Please, remember our POWs and MIAs. They still wait. Their families still wait.
As GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama prepare for Monday's foreign policy debate, a new poll shows that members of the armed forces view veterans' unemployment as their top concern, and a majority think the country is headed in the wrong direction.
Eighty-eight percent of military members think Iraq and Afghanistan war vet joblessness is a problem, according to the poll from non-partisan advocacy group Concerned Veterans for America and obtained by POLITICO.
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Opening another front in her nearly year-old campaign to support military families, First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled a push for jobs on or near military bases.
By Lee Chi-dong, Yonhap
WASHINGTON -- The United States plans to expand the presence of its Marines in Asia in tandem with diplomatic initiatives towards the increasingly important region, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said Tuesday.
Critics warn that some schools are misleading veterans, giving them expensive educations with little chance of a job or credit transfer.
WASHINGTON -- After Moses Maddox left the Marine Corps in 2006, he took a sales job with the for-profit University of Phoenix, making up to 100 calls a day to persuade veterans to enroll using their GI Bill benefits.
Only after he enrolled himself did the former corporal discover that the state university he wanted to attend didn't accept the nine course credits he'd earned at Phoenix.
"Basically, I wasted my GI Bill benefits -- just like a lot of other veterans I talk to," said Maddox, who until recently was a veterans benefits counselor at Palomar College in San Diego County.
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A wide-ranging inspection of Fort Bragg's Warrior Transition Battalion found that the program for physically and mentally wounded soldiers has shortcomings - notably a need for better leadership.
The department says the conflict-of-interest statute, passed after scandals in for-profit education, is outdated, but others call it a safeguard.
Previously unreported Pentagon data shows how much the average U.S. taxpayer has paid for combat operations in Afghanistan, Iraq, and now Syria.
Puerto Rican veterans who survived the horrors of Korea wonder when their commander-in-chief will address their islands humanitarian crisis.
Some of Pyongyang's surface-to-air missiles are old, but its newer ones could threaten American aircraft.
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.
When European defense ministers played a tabletop cyber defense exercise, things got hard very quickly.
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.