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New Law Allows Injured Vets To Get Refund On Taxes They Were Never Meant To Pay
Taxes have been mistakenly withheld as far back as the First Gulf War.
President Barack Obama delivers a health care address to a joint session of Congress at the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., Sept. 9, 2009.
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Congress Passes Gutted Veterans Reform Bill
They passed a few good ideas, but left most of the substance out for now.
U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services Chairman Senator John McCain listens to testimony from Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter during a hearing discussing Counter-ISIL(Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) Strategy, on Capitol Hill, July 7, 2015.
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McCain Has To Stand With Veterans, Not For-Profit Colleges
DoD and the VA can’t do much while powerful senators protect the bad actors.
Lance Cpl. Andrew Sedamanos rushes to his squad during Military Operations on Urban Terrain, otherwise known as MOUT, training at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twenty-nine Palms, Calif., Nov. 8, 2016. Smoke was used to provide concealment from simulated enemy forces in order for Sedamanos to manuever without the risk of exposure. Sedamanos  is a rifleman with Company C, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division.
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This Is What Happens When Troops Are Kicked Out Of The Military Because Of PTSD
The short, five-episode series "Charlie Foxtrot" makes a compelling case that leaders often take the easy way out when it comes to troops’ mental illness.
Service members, veterans and military retirees have a number of financial aid options they may be qualified for beyond military service-provided tuition assistance, according to Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Education Center officials.
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The Pentagon Is Now Deploying Reservists Without Granting GI Bill Benefits
By law, reservists involuntarily mobilized under a new and obscure deployment code do not receive credit for the GI Bill while they are activated.
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Veterans Have The Most To Lose By Not Voting
Who has more at stake than veterans and military personnel in an election for commander-in-chief?
On Thursday, October 9, 2014, VA Secretary Bob McDonald held a Town Hall employee meeting at VA Central Office in Washington, D.C.
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A Board Of Directors For The VA Will Only Make Things Worse
The Commission on Care had some good ideas. This wasn’t one of them.
A sculpture portraying a wounded soldier being helped on the grounds of the Minneapolis Veteran Affairs Hospital.
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How The VA Is Partnering With The Private Sector To Solve Its Biggest Problems
The VA held an innovation demonstration in Washington, D.C., showcasing 33 new projects being field-tested across the country.
U.S. Marines with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit execute ground fighting techniques during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program class aboard the USS New Orleans, at sea, Feb. 29, 2016.
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How Veterans Can Join MMA
The World Series of Fighting is looking for two veterans to face off in a fight over Veterans Day weekend.
Sen. Jon Tester speaks on legislation to support Social Security for servicemembers and veterans.
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Give The VA The Tools It Needs To Keep Its Promises
Sen. Jon Tester of Montana explains how a new bill will improve VA care for veterans nationwide.
Construction workers work on finishing a new home in the community of Lorson Ranch at Colorado Springs, Colo., March 7, 2013.
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Here’s What You Need To Know About VA Home Loans
There are many reasons why a loan guaranteed by the VA might be a good choice for your next home.
Retired Air Force reserve tech Sgt. Ed Kienle, 73, pauses beside a glass pane covered in fighter pilot decals he inherited from Rice Paterson Air Force Base during an interview in his barn, Thursday, June 11, 2015, in Wilmington, Ohio.
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Vietnam Vets With Agent Orange-Linked Cancer Are Still Waiting For Justice
Vietnam veterans describe the feeling of abandonment by the VA for not acknowledging their bladder cancer is linked to Agent Orange.
Air crew members from Georgia's Army National Guard Counter Drug Task Force patrolled the skies north of Rome looking for marijuana grows today.
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Dying Veteran Denied VA Prescription For Marijuana Use
Many veterans are forced to choose between marijuana and VA prescriptions.
Moral Injury Q and A
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Why Is The VA Appeals Process Broken?
There’s good news and bad news for veterans, according to a new report analyzing the VA’s appeals system.
Navy volunteers are framed between the prosthetic legs of a Paralympic Military Sports Camp participant at Balboa Naval Medical Center.
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Veteran Amputee Forced to Prove He’s Still Legless … Every Year
Retired Master Cpl. Paul Franklin has had to prove his status as an amputee every year for a decade.