Army veteran threatened to shoot Moms Demand Action members if he didn’t get his pension
A Florida man pleaded guilty to sending a letter to the Department of Veterans Affairs that threatened to shoot members of an organization that advocates for an end to gun violence
Former surgeon general faces his wife's cancer - and the 'Trump Effect'
Former U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams and his wife Lacey want to tell their own story about melanoma and prevention.
Veterans thankful for Thanksgiving meal at Las Vegas complex
While many of the 130 or so residents who live at the complex have been through hard times, they’re grateful to be here still, and were thankful for Thursday’s meal and the gift bags. Formerly called Veterans Village, the complex houses 42 veterans.
Now 99, Massachusetts veteran survived World War II’s ‘best-kept secret’
As a 20-year-old U.S. Army soldier, Saul Gurman was aboard the British ship Rohna on Nov. 26, 1943, when it was struck by a radio-controlled missile dropped from a German plane.
Brewery co-owned by vet who subdued Colorado Springs shooter gets new fans
Atrevida Beer Co. is receiving support and new customers after one of its owners, Richard Fierro, subdued the gunman last week at Club Q in Colorado Springs.
Retired pathologist charged with sexual assault involving minors
Malcolm Goodwin, a retired pathologist with a distinguished career, has been charged with six counts of predatory criminal sexual assault involving minors. Goodwin served in the Army and Air Force Reserves from 1962 to 1982 and then worked as a pathologist in the Air Force until 1998, when he retired as a colonel.
Navy sailor who helped end Colorado club rampage injured but recovering
One of three people who halted a bloody shooting rampage at a LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado last weekend was a Navy sailor who was injured in the attack, officials said Tuesday.
Army veteran recounts subduing gunman at Colorado LGBTQ club
Richard Fierro, an Army veteran who had received numerous awards for his past service, notably a Combat Action Badge and two Bronze Stars, rushed to confront and subdue the gunman.
Republican state attorneys general promise challenges to VA’s new abortion rules
Republican attorneys general from 15 states have warned they would challenge recent Department of Veterans Affairs rule changes allowing some abortions for patients in its facilities.
Virginia veteran, business owner establishes nonprofit to help other veterans and their families
In April, Navy veteran Mike Ihrig started the nonprofit MITS-GIVES Inc. to honor and support veterans, their families and the Hampton Roads community through fundraising and volunteering.
Kaiserslautern students raise thousands of dollars for US military families and veterans 
About $24,100 was collected at a march organized by the Air Force Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps at Kaiserslautern High School earlier this month to mark Veterans Day.
‘War Santa,’ other American vets and Polish volunteers deliver needed equipment to Ukraine’s fighters
A steady stream of Western aid has kept the Ukraine military outfitted with heavy weapons and other munitions. But gaps remain on the more granular level, where individual soldiers and units must turn to private donations for unmet needs.
14 Revolutionary War soldiers are unearthed at battlefield in South Carolina
Over eight weeks starting in September, more than 12 archaeologists from the University of South Carolina and three biological anthropologists with the Richland County Coroner’s Office unearthed the remains of 14 individuals who died in the Battle of Camden, sometimes called Camden Courthouse.
Searchers find five World War II-era US bombers in waters off Croatia
Searchers have located the wrecks of five B-24 bombers that crashed into the Adriatic Sea during World War II, three of which are associated with 23 still-missing crew members.
Veteran-owned ranch offers reindeer rentals
A veteran-owned reindeer ranch in Washington state is offering reindeer rentals for events ranging from pumpkin patches and corn mazes to Christmas tree lightings and corporate holiday parties. The animals can also attend holiday bazaars and parades.
Wounded vet’s caretaker stuck in Mexico while his health deteriorates. Immigration wait could be 2 years.
Army veteran Joel Gomez lies in a nursing home bed, struggling with complications related to the catastrophic injuries he suffered in the Iraq War nearly two decades ago. Meanwhile, his caretaker, who has served him since 2007, is in Mexico awaiting her immigration papers.
11 Illinois recipients of ‘forgotten’ Purple Hearts being sought
Illinois state officials are trying to find the owners of 11 Purple Heart medals that are among unclaimed property in its possession.
Unclaimed remains of 133 veterans and relatives brought to final rest in Washington State Veterans Cemetery
Some fought in Vietnam, in World War II and as far back as the Spanish-American War. Some 43 served in World War I. They included Carl Croson, who served in the Army in WWI, and his son Kenneth, who served in the Coast Guard in WWII.
Former Texas state house candidate misses Wis. court hearing, claims to be serving in Ukraine
A former Texas House of Representatives candidate emailed a Wisconsin court saying he’s “serving in the Army in Ukraine” and that’s why he wasn’t able to make a recent court hearing.