- Iowa veterans looking for ways to save World War I cannon Updated: May-03-16 7:42 am
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - Some veterans have given themselves a new mission: restore the cannon at Memorial Park Cemetery in Sioux City.
- Marine veteran of World War II, Korea gets Purple Heart Updated: May-02-16 7:13 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A 91-year-old U.S. Marine who served in World War II and Korea is finally receiving his Purple Heart.
- Tiny houses in Kansas City to serve homeless veterans Updated: May-02-16 2:11 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A group of military veterans hopes to build small homes for struggling and homeless veterans on a vacant piece of land in Kansas City.
- US senator visits Cincinnati VA after leadership shakeup Updated: May-02-16 8:45 am
CINCINNATI - Ohio's Democratic U.S. senator is visiting the Cincinnati VA Medical Center in the aftermath of a leadership shake-up there.
- Sons of Union Vets working to restore Civil War gravesites Updated: May-02-16 5:05 am
VALPARAISO, Indiana - There are some 500 Civil War veterans buried in Porter County.
- Ohio offers specialty license plates to female veterans Updated: May-02-16 12:36 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Women who are military veterans in Ohio can now get a specialty license plate that highlights their service.
- Retired general hoping to restore trust in Wounded Warrior Updated: May-01-16 3:01 am
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Fletcher's military career brought him to Jacksonville to help manage a global network for moving military equipment to hot spots and bases. He's back now on a new mission with a military angle, but his task is harder to quantify.
- Clark County schools try to attract veterans as teachers Updated: Apr-30-16 3:47 pm
LAS VEGAS - The Clark County School District is looking to fill more than 2,000 open teaching positions with an accelerated teacher training program for military veterans and their spouses.
- Navy veteran waives preliminary hearing in fraud case Updated: Apr-30-16 12:02 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - A Navy veteran and Bronze Star recipient has waived a preliminary hearing in a case in which he is charged with stealing the identities of at least two subordinates to obtain fraudulent loans.
- The Latest: Hawaii advances bills on hot classrooms, ferries Updated: Apr-29-16 11:04 pm
HONOLULU - The Latest on the Hawaii Legislature negotiating dozens of bills before a deadline (all times local):
- Federal investigators fault VA review of Texas wait times Updated: Apr-29-16 4:36 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Federal authorities have determined that an investigation by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs into the manipulation of wait times for Texas veterans seeking care was "deficient and unreasonable."
- Not guilty plea in Chandler hit-and-run that injured vet Updated: Apr-29-16 4:01 pm
PHOENIX - A man arrested in a hit-and-run accident that injured a veteran in Chandler last month has pleaded not guilty.
- Unexpected friendship forms in Kansas City hospice Updated: Apr-29-16 2:23 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Jen Moss took to Jody Wooton from the first moments they met.
- Memorial set for 25 WWII US soldiers lost in Italian lake Updated: Apr-29-16 8:43 am
ALBANY, New York - A trio of U.S. Army veterans has teamed up to establish a memorial in Italy to the 25 American soldiers who drowned in an Alpine lake when their amphibious vehicle sank during World War II.
- Lumberton stream named in honor of WWII veteran Updated: Apr-29-16 3:20 am
LUMBERTON, Mississippi - A stream in Lumberton has been named in honor of a World War II veteran who frequented the area for hunting and fishing.
- VA hospital: No personal info on stolen computer Updated: Apr-28-16 4:18 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Officials with a Veterans Affairs hospital in Providence say a computer was stolen out of the basement of the hospital more than a year ago, and that patients were never notified.
- Manchester VA improves number of claims paid, officials say Updated: Apr-28-16 3:29 pm
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - Officials with the Manchester VA Medical Center say they have more than doubled the amount of claims paid out following complaints over delayed payments to local health care providers through the Veterans Choice Program.
- MTSU names veterans' center for Charlie and Hazel Daniels Updated: Apr-28-16 2:20 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Middle Tennessee State University has named a new support center for military veterans who are students there in honor of country music singer Charlie Daniels and his wife, Hazel.
- Veteran groups sue federal agency over Lejeune water claims Updated: Apr-28-16 1:12 pm
JACKSONVILLE, North Carolina - Three veterans' groups have sued the Department of Veterans Affairs over its handling of claims about contaminated water at Camp Lejeune.
- Trooper hit by motorcycle, arrest made at Vegas crash scene Updated: Apr-28-16 12:55 pm
LAS VEGAS - An officer says a veteran Nevada Highway Patrol trooper was injured when a motorcycle struck him at the scene of an earlier crash on a busy freeway ramp in Las Vegas.
- British Court rejects bid from expats for voting rights Updated: Apr-28-16 6:41 am
LONDON - A British court has ruled that Britons who have lived abroad for more than 15 years do not have the right to vote in the June 23 referendum on Britain's continued membership in the European Union.
- Rockefeller legacy exhibit open at West Virginia University Updated: Apr-28-16 4:14 am
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - The West Virginia and Regional History Center is chronicling the legacy of former Sen. Jay Rockefeller in Wise Library's Rockefeller Gallery at West Virginia University.
- Maine delivery man sentenced for stealing package from VA Updated: Apr-28-16 12:41 am
BANGOR, Maine - A judge has ruled that a Glenburn man will spend two years on probation for stealing a package belonging to the Veterans Administration while he was employed as a delivery man.
- Congressman: VA hospital on track to stay within new budget Updated: Apr-27-16 7:32 pm
DENVER - Congressman Mike Coffman says a VA hospital under construction in Aurora is on schedule and on track to come in within its current budget of $1.7 billion.
- 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.