In Tuesday’s presidential contest, veterans preferred Donald Trump to Hillary Clinton at a rate of nearly 2 to 1, according to exit poll data. So on this Veterans Day, what are former military service members expecting from the new president?…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
On a crisp fall morning, the president laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns on Friday and bowed his head in silent tribute before a bugler played taps.
By Mary Jo Brooks
Gretchen Marquette has written several poems about the complicated feelings she has about her brother fighting in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Thursday that a young Army captain who is the newest Medal of Honor recipient had the instincts and the courage to tackle a suicide bomber in Afghanistan during a moment of selfless bravery, saving…
As Americans recognize veterans' service to our country, some are also paying tribute to those who have lost a family member in war. Special correspondent Dennis Kellogg from our PBS station in Nebraska reports on one organization's efforts to support…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown in observance of Veterans Day, and used the occasion to call for more progress on speeding up medical services and disability claims. Also, Myanmar’s…
By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News
Most former servicemen and women (and their families) get their health care at civilian facilities, where only rarely do health professionals ask patients if they or close relatives have a military background. However, going forward, the exam every medical student…
Here rests in honored glory, an American soldier known but to God. A haunting inscription found on one of America's most famous tombstones, but the story of how the first official unknown soldier from World War I was selected for…
By Durward Azbell
Durward Azbell served as a Specialist E-5 in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War before he became an elementary schoolteacher in Columbus, Ohio.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama urged the nation to keep veterans in their thoughts long after Veterans Day and ensure that they receive the care and benefits they've earned.
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