Former Captain Makes History in Pageant World

Raquel Riley Thomas isn’t your typical veteran. After joining the Army in 1990 as an enlisted photojournalist, she became an ordnance officer through the Green to Gold program; she left the service as a captain in 2002. Fewer than eight years later, she was crowned first runner-up as Mrs. America.


Shulkin's Trip Scandal Hurt Fight to Slow 'Choice' Effect on VA

Concerned Veterans for America, a group of policy advocates funded by the billionaire Koch brothers, who want to shrink the size of federal bureaucracies including the Department of Veterans Affairs, appears to have won a major victory with President Trump’s firing of Dr. David Shulkin as VA secretary.


4 Vietnam POWs Share Lessons Learned

More than 750 Americans servicemembers — the majority of them officers — were taken prisoner during the Vietnam War. Here are the stories of four of those servicemembers and how they made the most of their lives in the years

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