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.
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.
A military study finds the length of service and dishonorable discharges have a much larger influence on suicide risk than being sent to war.
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.
Preying on people’s very best impulses for the very worst reasons.
The head coaches at Army, Navy, and Air Force make the most money in the Pentagon—and it's not all that surprising.