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EY Manager: To Emerge Stronger Professionally, Veterans Should Employ the Same Resilience Learned While Serving

Ben Bing, Manager in EY’s Advisory services practice, talks about how he applies what he learned as a Naval aviator to his role at EY.

Second U.S. Judge Halts Trump Ban on Transgender Troops

Second U.S. Judge Halts Trump Ban on Transgender Troops

A judge ruled that the ban lacked justification and “cannot possibly constitute a legitimate governmental interest.”

Pentagon Discloses Data on Sexual Assault Reports on Military Bases

Pentagon Discloses Data on Sexual Assault Reports on Military Bases

Sexual assault in the military is believed to be significantly higher than the number of reports.

Niger Deaths Probe Outcome Expected in January: U.S. Military

Niger Deaths Probe Outcome Expected in January

The military expects to complete its investigation into the deaths of four soldiers in Niger by January.

U.S. Air Force Academy Says Black Student Wrote Racial Slurs

U.S. Air Force Academy Says Black Student Wrote Racial Slurs

Despite the investigation’s findings, Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria said the issues he discussed regarding racism and diversity still needed to be addressed.

judge blocks transgender military ban

Judge Blocks Transgender Military Ban

The judge said the military previously commissioned a study that debunked concerns about unit cohesion, military readiness, or healthcare costs related to transgender troops.

Black Gold Star Widows Historically Slighted by Government

Black Gold Star Widows Historically Slighted by Government

“Today largely forgotten, the government’s discriminatory treatment of the Black Gold Star mothers and wives ranked high among concerns that preoccupied Black journalists and activists in 1930.”

Top U.S. Military Officer Seeks to Address Criticism of Fatal Niger Operation

Top U.S. Military Officer Seeks to Address Criticism of Fatal Niger Operation

Lawmakers have criticized the Pentagon for being slow to provide answers.

La David Johnson's Widow: Trump 'Couldn’t Remember My Husband’s Name'

Sgt. La David Johnson’s Widow: Trump ‘Couldn’t Remember My Husband’s Name’

“That’s what made me upset and cry even more because my husband was an awesome soldier,” Myeshia Johnson said.

Congresswoman Says Trump Told Fallen Soldier’s Wife 'He Knew What He Signed Up For'

Congresswoman Says Trump Told Fallen Soldier’s Wife ‘He Knew What He Signed Up For’

Trump denies on Twitter that he made the comment to U.S. Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson’s widow in a phone call.

Transgender Military Personnel Sue Trump over Service Ban

Transgender Military Personnel Sue Trump over Service Ban

The service members suing the president are three U.S. Army soldiers, one U.S. Air Force airman and one member of the U.S. Coast Guard who are active duty.

Simone Askew Becomes First Black Woman to Lead West Point’s Cadets

Simone Askew Becomes First Black Woman to Lead West Point’s Cadets

Askew will assume the highest position of the cadet chain of command.

Retired Military Officers Slam Trump’s Proposed Transgender Ban

Retired Military Officers Slam Trump’s Proposed Transgender Ban

“We have made an investment in you, and you have made an investment in the Coast Guard,” U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft said of service members. “And I will not break the faith.”

Exclusive: Majority of Americans Support Transgender Military Service

Exclusive: Majority of Americans Support Transgender Military Service

Fifty-eight percent of adults agreed with the statement, “Transgender people should be allowed to serve in the military.”

Texas House Approves Bill Targeting Sanctuary Cities

U.S. House Boosts Military Spending, Gives Trump Border Wall Money

Funding for the wall was tucked into a wide-ranging national security appropriations bill at the last minute by Republican leadership.

Transgender Soldiers, Veterans Shaken by Trump’s Ban on Their Service

Transgender Soldiers, Veterans Shaken by Trump’s Ban on Their Service

“The bottom line is that this does great harm to people who simply want to serve their country,” said retired Col. Sheri Swokowski, the highest-ranking openly transgender veteran.

No Transgender People in Military, Says Trump

No Transgender People in Military, Says Trump

Transgender people in the military would cause “too much disruption” along with “tremendous medical costs,” the president tweeted Wednesday morning.

Richard Collins III

White Maryland Student Indicted in Black Army Officer’s Murder

Lt. Richard Collins III, 23, died a few days before he was to graduate from Maryland’s Bowie State University.

Toyota Helps Give Military Kids Their First Sets of Wheels During Fleet Week

Toyota Helps Give Military Kids Their First Sets of Wheels During Fleet Week

Toyota looks beyond the automotive space to address the needs of all people, including the brave members of the Armed Forces and their families.

Richard Collins III

Second Lt. Richard Collins III Was a Victim of Domestic Terrorism

The soldier lost his life in America’s ongoing battle with racism.

Memorial Day: What It Means, Why It’s Not ‘Veterans Day’ and How to Approach Your Veterans

Memorial Day: What It Means, Why It’s Not ‘Veterans Day’ and How to Approach Your Veterans

Memorial Day is not the day to say “Thank you” to a veteran — here’s how to handle what may be a very difficult day for some veterans.

Military Veterans Suffering PTSD Get Back on Course with Golf

Military Veterans Suffering PTSD Get Back on Course with Golf

The goal is to help veterans assimilate back into their communities through the social interaction, mental stimulation and physical exercise that golf provides.

Most U.S. Troops Kicked Out for Misconduct Had Mental Illness: Study

Most U.S. Troops Kicked Out for Misconduct Had Mental Illness: Study

Sixty-two percent of servicemembers discharged for misconduct during the fiscal years 2011 through 2015 had been diagnosed within the previous two years with conditions including PTSD, traumatic brain injury or another condition.

Hilton Expands U.S. Military Hiring Commitment, Will Hire Additional 20,000 By 2020

Original Operation: Opportunity goal of 10,000 veteran hires achieved two years ahead of schedule.