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Veteran seniors came home from front, couldn't leave Dulles

The group of World War II-era veterans from St. Petersburg, Fla., all in their 80s and 90s, sat in their Allegiant Airlines plane for three hours Tuesday evening until it was eventually canceled at midnight. The airline first said the delays were because of fuel, and then due to a scratch on the plane.

Wednesday - 04/04/2012, 05:32pm EDT

Tags: Allegiant Air

Veterans arrive for Medal of Honor Day wreath-laying

Sixteen Medal of Honor recipients arrived at Reagan National Airport Friday to take part in the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

Friday - 03/23/2012, 11:12am EDT

Tags: Medal of Honor, Reagan National Airport,

Army doctor: Returning vets need psychological care

An Army physician who served in Iraq is now on a new mission: Making sure war heroes recover after their service.

Wednesday - 02/29/2012, 06:32am EST

Tags: PTSD, Dr. Sudip Bose, darci marchese

Fair promises 100,000 jobs for vets

Veterans who have served since Sept. 11 have had a tough time finding a job. But their unemployment numbers are improving, thanks in part to events like the one going on Saturday in Bethesda.

Saturday - 02/25/2012, 07:10am EST

Tags: Naval Support Activity Bethesda, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Frederick veterans want slots in their posts

Suffering from recession-weakened revenue, Frederick County veterans groups have proposed a possible cure: slot machines.

Thursday - 02/09/2012, 12:49pm EST

Tags: Frederick County, charities, slots

Should vets get a parade to honor their service?

Super Bowl winners get parades. Holidays get parades. What about veterans?

Wednesday - 02/08/2012, 10:01am EST

Tags: mitchell miller, parade, Afghanistan, Iraq

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Md. health organization seeking to hire veterans

Maryland's largest long-term care organization says its members want to hire returning veterans.

Thursday - 01/19/2012, 02:17pm EST

Tags: Health Facilities Association of Maryland, Joseph DeMattos, Anthony Brown, U.S. Army Reserves, Army Reserve

Va. Gov. unveils 2012 military and veteran legislative plans

Gov. Bob McDonnell unveiled his 2012 legislative plan that he says continues his promise to make Virginia the most veteran-friendly state in the country.

Sunday - 01/15/2012, 02:18pm EST

Tags: Gov. Bob McDonnell, Virginia National Guard

PTSD affects even driving, study says

Returning to the mean streets of the United States after a tour of duty in Iraq might not seem like a challenge, yet a new survey suggests that driving becomes very difficult for many combat veterans when they're back home.

Friday - 01/13/2012, 04:19am EST

Tags: PTSD, The New York Times

Va. lawyers help Iraq, Afghanistan vets

Virginia lawyers are pitching in to help Iraq and Afghanistan veterans obtain benefits or resolve other legal issues.

Wednesday - 12/28/2011, 10:27am EST

Tags: Afghanistan, Iraq, Virginia

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