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Enlisted to police officer

Enlisted to police officerWhen Ruth Recio returned from her fifth Army Reserve deployment, she was a "broken soldier."
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Education

Best for Vets: Colleges 2015

Best for Vets: Colleges 2015The students who walk into the veterans office at the University of Nebraska Omaha find several university staffers w...
  • Education
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Education

Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges 2015

Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges 2015Military jobs and training can provide service members with in-depth technical expertise — but how to convert that kn...
  • Education
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
News

Politicians pressuring VA to eliminate backlog

Politicians pressuring VA to eliminate backlogHouse republican representitive Sean Duffy and democrat Gwen Moore are part of a bipartisan effort to push Veterans Affairs to reduce and ultimately eliminate the backlog that's been delaying veterans' appeals and claims.
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  • 5 hours, 33 minutes ago
News

Community rallies around homeless blind veteran

Community rallies around homeless blind veteranA community in Texas is coming together to support a blind veteran recently evicted from his apartment.
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  • 5 hours, 35 minutes ago
Veterans

Sen. Baldwin breaks silence, says she is reviewing Tomah VA response

Sen. Baldwin breaks silence, says she is reviewing Tomah VA responseSen. Tammy Baldwin said Wednesday she is conducting a comprehensive review of how her office handled a critical inspection report questioning the prescribing of opiates to veterans at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wisconsin and subsequent pleas from a...
  • Veterans
  • 23 hours, 9 minutes ago
News

Got poop? Veteran finds lucrative new career

Got poop? Veteran finds lucrative new careerA decorated veteran of the U.S. Navy has started a business cleaning people's yards after working a dead-end job.
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  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Veterans

VA Secretary Robert McDonald: 'I will do better'

VA Secretary Robert McDonald: 'I will do better'VA secretary won't resign over Special Forces gaffe.
  • Veterans
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Veterans

McDonald's SF lie the latest gaffe for VA's reputation

McDonald's SF lie the latest gaffe for VA's reputationVeterans groups are divided over how serious the latest mistake is, and what it means for the department going ahead.
  • Veterans
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Opinion

Opinion: Help vets extend service through business

Opinion: Help vets extend service through businessA partnership will support the development of innovative educational and training programs that will expand access to business ownership for veterans.
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  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Education

Wyoming school offers online MBA

Wyoming school offers online MBAThe new International MBA and an Online Energy Concentration MBA will be offered beginning in the 2015 fall semester.
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Opinion

Commentary: Lead for a higher purpose

Commentary: Lead for a higher purposeThe famous picture of five Marines and a Navy corpsman struggling to raise the flag atop Mount Suribachi on the tiny island of Iwo Jima in the middle of the Pacific Ocean perfectly captures the sense of momentum of six men straining toward a common goal.
  • Opinion
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Veterans

Caregivers converge to push for expanded benefits

Caregivers converge to push for expanded benefitsVA give stipends to caregivers of troops wounded in the recent wars, but supporters want to include more families.
  • Veterans
  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
Capitol Hill

Defense hearings: Defense budget debate in full swing

Defense hearings: Defense budget debate in full swingDefense/veterans hearings for the week of Feb. 23
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  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
Veterans

VA suicide hotline film wins Oscar

VA suicide hotline film wins OscarShort documentary on VA Crisis Line wins Oscar
  • Veterans
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Benefits

Consumer Watch: New incentives for saving money

Consumer Watch: New incentives for saving moneyMilitary Saves Week includes several promotions to help service members put away money.
  • Benefits
  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Health Care

Tricare Help: Baby eligible, despite dad's status

Tricare Help: Baby eligible, despite dad's statusBaby is eligible for Tricare after father is placed on permanently retired list.
  • Health Care
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
Best for Vets

Methodology: Spouse employment snapshop

Methodology: Spouse employment snapshopBest for Vets: Spouse employment snapshop methodology
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  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
Best for Vets

Best for Vets: Spouse employment snapshot

Best for Vets: Spouse employment snapshot30 companies make extra effort for military spouses
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  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
Health Care

Commission praises small Tricare Prime program

Commission praises small Tricare Prime programCompensation panel cites U.S. Family Health Plan as viable Tricare commercial program
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  • 1 week ago
Education

Vets advocates push for on-campus support

Vets advocates push for on-campus supportSupporters want federal funding for campus veterans centers, which they say can help student veterans thrive.
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  • 1 week ago
Veterans

Criticism of senator's war record rankles veterans

Criticism of senator's war record rankles veteransQuestions about whether Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst can call herself a "combat veteran" seen as insulting to many troops.
  • Veterans
  • 1 week ago
News

Best for Vets: Law Enforcement 2015

Best for Vets: Law Enforcement 2015Prince George's County (Maryland) Police Department is one of the top-rated destinations for veterans to find law enforcement jobs.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Best for Vets

Best for Vets: Maryland police talk military transition

Best for Vets: Maryland police talk military transitionBest for Vets: Maryland police talk military transition
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Veterans

VA health system on GAO's 'high-risk' list

VA health system on GAO's 'high-risk' listGAO: VA health needs more oversight, scrutiny to improve
  • Veterans
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Veterans

VA accountability claims questioned again

VA accountability claims questioned againOnly eight employees have been fired for problems related to last year's VA wait times scandal, despite public statements.
  • Veterans
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
News

These amazing 'Hero Dogs' can change veterans' lives

These amazing 'Hero Dogs' can change veterans' livesThese amazing dogs have extraordinary skills that can have a life-changing impact on their human companions.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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