- US Marine found guilty of killing transgender Filipino Updated: Dec-01-15 4:08 am
OLONGAPO, Philippines - A Philippine court on Tuesday convicted a U.S. Marine of killing a Filipino last year after he discovered she was a transgender woman in a hotel in the Philippines while he was on a break after participating in joint military exercises in the country.
- Comment period on VA hospital study extended through Feb. 5 Updated: Nov-30-15 4:21 pm
HOT SPRINGS, South Dakota - The Department of Veterans Affairs has extended the public comment period on a study that looks at the impact that closing a Hot Springs hospital would have on veterans.
- Knoxville Vietnam veterans plan return trip Updated: Nov-30-15 6:10 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - A group of Knoxville veterans will be traveling to Vietnam for a weeklong trip.
- Maine marine engineer cousins crafting custom snow skis Updated: Nov-29-15 3:30 pm
BETHEL, Maine - Two cousins in Maine - both marine engineers - have teamed up to design and manufacture recreational skis.
- Cheyenne VA interim director aims for trust after scandal Updated: Nov-28-15 7:15 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The new interim director of the Cheyenne Veterans Affairs Medical Center is looking to rebuild trust in the local facility that is trying to move past a patient scheduling scandal.
- Tomah VA Medical Center launches 100-day improvement plan Updated: Nov-28-15 2:44 pm
TOMAH, Wisconsin - The Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center says it has adopted another plan to improve patient care.
- Legionnaires' disease bacteria found in VA hospital water Updated: Nov-27-15 5:39 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Veterans Affairs officials say they've detected the bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease in water samples at the Minneapolis hospital.
- Clark County leaders commit to helping veterans Updated: Nov-27-15 5:05 am
JEFFERSONVILLE, Indiana - United States Marine Corps Sgt. Will King was sitting in the Clark County jail when he first heard about the Veterans Court program in Floyd County.
- Plan to move veterans memorial with 'Jesus fish' to continue Updated: Nov-25-15 4:17 pm
COLUMBIA, Missouri - Officials say they will continue with their plan to move a veterans memorial that bears a covered ichthus, or "Jesus fish," from the Boone County Courthouse grounds.
- State lawyers question school choice program's military perk Updated: Nov-24-15 6:06 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - State Treasurer Dan Schwartz is getting pushback from state lawyers over a rule he proposed to help military families and kindergartners more easily access Nevada's new education savings accounts.
- After vet felled by PTSD, service dog Honor aids family now Updated: Nov-24-15 12:03 pm
CLYDE, North Carolina - Part of the Labrador retriever's training was to sense when the demons of war had invaded Wade Baker's dreams.
- Vermont VA chief heads to Phoenix Updated: Nov-24-15 4:05 am
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vermont - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is moving the chief of its hospital in White River Junction, Vermont, to oversee its troubled facility in Phoenix, Arizona.
- Fort Riley's new hospital faces more delays Updated: Nov-23-15 1:50 pm
FORT RILEY, Kansas - The opening of Fort Riley's new hospital has been pushed back after already being delayed more than three years.
- Military Veteran Project in Topeka growing Updated: Nov-23-15 10:45 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - If the Military Veteran Project succeeds at improving brain injury treatment and other goals, Melissa Jarboe won't be running the organization she founded.
- Editorials from around Ohio Updated: Nov-23-15 10:18 am
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:
- New director appointed at Phoenix VA hospital Updated: Nov-23-15 5:01 am
PHOENIX - The Department of Veterans Affairs has named a new director to take over its embattled Phoenix medical center.
- Stevens scores 32 to lead No. 14 Duke women past Army 72-61 Updated: Nov-22-15 4:42 pm
DURHAM, North Carolina - Azura Stevens made 14 of 18 shots for a career-high 32 points and No. 14 Duke overcame a slow start to hand Army its first loss 72-61 on Sunday.
- Survivors of Afghan hospital attack tell of terror Updated: Nov-21-15 1:49 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - It was like the end of the world, Anayatullah Nazari said. "It was like they were determined to kill us all and that nobody would survive. It was like doomsday, nothing I could ever imagine."
- 2 VA officials demoted amid job-manipulation allegations Updated: Nov-20-15 7:09 pm
WASHINGTON - Two high-ranking officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs were demoted Friday in response to allegations that they manipulated the agency's hiring system for their own gain.
- Former Maine congressman approved for administration post Updated: Nov-20-15 9:48 am
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate has approved a former Maine congressman for an administration post to help veterans seeking training and jobs.
- Recovery just beginning for many of Paris wounded Updated: Nov-20-15 9:26 am
PARIS - One bullet tore into Amandine Andretto's right leg, shattering her tibia. Another hit her in the arm. For three interminable hours, her parents didn't know if she was among the dozens massacred at the Bataclan concert hall.
- Port of Gulfport can now be used for military purposes Updated: Nov-20-15 4:31 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - The Port of Gulfport is now one of only 17 in the nation designated as a "strategic port" by the U.S. Department of Defense.
- Court reverses granting class-action status to VA workers Updated: Nov-19-15 11:29 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas' highest court says a lawsuit by a group of Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs employees who claim they weren't paid for meal breaks they were required to work shouldn't be a class-action case.
- Montana selected to conduct VA pilot program Updated: Nov-19-15 11:17 am
GREAT FALLS, Montana - Montana has been selected to conduct a pilot program with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that is aimed at speeding up processing of veterans' benefit claims.
- Donation to boost textbook loan program for student veterans Updated: Nov-19-15 5:46 am
ROCHESTER HILLS, Michigan - A $20,000 donation to Oakland University will help the suburban Detroit school expand its textbook loan program for student veterans and their dependents.