- Veterans toss hierarchy to the wind in the search for waves Updated: Jul-04-15 12:43 am
ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida - As dawn stretched its fingers over the Atlantic Ocean and onto the St. Augustine pier, seven veterans trekked over the sand toward the waiting waves.
- Housing project for homeless vets won't get state funds Updated: Jul-03-15 2:47 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Supporters of an effort to build cabins for homeless veterans say they will continue to pursue funding despite their failure to secure state dollars this year.
- Christie says program to help military members to continue Updated: Jul-03-15 9:52 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - Struggling members of the military can continue to seek help and advice from veterans under a program New Jersey's 2016 budget will continue to fund.
- ND POW-MIA memorial dedication set at Veterans Cemetery Updated: Jul-03-15 2:07 am
MANDAN, North Dakota - A dedication ceremony is planned at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery for a memorial to prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action.
- VA hospital that once treated Civil War veterans could close Updated: Jul-03-15 1:47 am
HOT SPRINGS, South Dakota - Perched atop a bluff in the remote Black Hills, a veterans hospital built of thick blocks of pink sandstone and topped with red-tiled roofs in a Spanish mission style overlooks the tiny town of Hot Springs, South Dakota, and has provided recovering soldiers a bucolic haven for more than a century.
- Denver VA hospital curtails some surgeries for maintenance Updated: Jul-02-15 6:54 pm
DENVER - The Denver VA Medical Center says it will delay some surgeries and send others to outside hospitals while maintenance is performed on operating room equipment next week.
- World War II POWs from Colorado get long-delayed medals Updated: Jul-02-15 6:11 pm
LAKEWOOD, Colorado - Stooped with age but still smiling and joking, three Colorado veterans who were taken prisoner by the German military in World War II got their medals Thursday, more than 70 years after they were liberated.
- The Latest: Whistleblower asks Obama to appoint VA watchdog Updated: Jul-02-15 4:29 pm
WASHINGTON - The latest on President Barack Obama's visit to La Crosse, Wisconsin, on Thursday (all times local):
- Review: Hampton VA Medical Center reducing appointment waits Updated: Jul-02-15 11:04 am
HAMPTON, Virginia - Hampton VA Medical Center is making progress on reducing long waits for appointments, an outside management review team said.
- Veterans' signs: Be courteous when setting off fireworks Updated: Jul-02-15 10:02 am
NIAGARA FALLS, New York - Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are asking their neighbors to be considerate when setting off fireworks this Fourth of July weekend.
- A biker named 'Stray Dog' postpones Granik's Ozarks exit Updated: Jul-02-15 9:47 am
NEW YORK - Debra Granik met Ron "Stray Dog" Hall at a biker church in the Ozarks.
- Dayton VA Medical Center in southwest Ohio holds open house Updated: Jul-02-15 3:08 am
DAYTON, Ohio - A Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in southwest Ohio says holding an open house gives the public a chance to learn more about its services, job openings and volunteer opportunities.
- 1st investigations wrapping up on over-budget VA hospital Updated: Jul-01-15 9:04 pm
AURORA, Colorado - The first inquiries into what went wrong with a vastly over-budget veterans medical center outside Denver could be done soon, VA Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson said Wednesday.
- Texas funeral home donates caskets for poor veterans Updated: Jun-30-15 7:47 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Sabrina Thompson's uncle, a Vietnam War veteran named Benjamin Harold Fitts, died May 6.
- Internal Veterans Affairs watchdog retires amid criticism Updated: Jun-30-15 6:42 pm
WASHINGTON - The acting inspector general of the Department of Veterans Affairs is retiring, a year after he issued a scathing report on problems at the Phoenix VA hospital.
- Appeals court sides with veterans in suit over experiments Updated: Jun-30-15 6:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The U.S. military must continue to alert veterans exposed to chemical and biological weapons experiments of any new information that may affect their health and provide them ongoing medical care, a federal appeals court said Tuesday.
- Whistleblowers call for removal of Veterans Affairs watchdog Updated: Jun-30-15 1:05 pm
TOMAH, Wisconsin - A man who helped expose over prescription of opiates at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Tomah wants to personally deliver a letter from whistleblowers across the country calling for the removal of the VA's chief watchdog to President Barack Obama in Wisconsin this week.
- Funding pulled for vets' adult day care in Omaha, Iowa Updated: Jun-30-15 12:43 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Funding has been pulled for adult day care for Omaha and western Iowa veterans due to a $2.5 billion shortfall in the Department of Veterans of Affair's health care budget.
- Event to help veterans pursuing higher education Updated: Jun-30-15 4:04 am
CLARKSVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee Department of Veterans Services is hosting an event to encourage veterans to pursue higher education.
- Outreach center for veterans in Sioux Falls to close Updated: Jun-29-15 7:30 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - A center that offers hot meals and other services to homeless and formerly homeless veterans in Sioux Falls will close in August.
- Emergency room at Topeka VA reopens Updated: Jun-29-15 7:20 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The emergency room at Topeka's Veterans Administration hospital is scheduled to reopen after being closed more than a year.
- Civil War soldier finally gets headstone in Brighton Updated: Jun-29-15 5:25 pm
BRIGHTON, Michigan - The Brighton Area Historical Society's headstone restoration team has honored the memory of Civil War soldier John Sylvan Prosser by installing a Veterans Affairs memorial headstone.
- Sheriff candidate allegedly claimed to be military veteran Updated: Jun-29-15 9:41 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - A candidate for sheriff in Lafayette Parish is coming under criticism from military veterans.
- VA aims to help homeless, at-risk veterans find stable jobs Updated: Jun-28-15 11:02 am
CINCINNATI - David Bowles is excitedly making plans to move from a homeless shelter to an apartment of his own in a few weeks, thanks to a new Department of Veterans Affairs program helping homeless veterans find long-term employment.
- Central Alabama VA freezes hiring amid budget shortfall Updated: Jun-27-15 1:02 pm
MONTGOMERGY, Alabama - The Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System has stopped hiring medical support staff as the department tries to cope with a $2.6 billion budget shortfall nationally.