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President Joe Biden on Wednesday named Dat Tran to immediately take the helm of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

PERSPECTIVE | A college football coach's season at war with the coronavirus — and his own school

“We video chatted & saw our ENTIRE family,” Isabelle Hyon DuCharme wrote. “I cannot tell you how grateful we are.”

Archive photo of the day | World War II pilots Dale Thornton, left, and Ted Narracci remove part of the tail section of their B-17 from a farmer's barn in 1996.

@USArmy  veteran Nicholas Giovannelli is suing to stop several companies from “exploiting his image for profit” after he found them selling posters featuring photos of him taken in Afghanistan many years ago.

Michael Pack, a Trump appointee who sought to remake @VOANews  and other government-funded overseas news agencies, quit a few hours after @JoeBiden  took office and less than eight months into his three-year term as chief executive of @BBGgov .

The executive order requires the @DeptVetAffairs  and @DeptofDefense  to identify which toxins were found at a base in Uzbekistan known as “K2,” where on the base they were found and which service members may have been exposed to them.

Over the past four years, the U.S.-China relationship has frayed, largely over Beijing’s claims to the South China Sea and militarization of islands there.


President Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to remove most of the its about 700 troops in Somalia working to assist the East African nation’s military with its long battle against al-Shabab terrorists.

Hundreds were pictured in the gathering in the aircraft carrier’s hangar deck and many chanted Capt. Brett Crozier’s name.

Roman Sabal first applied to become a U.S. citizen in 1995 after serving for six years as a Marine and then several more years in the Army Reserves. He was denied entry to the U.S. on Monday for his scheduled citizenship hearing.

A 92-year-old woman has been buried in Nebraska with British military honors for a secret that she held for decades: her World War II service as a codebreaker of German intelligence communications

BREAKING | Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins, who was given the nation’s highest military honor for heroically fighting off enemies and saving wounded soldiers in Vietnam, died April 17 from complications caused by the coronavirus.

Richard Overton, the oldest-living veteran, was born on May 11, 1906, the same year as the first wireless radio broadcast, and a year before Oklahoma became a state. He died Thursday at the age of 112.

Years after they fought in Afghanistan, US troops watch as their children deploy to the same war

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Donald Stratton, a sailor severely burned while aboard the doomed USS Arizona during the Japanese surprise attack Dec. 7, 1941, died Saturday. He was 97. His passing leaves only two living survivors of the battleship, Lou Conter and Ken Potts.

Lt. Col. Patrick Schreiber, a retired Kansas Army officer, has lost his fight in federal court over his adopted daughter’s citizenship status, meaning she may have to return to her native South Korea.