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President Donald Trump hands a pen to Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie during a spending bill signing ceremony at VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Las Vegas.<br>Evan Vucci/AP

Trump signs $200 billion VA budget for 2019

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a spending bill for the Department of Veterans Affairs that for the first time exceeds more than $200 billion.


3 Marines killed in Vietnam War to be buried at Arlington

The Pentagon says the remains of three U.S. Marines killed when their helicopter was shot down during the Vietnam War will be buried next week at Arlington National Cemetery.


Incarcerated veterans host Remembrance Day ceremony behind bars

Although they have lost, at least temporarily, many of the freedoms they fought to protect, they saluted the U.S. flag against the backdrop of brick walls and razor wire.

Cold War veterans who flew B-47s hold last reunion in Omaha

The B-47 Stratojet Association is comprised of Strategic Air Command veterans who braved dangerous B-47 bombers for Cold War reconnaissance missions, electronic warfare jamming and a shared belief that they were preventing World War III.


New veterans' cemetery slated for northern New Mexico

A $3.2 million federal grant has been awarded to construct a state veterans' cemetery in the northern New Mexico town of Angel Fire.


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