Ohio Republican stays in campaign amid scrutiny of service
Republican J.R. Majewski insisted that he would stay in the race for a competitive northwest Ohio congressional seat after The Associated Press reported earlier this week that he misrepresented key elements of his Air Force service.
Justice Department says it would defend VA medical workers in abortion cases
The Justice Department said it will provide legal defense if necessary to Veterans Affairs medical workers who perform abortions to save a patient’s life, protect the mother’s health or in instances when the pregnancy is a result of rape or incest.
Iowa honor flight veterans shown appreciation throughout capital trip
All day long, the veterans from the Cedar Falls-Waterloo area were thanked by passing tourists, by employees at the airports or active service men and women whom they bumped into at the memorials.
Facebook Live copied tech from war veteran’s app, jury finds in $175-million verdict
The parent company of Facebook and Instagram was ordered to pay nearly $175 million for violating patents held by the maker of a push-to-talk app founded by a former Green Beret who had sought to solve battlefield communications problems he encountered in Afghanistan.
Surviving military spouses may keep benefits once they remarry if bipartisan bill passes
Georgia Democrat Sen. Raphael Warnock joined Kansas Republican Jerry Moran in introducing the Love Lives On Act, legislation that would allow spouses of dead military service members to keep certain Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense benefits if they remarry.
US veterans freed after being held captive for months by Russian proxies
Andy Tai Huynh and Alexander J. Drueke had been taken captive in June in Ukraine’s Kharkiv region.
77 years later, remains of WWII pilot from Fla. identified
The headstone at Belgium’s Ardennes American Cemetery for U.S. soldiers who died in WWII read: “Rest in honor and glory.” But it featured no name. Now, the soldier has been exhumed and buried at Arlington National Cemetery. There, a new headstone has a name: Newell Franklin Mills Jr. 
‘A long time coming’: Groton Sail Monument site formally unveiled
The future USS Groton Sail Monument will celebrate the contributions of all the men and women who design, build, operate and maintain submarines, and the families and communities who support them.
75-year-old hiker, a Marine veteran, found dead in Nevada
Rock Stanley, who was found dead near Mount Charleston Peak Trail in Nevada, was a lieutenant colonel in the Marine Corps who served for 36 years.
Group of veterans criticizes Doug Mastriano’s Confederate uniform photo as ‘shameful’
A group of nearly 60 veterans from Pennsylvania signed a letter, released by the campaign of Democratic nominee Josh Shapiro, deriding Republican candidate for governor Doug Mastriano for being photographed wearing a Confederate Army uniform.
Veteran suicide rate decreases for 2 consecutive years, VA report states
“This year’s report shows real progress, but there is still so much work to be done,” VA Secretary Denis McDonough said in a prepared statement.
Navy veteran abducted in Afghanistan swapped for convicted drug lord
An American Navy veteran captured in Afghanistan two years ago has been freed in exchange for an Afghan man who was imprisoned by the U.S., a senior Biden administration official said Monday.
Study finds 37% greater veteran suicide rate than reported by VA
An exhaustive study four years in the making has found nearly a 40% higher rate of veteran suicides than that reported by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Army museum hosts exhibit on Bob Hope and his overseas military tours
The National Museum of the United States Army is honoring late comedian and actor Bob Hope by hosting a traveling exhibit, “So Ready for Laughter: The Legacy of Bob Hope.” The exhibit features numerous mementos from Hope’s tours on behalf of the USO, highlighting the early days of his career as an entertainer of the troops.
Overseas Deployed Warrior Day will soon honor veterans in South Korea
The South Korean Cabinet has approved a measure to designate a day honoring South Korean service members who served abroad, including those sent on United Nations peacekeeping missions.
Ex-Green Beret, NFL player Nate Boyer offers hope for veterans, athletes struggling in retirement with ‘MVP’ film
Former Green Beret and NFL player Nate Boyer directed and stars in the film “MVP,” which tackles real-world issues affecting many members of both the veteran and athlete communities.