Please, remember our POWs and MIAs. They still wait. Their families still wait.
CBS Evening News, 6:30 PM
SCOTT PELLEY: Finally tonight, America of course owes a great debt to the men and women who have sacrificed so much in more than a decade of war. But it turns out many are forced to wait months, even years, to get disability benefits. David Martin has been investigating whatâ€™s behind the delay.
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By Alicia Tarancon, CNN
Facing an aging rail industry workforce and an influx of returning military veterans, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday an initiative in which the growing rail sector will hire more than 5,000 veterans this year, matching the same number hired in 2011.
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Senator Calls For New Evaluations; Army investigating screening process
By Hal Bernton, Seattle Times staff reporter
The Army Medical Command has identified some 285 Madigan Army Medical Center patients whose diagnoses of post-traumatic stress disorder were reversed as they went through a screening process for possible medical retirements, according to U.S. Sen. Patty Murray.
According to Greg Rivara, Communications Manager for Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES), the 100,000 Jobs Mission job fair held Thursday was a big success.
The event was held at UIC Forum and was attended by over 1,300 veterans and more than 60 companies. The 100,000 Jobs Mission is a collaboration of the IDES, Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA), JP Morgan Chase, Joining Forces, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), American Legion, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Student Veterans of America, U.S. Department of Labor – VETS, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Since the program’s launch in 2011, the group has collectively hired more than 12,000 veterans, and has a goal of 100,000 hired by 2020.
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The United States Census Bureau has this infographic showing a snapshot of our nation's veterans.
Federal, state and community leaders; private businesses; non-profits; and community organizations use information about the military veteran population from the American Community Survey and Economic Census to determine the programs, services and infrastructure that serve the needs of our veterans.
What follows is the most recent snapshot of veterans statistics.
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The lieutenant, who wants to keep her identity private, will lead a 40-person platoon.
As tensions between North Korea and the United States continue to intensify, two experts discuss the remaining options.
One U.S. officer watched TV shows like Cops and NCIS for lesson plans, watchdog says.
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President Trump is poised to compound the most grave moral failing of his predecessor by making targeted killings less safe, less legal, and less rare.