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Coronavirus cases among VA patients surpass 13,000

As of Monday, 4,584 veterans had died of the virus — up 12% since the beginning of the month. In addition, 69 VA employees have died, five of them in the past 20 days.

Missouri veteran applies coping skills in caregiver's role

About 40 years after his service ended, Army veteran Dan White finally, fully dealt with the post-traumatic stress disorder humming in the background of his life. With the help and patience of others, he accessed crucial coping skills. And now he uses them to care for his wife of 53 years.

Georgians scrambling to help struggling veterans amid trying year

Jim Lindenmayer lost his younger sister to suicide nine years ago. The West Point grad and U.S. Army veteran doesn't want anyone else to experience the same pain his family has endured. So he is scrambling to help fellow veterans.

Former VA second-in-command says he was fired for not going along with plan to discredit House staffer

Jim Byrne, the VA’s former second-in-command, was ousted from the agency in February. At the time, there was no word from the department on the circumstances for his dismissal.

Illinois WWII veteran survived POW camps and forced march

On Feb. 24, 1944, Bob Teichgraeber and five others successfully parachuted from their burning bomber after a mission to bomb a fighter plane factory in Germany. That was Teichgraeber's last day of freedom for more than a year.

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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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