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Forgetful flyers are actually helping veterans

Hurried and stressed, passengers leave behind heaps of clothing at the security checkpoint. Those clothes are now being used toward a good cause.

Friday - 08/02/2013, 08:47am EDT

Tags: Reagan National Airport, Vietnam Veterans of America, clothes for vets, andrew mollenbeck, Veterans, TSA, Robert Allison

In Bowie, turning foreclosures into housing for vets

It's a triple punch: Find veterans affordable homes, fill foreclosed homes and improve the community.

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 07:39am EDT

Tags: Megan Cloherty, Bowie, Md., affordable housing, Veterans, OpenDoor Housing Fund, Frederick Robinson, Jerry Konohia

Court refuses to revive military sex assault suit

A federal appeals court in Virginia has refused to revive a lawsuit against two former defense secretaries by 28 military members and veterans who said they were victims of sexual assault.

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 08:39pm EDT

Tags: federal appeals court, military sexual assault, defense secretary, Veterans

Dr. Pawz: Raising funds for veteran service dogs

On Sunday July 21, Dogtopia, a national dog day care franchise, hosted its 9th Annual Charity Dog Wash to benefit service dogs for veterans who work year-round.

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 01:02pm EDT

Tags: Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson, pets, dogs, Veterans, service dogs, Dogtopia

Monitoring veterans' online behavior to predict suicide

A new social project is hoping to use social media posts to predict suicide among America's veterans.

Friday - 07/05/2013, 04:15pm EDT

Tags: suicide, Veterans, Durkheim project

Veterans struggle to land civilian jobs

Military veterans have skills that can be difficult to translate into the civilian workforce and thousands of veterans coming back from Iraq or Afghanistan are navigating a tough road to a new job.

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 04:18pm EDT

Tags: Veterans, job market, Washington Convention Center, Hank Silverberg

Once homeless, veteran builds homes for others

Even while she was homeless, Regina Best started building homes for others.

Monday - 06/03/2013, 07:11am EDT

Tags: thomas warren, Habitat for Humanity, Veterans


Americans gather to honor fallen service members

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 12:54pm EDT

Tags: Memorial Day, Veterans

Segways help wounded vets take a step up

They'd no doubt taken more difficult steps since being wounded, but 36 injured veterans are taking their first strides toward regaining some mobility - learning how to operate Segways.

Monday - 05/20/2013, 01:25pm EDT

Tags: Neal Augenstein, Segway, Veterans, Segs4Vets

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