Marine veteran David Pelletier was facing yet another drunken driving charge in 2006, and this time it was a felony. Pelletier — now 38, sober, with a law degree — is leading a nationwide recruiting effort to find and train veterans to work with increasingly popular veterans treatment courts, set up to offer an alternative to jail for former servicemembers.
A panel appointed by Congress to examine the size and shape of the U.S. Army is now on a fact-finding mission in Europe to assess what role U.S. troops should have on the Continent in the years ahead.
The Afghan government is investigating reports that Mullah Mohammad Omar, the reclusive leader of Afghanistan’s Taliban insurgent movement, has died, though the Taliban denied his death.
While war dog Flo was serving in the military, she had access to top veterinary care. But unlike other retired service members, there's no VA medical system for war dogs. They're not eligible for health care once they're retired.