The Washington Post is reporting that for years the Dover Air Force Base mortuary, which handles the bodies of America’s war dead, has been burning some troops’ body parts and dumping the ashes in a Virginia landfill.
It has been more than 65 years, but for 93-year-old Anthony Snetro, the image of a Japanese torpedo bomber closing in on him will never go away.
Veterans seeking therapy at nearly a third of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ hospitals must wait far longer than the VA’s goal of seeing patients in 14 days or less, according to a USA TODAY analysis of internal VA data.
WASHINGTON — Homeless veterans spend more time on the street than their civilian counterparts and are more likely to develop serious mental health illnesses or physical problems as a result, according to new research.
A former Navy chaplain kicked out of the service for wearing his uniform in a protest at the White House has sued to get his conviction overturned, get back pay, and either reinstatement or full retirement.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — Guards get combat pay, just like troops in Afghanistan, without the risk of being blown up. Some commanders get to bring their families to this war-on-terror deployment. And each captive gets $38.45 worth of food a day.
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