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I Am Not a Hero
An Army rescue pilot on the real heroes we should think of on July 4th.
Obama Awards Jewish and Black WWI Veterans Posthumous Medals of Honor
Sergeant William Shemin and Private Henry Johnson were recognized “for conspicuous gallantry” nearly a century after serving.
Congress Considers Medical Marijuana for Veterans
It is hard to imagine the Obama administration arresting veterans and VA doctors seeking medical marijuana.
Jon Stewart Is Helping Veterans Break Into TV Industry
Served in the military? Want to make it in television? Jon Stewart has a boot camp for you.
Memorial Day 2015 Photos: Remembering the Dead
On May 25, Memorial Day, American citizens at home and abroad honor the country's fallen military members.
Obama Commemorates First Memorial Day Since End of Afghanistan Operation
For Memorial Day, One Veteran’s Story
Talk to a veteran to appreciate the sacrifices of those who died while serving.
The Slander of ‘the Broken Veteran’
Those who served in the Armed Forces are not “losers, bums, drug addicts, drunks and derelicts.”
Vintage Planes Make Washington Flyover in Honor of V-E Day
Washington’s skies filled with more than two dozen vintage planes on Friday to mark 70 years since the Allied victory in World War II.
Video: Obama Devotes Weekly Address to Allied Victory in Europe
“This was the generation that literally saved the world. That ended the war and laid a foundation for peace.”
World War Two Veterans Share Firsthand Accounts of the War
The Veteran’s History Project at the Library of Congress preserves firsthand accounts that, like these, show the full scope of the wartime experience.
Medical Records of Whistleblowers Are Being Used Against Them
One Marine corps veteran found the VA Department threatening to cut his disability rating.
Beyond Veterans Day: Treating the Invisible Wounds
For veterans, the physical and emotional impact of war continues long after they return.
Opinion: See Beyond the Stereotypes This Veterans Day
A veteran of two tours in Iraq talks about returning home after military experience, and the challenges of stereotyping faced by veterans.
Photos: Salute to Veterans in Annual NYC Parade
Around 600,000 spectators were expected at Tuesday's annual Veterans Day Parade in New York City, which had the theme "Land of the Free, Home of the Brave."
War Ink: Veterans Tell Stories Through Tattoos
An online art exhibition launched Tuesday in honor of veterans and their unique body art.
NYC Themes 2014 Veterans Day Parade “Land of the Free, Home of the Brave”
The theme of this year’s New York City Veterans Day Parade honors The Star Spangled Banner’s 200th anniversary.
Quora Question: How Does a Veteran Deal With the Bitterness of Returning Home?
"After four years in the Marines and two tours in Iraq followed by my biggest challenge, going to college with my 18 year old counterparts, I decided something: I hate Americans," a veteran writes about his feelings returning home
Video: Obama Makes Nod to Veterans Affairs Scandal on Memorial Day
Just hours earlier, Obama returned from a surprise trip to Afghanistan, where he thanked troops for a mission that will conclude formally at the end of this year
Phil Klay On Telling War Stories Without Telling War Stories
A stunning debut collection takes readers back to Iraq—and struggles to make sense of its trauma
For Soldiers With Gulf War Illness, a Clue to the Mystery in Their Cells
Doctors found changes in mitochondria of veterans of the first Gulf War suffering from a variety of mysterious aliments
'Vanished' Explores Grief Felt By Families of MIA Soldiers
Of the 83,000 soldiers listed as missing in the past century, 73,000 disappeared in World War II.
'Thank You for Your Service' Highlights Soldiers' Struggle
The veterans in David Finkel’s new book contend with drug abuse, alcoholism, PTSD and suicide.