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Troops can finally bring medical malpractice claims against the military. But there’s a catch
"The temptation to cover up dirty laundry is too powerful.”
Cop fired after pepper-spraying unarmed Army lieutenant during traffic stop
The police department said the officer didn't follow procedures.
Video shows police draw weapons, pepper spray unarmed Army officer in uniform
“I'm honestly afraid to get out," the soldier says. "Yeah, you should be,” replied the officer.
‘Infested with mold and insects’: Lawsuit sums up how hazardous privatized military housing really is
“These people are beyond slumlords."
18 people file claims against the federal government for chemical exposure at decommissioned California base
At least 18 people, most of whom are military dependents, allege in recently filed federal claims they suffer from leukemia, Parkinson’s disease and other serious ailments as a result of...
VA didn’t tell Navy vet about HIV diagnosis for 20 years, lawsuit says
'I looked at the patient and asked him who was his infectious disease doctor, and patient stated he did not have one.'
An Army major is locked in a 2-year legal battle with a car dealer over a $1 discrepancy
Norm Reeves Honda’s actions 'are no different than the insurgents who bullied the Iraqi and Afghan people during my deployments.’
Navy officer files suit against trans military ban in 1st legal challenge since the policy went into effect in 2019
A Navy officer who’s facing involuntary discharge because of her gender identity has filed suit challenging the Trump administration’s transgender military ban.
More than a dozen states sue Trump, saying border wall funding strips their National Guard budgets
More than a dozen U.S. states sued President Donald Trump’s administration to block $3.8 billion in 2020 military funding from being diverted to the construction of a U.S. border wall...
Judge orders Navy to release documents on the 1963 USS Thresher disaster which killed 129 sailors
Conflicting theories about the sinking include an electrical failure and flooding in the engine room. The documents could lend more clarity, the lawsuit says.
‘That cavalier misdirection cannot stand’ — Washingtonians ask judge to reduce ‘extremely noisy’ Navy Growler flights
"The overflights subject residents to extreme noise for several hours of the day, day and night, many days of the week."
New Mexico residents sue Air Force for not cleaning up jet fuel leak that they say contaminated soil, groundwater
"The response to this spill has moved far too slowly for far too long."
Los Angeles to pay $5.75 million to family of Marine veteran stun-gunned to death by police
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a $5.75-million settlement with the parents of a Marine veteran who died after an LAPD officer stunned him six times with...
Federal court upholds ruling that prevented discharge of 2 HIV-positive airman
LGBTQ advocacy groups are celebrating a ruling by a federal appeals court upholding an injunction that prevented the Trump administration from firing two members of the Air Force because they...
Federal judge rules that the US government can seize all the profits from Edward Snowden’s book
Edward Snowden won't see any of the proceeds from his new memoir — instead, the US government is entitled to seize the profits, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
Dozens of Kansas veterans were sexually abused during medical exams. Now the VA will pay millions to settle their lawsuits
The United States government has agreed to pay $6.97 million to settle dozens of civil lawsuits filed by military veterans sexually abused during medical exams in Kansas, attorneys for the...
A Marine veteran is suing Kentucky over his right to rock an ‘INFDL’ license plate
Shaun DeWaters took pride in being called an infidel while serving in the Iraq War, but the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says he cannot display the term on his license plate,...
Widow of Army veteran killed in El Paso shooting joins lawsuit against Walmart
Patricia Benavides, whose husband, Arturo, was killed in the Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, is joining a lawsuit against Walmart with other families who lost loved ones
How we found out America’s largest military shipbuilder was accused of falsifying tests on nuclear submarines
How We Found Out explores recent reporting from Task & Purpose, answering questions about how we sourced our stories, what challenges we faced, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at how...
Army vet sues University of New Hampshire for allegedly firing him because of his military service
The lawsuit recommends the university writing center undergo training to correct an "anti-military bias"
Whistleblower accuses largest US military shipbuilder of putting ‘American lives at risk’ by falsifying tests on submarine stealth coating
America's largest military shipbuilding company has been accused of falsifying tests and certifications on stealth coatings of its submarines "that put American lives at risk," according to a complaint filed...
Legendary Air Force pilot Chuck Yeager is suing Airbus for using his name to promote its new helo
"This is not a company that sells burritos," said Yeager's lawyer in an interview. "It sells aircraft, and you can't find a man more valuable to associate with aircraft than...
A South Carolina VA hospital turned away a sick Navy vet who tested hot for coke, then settled when he claimed they mixed up his urine sample
"I didn't expect any money out of this," said Eric Walker, 49, of Camden, the Navy veteran. "It was mainly about what can we do to make the VA (Veterans...
An anthrax vaccine made this JBLM soldier seriously ill. The Army still made her take it 3 times, lawsuit says
A 35-year-old Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier has sued the United States, alleging she was forced to get anthrax vaccines that made her seriously ill.
Army Special Forces major and new girlfriend ordered to pay $3.2 million to ex-wife in revenge porn case
A Fayetteville bartender won a $3.2 million verdict Monday evening against her ex-husband and his new significant other in what appears to be North Carolina's first revenge porn lawsuit to...