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An airman grabs pamphlets during a  veterans career fair, Oct. 19, 2017.<br>Eugene Oliver/U.S. Air Force

Employers urged not to hold discharge status against vets

A Connecticut agency issued new guidance Thursday warning employers they could be breaking the law if they discriminate against veterans with less-than-honorable discharges from the military.


Southwest pilot who landed plane with blown engine is Navy veteran with 'nerves of steel'

Tammie Jo Shults, a former fighter pilot with the U.S. Navy, is being hailed as a hero after successfully completing an emergency landing and sparing the lives of 148 people after an engine explosion Tuesday.


NH senators announce more than $1 million for veterans home

Sen. Maggie Hassan said that the New Hampshire Veterans Home is integral to ensuring that veterans have the support they need to maintain their health and quality of life.

Wilkie fills VA, DOD roles in visit to Fayetteville and Fort Bragg

A little more than 100 miles of highway separate Fort Bragg from Camp Lejeune. Robert Wilkie, a top Department of Defense official and acting VA secretary, said the stretch of N.C. 24 is the most important road in America.


Legendary Special Forces veteran 'Iron Mike' dies at 91

When he retired in 1981, Maj. Gen. Michael D. Healy was the nation's most senior Special Forces soldier. He was a veteran of wars in Korea and Vietnam, with his service in the latter spanning a decade and ending with him overseeing the withdrawal of troops from the country. And he was the inspiration for John Wayne's character in the 1968 film "The Green Berets."


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