Loved ones gathered at Houston National Cemetery Sunday to place flags for fallen veterans. Each attendee placed a U.S. flag at the headstone of each grave.
It’s a tradition that has evolved over the years. From Decoration Day to the Memorial Day we know today, here’s a look at the American holiday’s origins.
Eligible veterans who are unemployed because of the COVID-19 pandemic could receive a year of tuition and other financial support to learn a new career.
President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed into law the SAVE LIVES Act which requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide coronavirus vaccinations to all U.S. veterans, regardless of eligibility.
On March 5, 2021, Arizona lost one of its last surviving Tuskegee Airmen. Retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Robert Ashby passed away after a prolific and barrier-breaking life.
Teresa Ferrin discovered the Purple Heart — along with several other military awards — at a thrift shop in Phoenix where she volunteers once a week.
A Maine veteran is giving back to other veterans who are struggling with homelessness amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
A major milestone for one of the last living Tuskegee Airmen.
Veterans and Gold Star families will be given free lifetime access to national parks in the United States, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced.
An Army identification tag lost by an American soldier when he was wounded by a grenade blast in Vietnam was returned Wednesday to his widow after it was found by an American traveling in Russia.
Detectives in Virginia surprised a veteran Marine who served in Vietnam, replacing service medals stolen from him in a burglary.
Nearly 500 retired military leaders signed an open letter in support of Democratic nominee Joe Biden. President Donald Trump has also received recent support from retired military leaders.
Ford is teaming up with country singer Luke Combs to help veterans of the U.S. Military deal with post-traumatic stress disorder through music.
Over a year after helping 9/11 first responders receive access to a crucial compensation fund, Jon Stewart has turned his focus toward helping the nearly 200,000 veterans who've said their health was compromised by their exposure to burn pits while serving overseas.
Kevin Dobson has died at the age of 77.
The national non-profit Disabled American Veterans (DAV) reports delays in medicines from the Department of Veterans Affairs Mail Order Pharmacy.
The United States Postal Service mail delivery has delayed packages throughout the Houston area affecting many in the community. One Houston veteran may have his prescription medications delayed for several months.
A Houston-area World War II veteran is being given a medal by the Consul General of France in Houston for his brave actions on D-Day.
Reta Mays, a former nursing assistant at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, West Virginia, is being charged with second degree murder in the deaths of seven people and assault with the intent to commit murder of an eighth person.
Hundreds of veterans competed in this year’s National Veteran Golden Age Games, which came to a close on June 29 with a virtual awards ceremony.