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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.

How Johnson & Johnson Is Leading When It Comes to Military Leave Benefits for Employees

How Johnson & Johnson Is Leading When It Comes to Military Leave Benefits for Employees

This year, Johnson & Johnson is expanding its military leave benefits for employees.

VA Hospitals Fall Short on Patient Satisfaction

VA Hospitals Fall Short on Patient Satisfaction

Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals in the U.S. may deliver higher quality care than other medical centers but still get lower marks on patient satisfaction.

Trump Calling Armed Forces ‘My Military’ Sparks Criticism

“It's not the president's military, it's the military of the United States of America," said Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.

Proposed Budget Hurts Trump Voters

Proposed Budget Hurts Trump Voters

Many people who trusted President Trump during his campaign would be negatively impacted by his proposed budget plan.

U.S. to Expand Mental Health Care for Some Veterans

U.S. to Expand Mental Health Care for Some Veterans

Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin said suicide prevention is a top priority.

Veterans Slam Trump

Veterans Slam Trump

Some believe President Trump “exploited” the wife of a fallen Navy SEAL officer, while others criticized his decision to wear a flight jacket and admiral’s cap during a speech.

Air Force's First Black Woman Lieutenant General to Enter Hall of Fame

Air Force’s First Black Woman Lieutenant General to Enter Hall of Fame

Stayce Harris was recently honored by President Obama.

Monsanto Earns Recognition as a 2017 Military Friendly Employer

Monsanto Earns Recognition as 2017 Military Friendly Employer

Monsanto earned the recognition based on its commitment to hire and recruit talented veterans and military spouses.

Wells Fargo’s Support of Military Servicemembers, Veterans Passes $70 Million

Wells Fargo’s Support of Military Servicemembers, Veterans Passes $70 Million

Wells Fargo has donated more than $70 million over four years.

Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Pueblo, Colorado

Trump Suggests Vets With PTSD Aren’t ‘Strong’

"He is just so thoroughly, completely uninformed," said Vice President Joe Biden of Trump and his latest remarks.