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Visitors line the pathway in front of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., on Friday, May 2, 2014.<br>Carlos Bongioanni/Stars and Stripes

Death of man who helped build the Vietnam Wall remains an unsolved mystery

Kathy Klyce was worried. Her husband, Jack Wheeler, a prominent consultant and former Pentagon official, had been out of touch for a few days. They had argued about his decision to head to Washington, D.C., on Dec. 28, 2010, while she stayed at their condo in New York. She was stunned when her stepdaughter told here on Jan. 2, 2011, that police from Newark, Delaware, had called: Jack was dead, they said.

Veteran to receive WWI Victory Medal, other awards in posthumous ceremony on Fort Bragg

Nearly 73 years after his death, the U.S. Army will award a World War I Victory Medal, Prisoner of War Medal and Purple Heart to a soldier who fought in two world wars, served as an American spy, was held prisoner three times and served as an unofficial rabbi in a prisoner of war camp while smuggling notes, money and medicine to his fellow troops inside.


Ready to serve: Businesses find vets are dedicated, capable

There are plenty of veterans looking for work — but many employers don't recognize the value former service members bring to a workplace.


Injured Marine veteran's life changes after trying sled hockey

John Callaway was one of 20 injured former servicemen and women taking part in the opening session of a three-day sled hockey introduction camp supported by the Semper Fi Fund and the Colorado Springs-based U.S. Olympic Committee military program.

Some 'Silent Service' vets cringe at Trump's sub disclosure

Some veterans of the Navy's "Silent Service" are cringing at news that President Donald Trump disclosed the whereabouts of two submarines that are part of an undersea force that prides itself on stealth.


Senate committee advances bill to speed up VA firing process

The Department of Veterans Affairs secretary would be able to dismiss poor-performing employees more easily under legislation approved Wednesday by a Senate committee, which sent the bill to a full Senate vote despite concerns from Democrats.


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