Military veterans have a higher unemployment rate than nonveterans, according to federal statistics. Research shows one reason may be that veterans fall prey to their own preconceptions about certain types of jobs, and miss out on promising opportunities.
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin says his department is seeking to close perhaps more than 1,100 VA facilities nationwide as it develops plans to allow more veterans to receive medical care in the private sector.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday highlighted the need to help the children of military families transition into new schools as their parents are moving from one assignment to the next.
What discourages veterans from seeking treatment for post-traumatic stress? As part of our series War on the Brain, special correspondent Soledad O’Brien talks to former service members who have struggled to accept the diagnosis and get help.
By PBS NewsHour
A camp in Tucson, Arizona, serves about 20 homeless people, the majority of them U.S. military veterans seeking shelter, food, camaraderie and refuge from the streets. The camp, run by the group Veterans on Patrol, has grown with the help…
By MN Original - Twin Cities PBS
The Telling Project uses the stories of veterans and their family members to deepen people's understanding of military life by creating a theatrical production based on those real experiences. The national performing arts organization is based in Austin, Texas, but…
The decision is seen as a victory by the thousands of ‘water protectors’ who have journeyed to the North Dakota prairie to protest the energy project.
By Leah Samuel, STAT
Donald Trump will take office in January with strong support among veterans, and he’s made reforms to the Department of Veterans Affairs a key part of his platform.
By PBS NewsHour
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.
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