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French court to decide landmark case against makers of Vietnam War chemicals

The case has pitched Tran To Nga against 14 companies. If the court sides with the companies, it would crush hopes for what activists see as a chance for accountability. But if the court rules for Tran, she would be the first Vietnamese civilian to win such a case.


Pentagon rejects permit request by veterans group for Memorial Day motorcycle ride

The Defense Department rejected a request from organizers of a traditional Memorial Day weekend motorcycle ride in the nation’s capital, throwing logistics of the event into uncertainty just weeks before it is scheduled to take place.


Air Force veteran behind border wall GoFundMe campaign now facing tax-related federal charges in Florida

The indictment alleges that during the 2019 tax year, Brian Kolfage received hundreds of thousands of dollars from multiple organizations — including We Build The Wall, Inc. — and failed to report that income to the IRS.

House prepares veterans’ legislative package ahead of Memorial Day

The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs advanced 25 pieces of legislation Tuesday, including bills to improve health care services for female veterans, address veteran homelessness, enhance education benefits and boost oversight of the VA.


For 65 years, this Korean War veteran and his wife did everything together: 'Even in death'

On April 17, Joan Agrasto died first. Then, as was the case with everything else during their 65 years together, Neil joined her.


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At 100, WWII and Korean War veteran honored for his place in Marine Corps history

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton has played a major role in military history over the past 77 years, and John Farritor is one of the rare men who has seen that history unfold from the start.



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