Gerard Murphy never met his uncle Richard. But the Potomac, Maryland, native grew up hearing stories of the former journalist who enlisted in the Marines during World War II and disappeared during the Jan. 15, 1944, amphibious assault on the Pacific island of Saipan.
Arlington National Cemetery is opening a new section of gravesites with the burial of two Civil War soldiers recently discovered at a northern Virginia battlefield.
The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a nearly $2 million grant for a Virginia program designed to help veterans become teachers.
Military veterans in the D.C. area have the highest median income among vets in the nation, and vets have a higher home ownership rate than the general population, but they are increasingly being squeezed out of Washington’s competitive and high-priced market.
Catherine G. Murray, the first female Marine to retire from the U.S. Marine Corps, was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on Tuesday. She was 100 years old.
The Virginia Department of Veterans Services opened its newest location inside the Pentagon Tuesday. It’s the 30th office location in the state.
Volunteers placed more than 245,000 wreaths at grave sites at the Arlington National Cemetery to help out with the annual wreath laying Saturday.
The Department of Veterans Affairs this spring commissioned a small pilot study to look into the link between liver flukes ingested through raw or undercooked fish and a rare bile duct cancer.
A spokesman for the Democrats on the House Veterans Affairs Committee said the proposal would amount to a merger of the VA’s Choice and the military’s TRICARE private health care programs.
Nearly five decades after a former Virginia Tech student was shot and killed during the Vietnam War, his name has been added to the school’s War Memorial pylons.
All U.S. veterans have been granted free admission to Maryland state parks, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Friday.
Beginning next fall, veterans and current service members won’t have to pay to apply for admittance to the University of Maryland’s College Park campus.
A program that prepares service dogs for permanent placement with wounded veterans and their families has been booted from Fort Belvoir and Walter Reed without explanation, the program’s executive director says.
AARP’s lead fraud researcher, Doug Shadel, said that the con men he’s interviewed have told him the best way to scam a vet is to pretend to be one.
Ivan Raiklin, a 20-year military veteran, plans to run a total of 1,776 miles for his fellow veterans by the end of November.