VA leader who led coronavirus response resigns
Acting undersecretary was not tapped for a permanent position
Amputee military veterans ‘serve beyond the uniform’ with USA Patriots softball team
The USA Patriots Amputee Softball Team is a collection of retired military veterans who lost limbs while on active duty. They’re in Alaska for a week to play in an Anchorage Sports Association softball tournament, work with Special Olympics athletes, visit hospitalized veterans and do a little sightseeing.
Army veteran sets a world medical first
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jerry Ellis Majetich’s experimental surgery could “revolutionize” prosthetics, over a decade after he survived a roadside bomb attack.
Sam Lombardo, noted World War II veteran, dies at 101
Retired Army Lt. Col. Sam Lombardo, an Italian immigrant who came to America at the age of 10 and served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, died Friday at the age of 101.
Jill Biden tells English surf therapy group about her board
U.S. first lady Jill Biden told members of a British group that uses surfing as therapy that she once owned a surfboard and it was "white with a big butterfly" on it.
Community gathers for return of WWII soldier's remains
Lyle Reab's remains were interred in the family plot — relocated from an unknown soldier grave in Ardennes American Cemetery at Neupré, Belgium — and placed alongside those of his parents, Willis Harry and Daisy, in the cemetery.
Korean War nurse who helped inspire ‘M*A*S*H’ dies at 96
When Cathy Drake went to dinner at a friend’s house one night in the 1960s, she didn’t know the conversations they had would change popular culture for decades to come.
Air Force veteran has sounded taps more than 1,200 times
Veteran Tom Beaver has sounded taps several times a week for years. Sometimes he is called to duty more than once a day.
Mourners honor Phoenix police officer killed in collision
Family, friends and fellow officers gathered Thursday to remember Phoenix police officer Ginarro New, who died May 31 when his patrol car collided with another vehicle whose driver authorities say ran a red light. New found police work to be the best fit after a career path that included stints as a Marine, a school nurse and an EMT.
‘Wall That Heals’ still aids New Bern vets, projects such as Flag Salute, needy widows
After a year of pandemic delay, the traveling Vietnam Wall’s stop in April in New Bern, N.C.,  brought emotional comfort for vets and families of the fallen. It also attracted more than 9,000 visitors.