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Can states fire employees who leave for military duty? The Supreme Court may decide
A pending Supreme Court case could have wide-ranging implications for National Guard members and reservists across the country
The Army is reconsidering thousands of bad paper discharges of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
The U.S. Army has agreed to reconsider the cases of thousands of veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars era with mental health conditions who received other-than-honorable discharges
An F-16 strafed and killed a civilian contractor during a training exercise. His widow sued the US for millions and won
Retired Air Force Master Sgt. Charles "Chuck" Holbrook, a former Tactical Air Control Party airman turned defense contractor, was killed during a nighttime live-fire training exercise at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico on January 31, 2017
Midshipman sues Naval Academy claiming his looming expulsion for racist tweets violates his free speech rights
A midshipman facing expulsion following an investigation of racist tweets he sent over the summer is suing the Naval Academy claiming it is violating his constitutional rights of free speech and protection from self-incrimination.
The DOJ is going after a towing company for auctioning off active-duty service members’ cars
A Dallas-based towing company towed and then auctioned off vehicles belonging to members of the military while they were on active duty, the Justice Department alleges in a federal civil lawsuit filed Monday
Lawsuit claims military families endured mold, roaches in Camp Lejeune housing
Three Marine Corps families are taking on their landlords at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, alleging that the private companies that run base housing failed to provide safe residences or respond to complaints of mold, mildew, water intrusion, roaches and maintenance problems
ACLU sues Trump administration alleging illegal arrests of veterans and other protesters in Portland
The American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday sued the Trump administration, saying it illegally detained military veterans and other protesters in Portland, Oregon, and used excessive force to try to silence supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement
Court rules against soldier who says he was forced to retire due to his Christian and conservative beliefs
A former master sergeant in the Army Band who claims service officials forced him into retirement because of expressions of his Christian faith and conservative opinions says he plans to appeal after an adverse ruling in his case.
A foundry provided faulty steel for the Navy’s submarines and covered it up, feds say
The U.S. Justice Department has reached a $10.9 million settlement with a defense contractor accused of producing substandard castings for Navy submarines at a Tacoma foundry and falsifying test results to cover it up, according to settlement documents filed Monday in U.S. District Court of Western Washington
Passengers were ejected from their seats in deadly B-17 crash at Bradley International Airport, lawsuit alleges
A lawsuit has been filed against the Collins Foundation by survivors and the families of those killed in the B-17 bomber crash at Bradley International Airport last fall
After 70 years, service members are finally filing medical malpractice claims against the US military
With the Department of Defense overseeing the new claims process, the question now is how fairly and timely complaints will be judged — and whether, in the long run, this new move will help growing efforts to overturn the Feres Doctrine and allow active duty members to sue like everyone else
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 a Taser during a Christmas Eve altercation five years ago
Veterans have filed more than 1,000 lawsuits accusing 3M of making defective earplugs
To date, nearly 2,000 U.S. veterans from Minnesota to California and Texas have filed more than 1,000 lawsuits.
A whistleblower lawsuit accusing Pratt & Whitney of doctoring F-22 engine inspection reports just got a major boost
Pratt has been trying to kill the suit since it was first filed, under seal, in 2016
Navy vet claims Florida police department broke the law by not promoting him
In a letter, the city argued that Joshua Koop was denied a promotion to sergeant because he's already used the veteran's rule when he received a promotion last year to detective
A disabled Marine vet was arrested for using a handicapped parking space. He sued the US government and won
A disabled U.S. Marines veteran has received a $250,000 settlement from the U.S. government after a national park park ranger allegedly used excessive force to arrest him over the use of a handicapped parking space
Lawsuit Claims 2 Airmen Were Discharged After Testing Positive For HIV
The Trump administration was accused in a federal lawsuit of violating the constitutional rights of two U.S. Air Force members...
A Vietnam Vet Says A Botched Feeding Tube Sent Food Into His Lungs. Now He’s Suing The VA
When Lawrence Johnson was admitted to the Miami VA hospital for a spinal fusion of his neck in May 2016,...
Navy Vet Sues Over E-Cig That Blew This Hole In His Leg (Graphic)
Bin Laden? No biggie. Syrian airfields? Please. Vaping? Sailor, take warning. On the heels of the Navy’s blanket ban on...