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Sgt. 1st Class Edgar Barrera lost his left hand and both of his legs to an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan, and now a set of groundbreaking prosthetic hands is helping him regain his independence.
Republicans are trying to block Obama administration overtures to Russia on missile defense, creating a potential obstacle to arms control talks.
The House has passed a bill that would require the Transportation Security Administration to expedite security screenings for severely injured or disabled veterans and any family members or caregivers traveling with them.
Lawmakers are seeking to prohibit the U.S. from removing missile defense equipment from East Asia, even if the threat posed by a nuclear-armed North Korea is eliminated.
Annual cost-of-living adjustments in veterans' disability and survivor benefits would become automatic - just like Social Security - beginning in 2014 under a bill passed by the House on Tuesday.
The Veterans Affairs Department is 240 people shy of meeting a goal to hire 1,600 new mental health professionals by June 30, VA officials said Tuesday.
The U.S. Army has discharged escalating numbers of traumatized combat veterans who commit crimes and in ways that make them ineligible for Veterans Administration health assistance, The Gazette of Colorado Springs reports.
A general court-martial will be held this week for a chief warrant officer accused of sexual contact.
The government will accept an Army private's guilty plea to a lesser version of one of the 22 counts he faces for sending more than 700,000 classified U.S.
Army civilian personnel specialist Tracey Leven recalls the time she tried to use a breast pump to express milk in a military office years ago. Instead of 'breast pump in use,' she was required to put a sign on the door reading, '
A federal appeals court Tuesday backed the U.S. government's decision not to release photos and video taken of Osama bin Laden during and after a raid in which the terrorist leader was killed by U.S. commandos.
Massive budget cuts the Army has been forced to make have hurt soldiers, but here is one budget impact you might like.
Search-and-rescue crews worked through the night after a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered wood.
The Veterans Affairs Department's latest initiative to try to reduce the backlog of compensation claims is a partnership with the American Legion and Disabled American Veterans to help veterans make sure their file has all the essential information.
Tomas Young, the paralyzed Iraq war veteran who announced earlier this spring that he was ready to die, said that he has decided to live for now.
World history conspired to keep George Jones from getting his high school diploma.
The unclaimed remains of 35 military veterans, including some from World War I, and two military wives have been given formal military burials in Northern California.
Two Guam soldiers were killed Thursday in Afghanistan.
The Small Business Administration says it has lined up pledges from more than 120 banks to increase lending to veterans.
The commander of New York's largest military complex has told state lawmakers that they shouldn't take the post for granted with Pentagon budget cuts looming.