The Vietnam Vets After Agent Orange Benefits
Neither the Navy nor the Department of Veterans Affairs has a comprehensive list of which ships went where during the Vietnam War. As a result, veterans themselves often have to prove their ships served in areas where Agent Orange was sprayed.
Blue Water Navy Veterans Are Still Fighting for Agent Orange Compensation
Though most didn’t step foot in Vietnam, some 90,000 Navy vets who served offshore may have been exposed to the chemical brew and seek benefits. The battle is playing out in the courts and in Congress. It boils down to a comma.
Deployment Not Necessarily Behind Military Suicides
A military study finds the length of service and dishonorable discharges have a much larger influence on suicide risk than being sent to war.
Pentagon Finally Decides to Dig Up Remains of Lost Soldier
The military will exhume a grave in the Philippines that may hold the remains of Bud Kelder, an American POW whose family has long been fighting the Pentagon to get him home.
Charity Frauds and Cancer Scams: Preying on Our Best Impulses
Preying on people’s very best impulses for the very worst reasons.
Highest Paid People on the Pentagon Budget: Three Football Coaches
The head coaches at Army, Navy, and Air Force make the most money in the Pentagon—and it's not all that surprising.