Strikes Successful Against Syrian Chemical Weapons, DoD Officials Say By Lisa Ferdinando, DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON -- The strikes last week against Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal were successful in degrading that country’s chemical weapons, research and storage facilities, the Pentagon’s chief spokesperson said today. Read More
With full military honors, Ora Sharninghouse, Jr., was finally laid to rest Saturday after 73 years.
President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, Admiral Ronny Jackson, is confident he has the ability to lead the nation's second-largest agency, which has more than 300,000 employees and 1,200 medical facilities.
President Trump has been tweeting about this caravan, and warning Mexico to enforce their own border laws and stop this.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday announced the National Guard will once again be deployed to the country’s southern border in an effort to stop illegal immigration into the country.
After being fired on Wednesday, David Shulkin decided to go to liberal media outlets to blame his termination as VA secretary on his opposition to VA privatization reform.
The recently passed National Defense Authorization Act gave President Donald Trump the authority to award the Medal of Honor to Army 1st Lt. Garlin Murl Conner almost two decades after he died.
Two troops, one of which is American, were killed and another five were wounded by an improvised explosive device (IED) in Syria on Thursday.
Trump said Wednesday afternoon that Ronny Jackson, a rear admiral in the U.S. Navy who has served as a White House physician for more than a decade, is his new pick to lead the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
In honor of the 100th birthday of First Army, 98-year-old World War II veteran Jack Baker was honored with the French Legion of Honor.
President Donald Trump is planning to push out Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, three administration officials told The Associated Press on Sunday. One of the officials rated Shulkin’s chances of being pushed out in the next day or two at “50-50.” “He did say that he’s expecting to make one or two major changes,” said … Continue reading AP: Trump Will Push Shulkin Out Of His Administration
National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster is finishing out his service with the White House and will be replaced with former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton.
World War II veteran Edward Mims was recently honored and awarded a Purple Heart for the wounds he sustained in World War II.
Reports say army veteran and Fox News military analyst Pete Hegseth is a leading candidate to replace David Shulkin as secretary of Veteran Affairs.
A United States military helicopter crashed after hitting a power line in Iraq, killing all seven personnel aboard.
President Donald Trump is considering moving U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to VA Secretary.
President Donald Trump removed U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, a native Texan, from his Cabinet post, replacing him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo.
Trump "may have to fire Shulkin if the situation further deteriorates."
Surprisingly, the North Korean regime has finally stated that they wish to meet with the United States to discuss denuclearization.
Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin announced that he pushed out three regional directors and consolidated those positions into one mega-regional director.
Northport VA suspended surgeries last week when a failing air-conditioner motor required the hospital to close all five of its surgical operating rooms.
Both chambers of the Mississippi state legislature passed the Mississippi Support Animal Act, which would allow veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder to have service dogs in public places.
A federal investigative agency on Wednesday criticized the Miami VA Medical Center after an independent lab found that eight veterans tested for HIV had different results from those at the VA, the Miami Herald reported.
Data on personal information, including bank account numbers, on over 21,000 people affiliated with the Marine Corps Forces Reserves have been compromised.
President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he's eying Veterans' Day, which is November 11 this year, for the proposed military parade.
The United States conducted 41 strikes consisting of 76 engagements against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria since February 14.
The United States has imposed its "heaviest ever" sanctions against North Korea, President Donald Trump said on Friday.
A new test can detect mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), Army researchers announced recently.
Sajmir Alimehmeti, a 24-year-old as known as Abdul Qawii, pleaded guilty to charges of providing material support to ISIS and committing passport fraud.
Sean Higgins, a Memphis VA whistle-blower who was on the brink of homelessness, had his benefits approved last week.
Florida high school students Peter Wang, Alaina Petty, and Martin Duque were members of the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets and were killed in the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday.
"We believe Secretary Shulkin took appropriate steps"
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) asked VA Secretary David Shulkin to resign on Wednesday and requested employees responsible for the construction of a new VA hospital in Aurora, Colorado to be fired. Coffman criticized the Trump-appointed VA secretary for taking his wife on a taxpayer-funded 10 day trip to Europe. The VA’s inspector general released … Continue reading GOP Congressman Demands VA Secretary David Shulkin To Resign
The Department of Defense on Wednesday released a new policy in which separation procedures will begin for service members who have been non-deployable for the last 12 months or more. “This new policy is a 12-month deploy or be removed policy,” Robert Wilkie, the under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness, told the U.S. … Continue reading Defense Department Releases New Deployment Policy
Five members of an Air Force Special Operations Surgical Team received Bronze Star medals Tuesday for their work in the Middle East.
Pico Rivera (Population 63,000) City Council passed a resolution on Tuesday requesting the resignation of a school teacher who made anti-military comments in the classroom.
An 18-year-old Marine stationed at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, California died just eight hours after a flesh-eating disease diagnosis, officials told the Marine Corps Times.
The Marine Corps’ aviators are now logging more flight hours than Air Force pilots, military officials told the Marine Times.
On Thursday, the OSC contacted President Donald Trump and is urging the VA to fire Heather Garneau-Harvey.
Marine veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Hershel "Woody" Williams tossed the coin at Super Bowl 52 on Sunday.
By Sydney Greene, The Texas Tribune, April 6, 2018 In response to President Donald Trump's call earlier this week to mobilize the U.S. military for border protection, the Texas National Guard deployed a handful of troops to the Texas-Mexico border on Friday evening, with plans to send 250 more in the next 72 hours. "As early as tomorrow, notifications will go out … Continue reading Texas National Guard Deploys Troops To Texas-Mexico Border