veterans

Elizabeth Howe
June 24, 2020 - 4:00 pm
A closer look at soldiers with COVID-19 revealed that those with the most severe cases of the virus tended to also have underlying health conditions, one study shows.
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Photo credit Photo by Zachary Hada/55th Wing Public Affairs
Abbie Bennett
June 17, 2020 - 10:13 am
The president unveiled a report more than a year in the making aimed at preventing veteran suicide Wednesday, saying his administration is “marshaling every resource to stop the crisis of veteran suicide.” Read on.
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Photo credit U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicholas Brown
Abbie Bennett
June 12, 2020 - 11:30 am
A woman veteran in Congress is again pushing to create a national day of recognition for women who have served their country in the Armed Forces and National Guard. Read more now.
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Kaylah Jackson
May 25, 2020 - 9:27 am
Women veterans are the fastest-growing segment of the veteran population and have been serving in the Armed Forces since the Civil War. Here are several women warriors that we can honor this Memorial Day.
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FILE - In this May 11, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump listens during a briefing about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. Trump has been lashing out at scientists whose conclusions about the coronavirus are at odds with his own beliefs or are conclusions that he doesn’t like. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
AP News
May 22, 2020 - 11:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — "A Trump enemy statement,” he said of one study. “A political hit job,” he said of another. As President Donald Trump pushes to reopen the country despite warnings from doctors about the consequences of moving too quickly during the coronavirus crisis, he has been lashing out at...
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Abbie Bennett
May 21, 2020 - 12:49 pm
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are urging the Department of Veterans Affairs to lift pandemic-related restrictions at national cemeteries for Memorial Day.
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Eldis Sula
May 21, 2020 - 3:59 am
Many restaurants are showing their appreciation for the military with deals for vets, as well as some for everyone to partake in over the long weekend.
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Photo credit Department of Veterans Affairs
Julia LeDoux
May 15, 2020 - 9:52 am
At 105 years old, Meta Monteleon is the nation’s oldest Army nurse veteran. And she’s not letting something like the COVID-19 pandemic stop her from talking to her 100-year-old sister, Virginia Dupree Phillips. Read more.
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FILE - In this May 2, 2020, file photo, people, including those with the boogaloo movement, demonstrate against business closures due to concern about COVID-19, at the State House in Concord, N.H. It's a fringe movement with roots in a online meme culture steeped in irony and dark humor. But experts warn that the anti-government boogaloo movement has attracted a dangerous element of far-right extremists. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
Associated Press
May 13, 2020 - 6:26 pm
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — They carry high-powered rifles and wear tactical gear, but their Hawaiian shirts and leis are what stand out in the crowds that have formed at state capital buildings to protest COVID-19 lockdown orders. The signature look for the “boogaloo” anti-government movement is...
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Julia LeDoux
April 18, 2020 - 6:23 pm
A Medal of Honor recipient has lost his fight against coronavirus. Retired Army Command Sgt. Major Bennie Adkins, who fought in the Vietnam War, died Friday.
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