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Senate candidate and Army Reserve officer admits to sexting California strategist
“For a senior officer to make this mistake is unforgivable."
Senator demands ‘immediate’ review of treatment of women and minorities in the military following Vanessa Guillen killing
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) sent a letter on Thursday to Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, requesting an "immediate" review of the treatment of women and people of color in the military.
Senate advances resolution limiting Trump’s ability to wage war
"This should not be controversial," said Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah).
Former National Security Advisor John Bolton prepared to testify in impeachment trial
"If the Senate issues a subpoena for my testimony, I am prepared to testify."
The controversial ‘widows tax’ on Gold Star family benefits is closer to repeal than ever before
Gold Star family members might finally see an end to the so-called "Widows Tax" thanks to the National Defense Authorization Act of 2020
A new law could finally force DoD to compensate troops who suffered from military doctors’ mistakes
It would mark the first time in nearly seven decades that U.S. military personnel have had legal recourse to seek payment from the military in cases of medical malpractice.
New report confirms that excusing bad military housing with high occupancy rates is total BS
You didn't really need a fancy report to tell you that.
Florida senator backs bill to allow military members to sue for medical malpractice
The bill, Scott said, will "make sure our men and women in uniform are taken care of every step of the way."
Dying of cancer, this Green Beret has one last mission: Getting Congress to fight for military medical malpractice reform
For the last year a terminally ill Green Beret has been travelling to Washington, D.C., to try to rally congressional support to change the Feres Doctrine. Is Congress answering his call?
Senators introduce bill that would allow service members to sue for medical malpractice
On Tuesday Sens. John Kennedy (R-La.) and Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) introduced bipartisan legislation that would allow service members to sue the government for military medical malpractice.
‘I went to war for this country’ — Mark Esper pushes back on Elizabeth Warren’s accusation of working for his ‘own financial interest’
An otherwise sleepy confirmation hearing for Defense Secretary nominee Mark Esper was jolted from its legislative stupor after Sen. Elizabeth...
A Marine Senate Hopeful Claimed Veterans Can’t Be Democrats — Even Though He Was One
Marine Corps veteran and Wisconsin Senate hopeful Kevin Nicholson has been seen as a star candidate for the Wisconsin Republican...
He’s A Service Member And Child Of A War-Wounded Vet. Can He Succeed As The Next VA Chief?
The son of a soldier wounded during the Vietnam War, he claims he was born in “khaki diapers.” Now, former...
Congress Tries Again To Restore Gun Rights To Veterans With Caretakers
A group of bipartisan senators want to reverse a longstanding federal policy that prevents veterans from owning firearms if someone...
Senate Panel Says It’s Time For A New AUMF To Rein In Presidential War Power
WASHINGTON — As global threats to the United States escalate, Congress will need a new war authorization to remain relevant...
Woman Accuses Al Franken Of Molesting Her On 2006 USO Holiday Tour
Sen. Al Franken — the wry former Saturday Night Live comic who’s become a progressive darling as a Democratic senator...
McCain Threatens Gridlock Over Army Mental-Health Waivers
WASHINGTON — A slate of Pentagon nominees faced off with a Senate panel Tuesday about the changes facing military recruiting today, as...
Dunford Dishes On North Korea, Trans Troops, And Air Force One In Lengthy Senate Hearing
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford went to Capitol Hill on Sep. 26 seeking to remain chairman of the Joint Chiefs...
Senate Finally Passes New ‘Forever’ GI Bill, Sends It On To Trump
At the eleventh hour before it recessed for the summer, the Senate finally got around to some real business: passing...
99% Of Congressional Staffers Have Never Served In The Military
A recent survey from HillVets, a bipartisan veterans group based in Washington, D.C., found that roughly 1% of staff members...
The Shrinking Military Budget Is Killing Our Readiness
Years of budget cuts to the military are sending our service members straight to Arizona. No, our airmen aren’t shipping...
MCCAIN: Here’s My Plan To Reform The VA
Veterans today are returning home to one of the most supportive environments in decades. It is a welcome achievement for...
Top Republican Group Posts Cringeworthy Tweet About Wounded Veteran Congresswoman
The National Republican Senatorial Committee tweeted March 8 that wounded veteran Rep. Tammy Duckworth has a “sad record of not...
Meet The Man Poised To Be The First Post 9/11 Vet In The US Senate
Nearly 13 years after 9/11, the United States is poised to have its first senator who raised his or her...