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VA announces plans to cover gender surgery for trans vets, in policy reversal

US HEADLINES: The Department of Veterans Affairs is taking the first steps toward offering gender-reassignment surgery to transgender vets, VA…

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Vet’s mic cut off as he spoke of role freed slaves played in Memorial Day origins

US HEADLINES: A US Army veteran’s microphone was cut off during a Memorial Day event in Ohio as he discussed…

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Report: Oversight lapses at impaired pathologist’s hospital

Fitness & Health: An inspector general’s report says an Arkansas veterans hospital missed the errors of a pathologist who pleaded…

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Japanese American WWII soldiers faced Nazis at war and racism at home in US

US HEADLINES: Fred Shiosaki, the American-born son of Japanese immigrants, was determined to join the military almost immediately after the…

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“Last Out: Elegy of a Green Beret” spotlights two decades of war through the eyes of veterans: “It’s in my head every day”

US HEADLINES: Gold Star families came to the Cameo Theatre in Fayetteville, North Carolina, to preview retired Green Beret Scott…

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Tips for Older Adults to Regain Their Game After Being Cooped Up for More Than a Year

Fitness & Health: Judith Graham Alice Herb, 88, an intrepid New Yorker, is used to walking miles around Manhattan. But…

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Missouri barman berates veterans falsely accused of having fake ID in video

US HEADLINES: A belligerent Missouri bartender was caught on camera denying service to a group of veterans and crumpling up…

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This farm kid picked up a cricket bat 75 years ago

News Post || News Now: At 91 years old, Doug Crowell might be the oldest cricket player in Australia. “I…

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Georgia veteran loses beloved cane — but finds American patriotism

US HEADLINES: A Georgia Army veteran is heartbroken after losing the hand-carved wooden cane that’s helped her walk since her…

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House bill to give veterans of 1966 Spain hydrogen bomb accident benefits

US HEADLINES: “The nuclear disaster in Palomares caused untold suffering and harm to the servicemembers sent in to clean up…

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