White House physician Ronny Jackson.
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Privatization will aggravate, not solve VA's problems.
A veteran salutes a flag. There is often a final one that occurs inside a VA hospital.
The Department of Veterans Affairs and its hospitals have been criticized roundly. Sometimes lost in the chorus of complaints is the depth of feeling that VA caregivers have for the veterans, a doctor writes.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington.
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Civilians have become so far removed from the military and war, it can be hard to understand veterans. Their poetry can help us connect.
How can we help the tens of thousands of college students who have been defrauded?
Students across the country have been defrauded by for-profit schools. Fine print in their enrollment contracts has stopped them from bringing their cases to court, but new rules could help.
Gen Z is the first generation born into a fully technological environment.
Managers have barely got to grips with the challenges posed by Millennials. What are they going to do with Generation Z?
All in it together.
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New research on an addictions project for veterans shows success it is not about recovery in isolation, but about finding a sense of purpose in the community after military service.
A homeless Vietnam vet begs for money on a Boston street in 2012.
Homelessness among veterans overall is on the decline. But researchers see an increasing number of homeless vets who are single mothers or supporting young families.
Waving an American flag along 5th Avenue.
In past wars, taxes were increased to cover some of the extra spending. That's not the case for the war in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the costs are adding up fast.
A visitor pauses at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C.
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An Army veteran and professor of rhetoric explores poetry written by veterans about a divisive holiday born of the Civil War.
A high-tech prosthesis for a child draws on decades of research.
Devices created for service members and veterans also help civilian children, elderly people and young adults maximize their mobility.
Every year, thousands of active military and veterans enroll as undergrads, but only half leave with a degree. What cheap and effective strategies could help our military complete college?
Finding a well-run veterans’ charity isn’t hard with some due dilligence.
Some veterans' charities make the most of their donors' dollars, while others squander that money. Vetting these groups will help ensure your money is well-spent.
The federal government has long shown a hiring preference for veterans to help them find jobs following their service.
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The US government has long shown a hiring preference for veterans. But because of the demographics of the US military, this has limited the federal workforce's diversity.
Veterans and service members on the job hunt.
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Large numbers of veterans hold misconceptions about IT work that discourage them from pursuing careers in the field.
What is moral injury?
The inability to reconcile wartime actions with a personal moral code can create lasting psychological consequences for veterans.
German infantrymen aim machine guns from a trench near the Vistula River in 1916.
In the winter of 1915, a German soldier died in a field hospital in Russia. We don't know his name, but he helped revolutionize the way gay people have advocated for equality.
Some soldiers’ wounds in WWI were more mental than physical.
George Metcalf Archival Collection
Mental health trauma has always been a part of war. Treatments have come a long way over the last century, but we still don't understand why the responses change for different people and times.
Two U.S. soldiers on Easter morning, 1945.
When war broke out, black Americans fought in segregated units to serve their country. The breath of freedom they experienced in Europe flamed the fight for equality when they returned home.
Veterans see something very different to the medals, uniforms and poppies of Remembrance Day.
All eyes are on ex-forces veterans come Remembrance Day. We may see heroes – but no one asks them whether they want to fit that mould.
In this April 2, 2015, file photo, a visitor leaves the Sacramento Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Rancho Cordova, California.
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A physician who has spent 25 years working within VA hospitals reflects on what it has meant to him to serve those who have served our country.