air Force pilot during a flight...

Vietnam Veteran Granted Dying Wish to See Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars superfan Ron Villemaire didn't need the power of The Force to fulfill his dying wish; just the kindness of strangers. The 69-year-old air...

11,000 disabled student veterans left without rent and expense money due to computer glitch

Monthly government stipends for 11,000 disabled student veterans are delayed this month, potentially causing the former troops to be late paying rent and other...

WWII veteran calls for help and dies as nurses laugh, video shows

A hidden video from 2014 showed nurses laughing as a World War II veteran repeatedly called for help and died while in their care. The...

Army veteran helping rebuild Kenyan school for underprivileged children

While working in Kenya over the last year, training the Kenyan Defense Forces to disarm improvised explosive devices, former Army Reserve Lt. Col. Jason...

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Soldier Saves Man’s Life with Hoodie, Ink Pen…except, he didn’t

The story was ready-made for an Army public affairs splash – “hero soldier uses ingenuity, hoodie, and an ink pen to save man’s life.”...

Doctor caught dyeing his patient’s genitals now practices at Fort Polk

A former Mesa County, Colorado gynecologist who dyed a patient's vagina purple in what he called a "joke" has avoided jail time as part...

Legal and ethical questions surround rapping recruiter’s viral video

2018 has been a tough year for U.S. Army Recruiting Command. After failing to meet the fiscal year recruiting mission at the end of...