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Support for V.A. Chief Who Lied About Serving in Special Forces

Support for V.A. Chief Who Lied About Serving in Special ForcesSupport for V.A. Chief Who Lied About Serving in Special ForcesRobert A. McDonald, the Veterans Affairs secretary, issued a public apology, and the administration, lawmakers and veterans groups backed him....

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V.A. Secretary Apologizes for Embellishing Military Record

V.A. Secretary Apologizes for Embellishing Military RecordV.A. Secretary Apologizes for Embellishing Military RecordRobert A. McDonald, the secretary of the Veterans Affairs Department, falsely claimed that he had served in the United States Special Forces....

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Obama Signs Suicide Prevention for Veterans Act Into Law

Obama Signs Suicide Prevention for Veterans Act Into LawObama Signs Suicide Prevention for Veterans Act Into LawThe measure was designed to make it easier for veterans to find mental health resources and increase accountability for the government programs serving them....

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Congress Acts on Veteran Suicides

Congress Acts on Veteran SuicidesCongress Acts on Veteran SuicidesAs an estimated 22 veterans kill themselves each day on average, Republicans and Democrats have found something meaningful they can agree on....

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Preventing Suicides Among Veterans Is at Center of Bill Passed by Senate

Preventing Suicides Among Veterans Is at Center of Bill Passed by SenatePreventing Suicides Among Veterans Is at Center of Bill Passed by SenateThe bill, named for a Marine who suffered post-traumatic stress disorder and committed suicide, focuses on the V.A.’s suicide prevention and mental health programs....

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Los Angeles to Build Housing for Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs has agreed to settle a three-year-old lawsuit brought on behalf of homeless veterans by pledging to build permanent and transitional “bridge” housing....

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A Huge Victory for Homeless Veterans

Credit the new secretary of veterans affairs for embracing, in Los Angeles, the once radical-sounding idea that the sick and the troubled need housing first....

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V.A.’s Treatment of Veterans’ Trauma

V.A.’s Treatment of Veterans’ TraumaV.A.’s Treatment of Veterans’ TraumaReaders react to a Marine’s description of his therapy....

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After PTSD, More Trauma

After PTSD, More TraumaI was a veteran who needed therapy. What I got was another kind of battle....

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Texas: Fort Bliss Shooter and Victim Identified

Authorities in El Paso on Wednesday released the names of two men who died in a shooting at a Department of Veterans Affairs mental health clinic at Fort Bliss on Tuesday....

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Iraq Veteran, Now a West Point Professor, Seeks to Rein In Disability Pay

Iraq Veteran, Now a West Point Professor, Seeks to Rein In Disability PayIraq Veteran, Now a West Point Professor, Seeks to Rein In Disability PayA West Point professor travels the country to urge a shift toward work incentives for disabled veterans, but some find his message misguided....

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