Democratic senator Claire McCaskill, who is engaged in a fierce re-election battle in her home state of Missouri, is touting herself as a champion of men and women in uniform, despite her congressional record.
Twenty-eight states have joined together to file an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court to protect a 93-year-old cross honoring World War I veterans, and the case has broader implications for memorials nationwide.
Ninety-four-year-old Samuel Tom Holiday, one of the last surviving Navajo Code Talkers who used his native language to devise an unbreakable code during World War II, passed away Monday evening in Ivins, Utah.
The Senate on Wednesday is expected to easily pass legislation to give veterans the option to seek private-sector medical care when the Department of Veterans Affairs is unable to provide a patient with adequate or timely health services, Sen. Johnny Isakson (R., Ga.) said Tuesday.
Disabled veterans had to wait more than two months for the government to fix their wheelchairs, leading to some veterans confined to beds because of mismanagement at the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to a new audit.