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Rose L. Thayer

National Guard NCO charged and banned from National Archives over taking of WWII dog tags

Robert Rumsby, 29, of Fredericksburg, Va., admitted he took the dog tags. Rumsby said his mission was to give the dog tags to the dead soldiers’ families, whom he met while researching the plane crash that killed his great uncle during World War II.

'We’re not aliens, we’re women:' New task force to target gender inequality at the VA

Women seeking health care at Department of Veterans Affairs facilities often have longer wait times for appointments than men, and one in four have reported being sexually harassed or had their military service questioned.


VA opposes new legislation aimed at improving access to medical marijuana for veterans

Veterans seeking treatment for ailments such as chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder are often caught in a divide between state and federal marijuana laws — and many risk losing their benefits or accessing the treatment outside the VA.


Army veteran arrested in California over suspected terrorist plot

Mark Steven Domingo planned to set off pressure-cooker bombs filled with 3-inch nails Sunday at a Long Beach "white nationalist" rally, authorities said.


Two American soldiers stopped by Mexican troops along the border

The interaction occurred as the Americans were conducting mobile surveillance camera operations at about 2 p.m. April 13 near Clint, Texas, according to a U.S. Northern Command official.


Army reopens case of 2007 murder-suicide that was originally called 'friendly fire'

One gunshot wound to the chest from friendly fire — that’s the story Spc. Kamisha Block’s family was told about her Aug. 16, 2007 noncombat death in Iraq. But when Block’s body arrived back home, her family started asking questions.