Hendren cited political divisiveness, Trump's treatment of veterans, the Capitol riot and lies about election fraud as reasons for leaving the Republican Party.
Herbert Parrish, 82, and his wife, 79-year-old Lois, fought off Harold Runnels Jr., 61, who later died from his injuries.
In his final days in office, President Donald Trump made several speeches highlighting the achievements of his presidency.
"Secretary Wilkie must be held accountable," leaders from six major groups representing veterans wrote to President Donald Trump on Wednesday.
In a statement Saturday, House Speaker Pelosi criticized Robert Wilkie and called for his resignation, following the inspector general's report.
In a Friday statement, Disabled American Veterans said that Veteran Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie "breached the trust of those whom he is beholden to honor and serve."
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The Duke of Sussex revealed serving in Afghanistan "changed my life forever" as he compared his stint in the armed forces to the royal duty he was born into.
Prince Harry prepares for a light-hearted turn alongside Jon Stewart, Bruce Springsteen and Tiffany Haddish on the "Stand Up for Heroes" comedy night.
Prince Harry, Tiffany Haddish, Sheryl Crow, and many other comedians and musicians will join host Jon Stewart for the first virtual edition of the yearly benefit.
While both days honor the military, there are key differences in what members of the armed forces each day commemorates.
"Our veterans who fall on hard times and find themselves without a home deserve more than just handwringing or kind words. They deserve real help that gets them back on their feet."-Michelle Obama
We've transferred the weight of glory from the missions themselves to those who wear the uniform. We ache for heroes, especially in a time when our society is falling apart.
Air Force veteran Jenn Hassin created the collage out of donated military uniforms which she transformed into paper.
While federal services are generally closed, many restaurants will remain open, with some offering veterans and military members free or discounted food.
Absentee ballots may play a significant role in the outcome of some battleground states where votes are still being tallied.
A Florida musician claims his song was unfairly removed from Soundcloud for a title, which references QAnon, while N.W.A.'s classic song "F**k Tha Police" is still available on the platform.
More than half of veterans told pollsters that they intended to vote for Trump, putting him 10 points ahead of Biden.
In August 1946, Newsweek reported from Athens, Tennessee, where veterans of World War II had won their final—and most unexpected—battle.
"Leadership is not just about sitting in the pilot's seat. It's about knowing what you're doing, and taking responsibility for it," Sullenberger says in the political ad. "Being prepared, ready and able to handle anything that might come your way."
"If we want a working democracy in 2024, we need to vote for Joe Biden this year," Charles G. Boyd said.
Mental health specialists said they saw a corresponding uptick in referrals among veterans since the pandemic started.
"Today we proclaim that America will never be a socialist or communist country," Trump said during an event at the White House.
"Dear Fox News," the vet tweeted. "Here's what happens after an ambush (left). Here's what happens after you've made a complete moron out of yourself in front of the entire world (right). Do better, dammit."
Mark Schroeder's obituary said he was a lot of things, "but one thing he was not Mr. Trump was a sucker or a loser! He was a proud veteran till the day he died."
Among independent voters, 65 percent say the Democratic presidential nominee has more respect for the military, while just 35 percent say the same for the president.
September 11, 2001, was a day that left millions of Americans terrified, confused and angry. But it also served as another test of this great nation's resolve and its commitment to freedom and liberty.
Andrew Napolitano wrote that he sees himself a "loyal" friend but is "foremost" loyal to the truth.
"None of the fellas that I served with that are no longer with us are "suckers,'" the veteran says, adding, "Donald Trump disrespects everyone who served in the military."