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The Government Accountability Office said the agency failed to follow its own policies, and some former service members may have fallen through the cracks.
The military records center said it was "unable to locate any information that would help us verify the veteran's military service."
The military service won't be fully caught up till June; its leaders say the shutdown caused an "erosion in readiness."
About 10,000 people now serve under a program meant to fast-track U.S. citizenship for military duty.
Republican Kevin Nicholson also said defending the Constitution is a "conservative value."
What happens when a few volunteer and the rest just watch the American military system dissected.
When Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) tweeted a question about age minimums for voting and for gun purchases, thousands of teenagers fired back.
When Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) tweeted a question about age minimums for voting and for gun purchases, thousands of teenagers fired back.
The Defense Department will continue to "access and retain transgender individuals," due to a court order, despite Trump's ban.
President Trump did not like it when a reporter asked about his recent ban on transgender service in the military.
The 3rd Engineer Brigade of the Korean Army, stationed in Inje, Gangwondo, has started a new program to make military service
We should recognize that the VA is an important option in providing quality care for the invisible wounds of war. At the
A Vietnam vet told me about a veteran of the Iraq War who, when some civilian said, "Thank you for your service," replied: "I didn't serve, I was used." In fact, there are many ways today's veterans are used, conned, and exploited by big gamers right here at home.
There is still no federal law barring workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
The dean at my son's graduation was correct to honor military women and men. But he might have added a second salute to those who serve our country in many other ways that advance important social and economic change in the U.S. and abroad.
You are never really prepared emotionally when someone passes away. My stepfather, Jean-Luc, died at the age of 64 from a massive heart attack just over a week ago. My mom heard a big crash in the basement where he was working out.
I came to understand as never before what Christmas is. Christmas is not in the glitter and props and material objects offered and received. It is not in rituals, half pagan, whose meanings had long been forgotten.
Don't get me wrong, I'm very grateful for all the many friends and acquaintances who are truly generous and genuine with their thanks.But, many veterans have shared that they feel what I feel: awkward, weird, half embarrassed, a bit resentful, but also proud.
The artist within that Curtis discovered as a result of working through his own PTSD experiences made him passionate about helping fellow Veterans recover from the ravages of combat.