{FD} Shulkin urges emergency aid for VA private health care soon

In a fresh warning, Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin says there could potentially be delays in providing medical care to tens of thousands of veterans if lawmakers don’t act soon to approve billions in emergency funding for the ailing private-sector Choice program.

{FD} Despite the NFL’s anthem protests, Americans can meet again on common ground to support our nation’s veterans

As we near the end of a year in which the United States hasn’t felt particularly united, we’ve been troubled to find military veterans in the middle of a national sore spot.

{FD} Veteran’s son seeking to return father’s portraits of other WWII soldiers

The son of a World War II veteran is on a mission to identify 15 soldiers who his father drew portraits of more than 70 years ago.

{FD} Investigators: Colorado vet died after getting painkillers

Investigators say a Colorado man suffering from chronic pain died two days after he obtained methadone with a prescription from a Veterans Affairs Department doctor, but the agency couldn’t determine whether the drug contributed to his death.

{FD} Confused VA failed to report potentially dangerous doctors, may have put lives at risk, watchdog says

The Department of Veterans Affairs is under fire for possibly putting thousands of lives at risk after a government watchdog report revealed that it failed to report 90 percent of potentially dangerous medical providers in recent years.

{FD} Disabled veteran helps deliver daughter on sidewalk

The birth of a baby is a momentous occasion for any family, but for one disabled veteran and his fiancé where and how their daughter was born has made it all the more special.

{FD} WWII veteran celebrates 100th birthday by running 100 miles with his family

A World War II veteran celebrated his 100th birthday on Saturday by gathering his family and running a combined total of 100 miles to honor the milestone.

{FD} WWII veteran gets help from Georgia community to retire worn American flag

A Georgia community came together Saturday to help a 90-year-old World War II veteran give his worn American and Naval flags a proper sendoff.

{FD} Holocaust survivor: I’m giving $1 million to help wounded American veterans, to express my thanks

At 83 years old, I am one of the few remaining Holocaust survivors – thanks to the American troops who rescued me in what seems like a lifetime ago.

{FD} VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia.

{FD} Apprenticeship program aims to assist veterans’ transition into civilian life

For the men and women serving in the U.S. military, the transition to civilian life can be a battle of its own.

{FD} WWII veteran calls for help and dies as nurses laugh, video shows

Two nurses lost their licenses after a television station persuaded courts to unseal a video secretly recorded by the family of a man who died in their care.

{FD} Boston high school gives late homeless veteran a military-style farewell

A Catholic Memorial School in Boston held a funeral for John T. Fitzmaurice, a homeless veteran with no living family members or friends.

{FD} Top Army officer says ‘significant amount’ of soldiers’ crime data not reported to feds

The Army’s top officer said Wednesday that his service had many “gaps” to fill when it comes to sharing soldiers’ criminal history with federal law enforcement agencies in the wake of this month’s Texas church shooting, which was carried out by an Air Force veteran with a history of domestic violence.

{FD} Vets walk across America to honor fallen brothers and raise suicide awareness

For army veterans, Joe Cox, Russ Collins and Adam Lingo, the journey to the Washington Redskins’ FedExField and Sunday’s “Salute to Service” game began nine years ago when their fellow soldiers and teenage Iraqi translator “Roy” died as brothers in Sinsil, Iraq after a house rigged with explosives collapsed.

{FD} Vets walk across America to honor fallen brothers who committed suicide

For army veterans, Joe Cox, Russ Collins and Adam Lingo, the journey to the Washington Redskins’ FedExField and Sunday’s “Salute to Service” game began nine years ago when their fellow soldiers and teenage Iraqi translator “Roy” died as brothers in Sinsil, Iraq after a house rigged with explosives collapsed.

{FD} Veterans Day gender reveal for widow honors husband killed in plane crash

A widow of a veteran who was killed in a Mississippi plane crash earlier this year honored her husband’s memory this past Veterans Day with an “epic” gender reveal party.

{FD} Marine who lost camera full of photos from Iraq is identified

A Marine is being reunited with a camera full of pictures that a landscaper found on the side of the road in Washington nine years ago.

{FD} Veterans, not NFL, to be focus for many fans this Sunday

Veterans Day weekend seems to have inspired a new round of fan activism against the National Football League in response to player protests during the national anthem.

{FD} Rhode Island opens state-of-the-art home for veterans

Rhode Island has unveiled a new, state-of-the-art home for veterans on Veterans Day.