Interior secretary’s mother, a Navy veteran and longtime civil servant, dies
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland testified during her confirmation hearing earlier this year that her mother, Mary Toya, served in the Navy, worked at the Bureau of Indian Education and raised four children as a military wife. Haaland's father, who is also deceased, was a career Marine who served in Vietnam and received the Silver Star.
Former US Rep. Dan Benishek of Michigan, who also worked as VA surgeon, dies at 69
The Crystal Falls Republican, in Congress from 2011 to 2017, served on the Agriculture, Natural Resources and Veterans Affairs committees.