For an eighth straight year, a period spanning the wartime presidency of President Obama, Congress will fail to pass a defense budget on time.
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The House voted 310-116 Wednesday to arm the Department of Veterans Affairs, exclusively among federal departments, with tougher employee "accountability" tools to punish misconduct and better prot
Commission on Care leaders defended their tough diagnosis and 18-point treatment plan for what ails the VA health care system, including their controversial push to let veterans begin to choose the
Earlier this week, my editor called my attention to a recently released Congressional Research Service report entitled "How Big Should the Army Be?" When he does something like that, it's a pretty
More than 740,000 currently serving active duty members and 176,000 drilling Reserve and National Guard personnel are expected to opt in to the new BRS, or Blended Retirement System, when the choic
In recent months, articles raising alarms about the U.S. military's increasing vulnerability to cyber attack have flooded my email in-box.
Commissary shoppers have long suspected that they save more on groceries at some bases than at others, compared to local commercial stores.
The Defense Department's Executive Resale Board voted unanimously last week to recommend that military exchange services open online discount shopping to 19 million honorably discharged veterans st
More than 2 million claims for private-sector emergency health care services provided to VA-enrolled veterans since February 2010 could be eligible for VA reimbursement if a recent ruling by the U.
Two no-cost initiatives to honor the service of Reserve and National Guard members are edging forward in Congress, though final passage this year is still far from certain.