- US honors Puerto Ricans who fought, died in segregated unit Updated: Apr-27-16 6:28 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Angel Acevedo looked down at the Congressional Gold Medal in his hands as his eyes welled with tears during a ceremony held Wednesday to honor Puerto Ricans like him who faced discrimination and waited decades to be recognized for fighting several wars under the last segregated unit in combat.
- VA study on whether dogs can heal vets with PTSD has critics Updated: Apr-21-16 1:45 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina - Army veteran Joe Aguirre opens a restaurant door, then steps aside to let his golden retriever take point. "Clear," Aguirre commands, and 3-year-old Munger pivots right, left, then right again, sweeping the room for potential threats.
- Retired general and wife on mission to prevent suicide Updated: Apr-18-16 10:01 am
NEW BRITAIN, Connecticut - After losing one son to suicide and another to a roadside bomb in Iraq just eight months later, Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Mark Graham implored those gathered inside Central Connecticut State University's Torp Theatre last week (April 11) to help banish the stigma surrounding suicide and mental illness among veterans and military service members.
- Researchers awarded funds to find new ways to care for vets Updated: Apr-16-16 12:06 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Researchers at the Providence VA Medical Center have been awarded funding to look for new ways to provide long-term care for veterans.
- VA investigates 'active shooter' false alarm to 23K staffers Updated: Apr-13-16 3:11 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is investigating after a false alarm about an active shooter was sent to VA hospitals nationwide.
- Dayton to house Veterans Affairs' national archives Updated: Apr-13-16 3:38 am
DAYTON, Ohio - The leader of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says it plans to put its national archives in Dayton.
- License restored for former Tomah VA chief of staff Updated: Apr-12-16 7:10 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - An administrative law judge has restored the medical license of a former Tomah VA Medical Center doctor accused of overprescribing opiates.
- Obama lauds Duckworth's service to veterans amid GOP attack Updated: Apr-06-16 10:19 am
CHICAGO - President Barack Obama has officially endorsed Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth for Senate, saying "few people fight as passionately for our veterans."
- Veterans Affairs secretary to address Robert Morris grads Updated: Apr-06-16 8:22 am
CORAOPOLIS, Pennsylvania - The U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs will address graduates of Robert Morris University near Pittsburgh.
- VA to open Vet Center in Helena this fall Updated: Apr-05-16 1:57 pm
HELENA, Montana - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says it will open a Vet Center in Helena in the fall.
- Veterans' medical appointment waits manipulated in Cheyenne Updated: Apr-05-16 1:54 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs investigation has found Cheyenne workers manipulated scheduling to make it appear veterans waited no more than the 14-day limit for medical appointments.