A Stanford economist’s latest research on veterans isn’t promising. According to Mark Duggan, veterans face the worst employment prospects ever seen and are filing for disability compensation claims at astonishing rates.
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According to a watchdog agency, the U.S. government is woefully under-prepared for handing a nuclear attack or natural disaster because of a basic lack of coordination and medical resources, The Washington Times reports.
By allowing the use of its electronic medical records, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is set to cooperate with a study funded by the National Institutes of Health to the tune of $189,186 dollars. The study examines transgender mortality rates.
Nebraska and Oklahoma have filed a lawsuit with the U.S. Supreme Court in an attempt to strike down Colorado's recent decision to legalize recreational marijuana, The Denver Post reports.
In a landmark decision released Thursday, the Department of Justice has announced it will apply the 1964 Civil Rights Act to protect transgendered government employees from discrimination, according to a recent memo.
A government watchdog has revealed that a Pentagon task force in Afghanistan regularly wasted loads of money sending Afghan jewelers on expensive trips abroad to gem shows in Paris and Milan.
The top watchdog at the Department of Veterans Affairs has confirmed allegations that the agency has repeatedly lied to the media and Congress about how many veterans suffered and died from treatment delays.
As marijuana legalization has taken states across the nation by storm, experts are concerned about usage rates, but an annual survey released Tuesday shows that both marijuana and tobacco usage have dropped significantly among teenagers.
A government watchdog has released a follow-up report on Monday examining whether a Veterans Affairs hospital in South Carolina has made any progress cleaning up its act.
A report from a New Hampshire-based group dedicated to ending homelessness has found that while overall homelessness is decreasing, homelessness among veterans has acutely increased.
The Navy is currently working on a new version of a spy drone, and while traditional drones bring up images of flying robots, this one looks exactly like a Bluefin tuna fish, Military.com reports.
A Defense Department has been busy testing what may be one of the greatest innovations for snipers to enter the market: .50-caliber bullets capable of changing direction after being fired, Stars and Stripes reports.
In an unprecedented move, the U.S. military is auctioning off 4,000 Humvees to the general public, much to the opposition of the manufacturer, who doesn’t want military vehicles falling into civilian hands, Army Times reports.
The Department of Defense's aim has been to reduce sexual assault in the military, but lawyers are concerned that the addition of 1,000 full-time and 22,000 part-time sexual assault response coordinators will result in the conviction of innocents, The Weekly Standard reports.
A federal prosecutor said Thursday that the Department of Justice will no longer enforce federal marijuana law on reservations, so long as tribal councils abide by the same guidelines that states with legal marijuana must follow, Fox News reports.
Despite receiving a warning letter from his superior, an Army chaplain who used the Bible during a suicide prevention training session says he isn’t going to censor himself, Army Times reports.
The Army Corps of Engineers has decided to take over failed plans to build a billion dollar hospital in Denver, now that the main contractor is thinking of leaving out of frustration with the VA’s bungling of the project, the Denver Post reports.
Experts on homelessness all agreed on one thing in their congressional testimony Thursday: the Department of Veterans Affairs is an incompetent bureaucracy.
A prominent activist for gay rights in the military is awaiting trial for forcible sodomy and abusive sexual contact, the Washington Blade reports.