Mother of Navy Veteran Held in Iran Says He Lost Appeal

SAN DIEGO — The mother of a U.S. Navy veteran from Southern California sentenced to 10 years in prison by the government of Iran said Tuesday he has lost his appeal and she is worried that he is being forgotten by the U.S. government. "I think her feeling i...

APNewsbreak: Motorist Who Hit Pedestrians Suffered From PTSD

SUNNYVALE — A California man who authorities said drove his car through a crosswalk in a quiet Silicon Valley suburb, slamming into eight people, is an Army veteran of the Iraq War who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, his mother told The Associated...
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How Military Service Impacts Student Loan Repayment Options

If you're a veteran with student debt, you have repayment rights unique to military service members that can keep you on track and out of default. Federal student loan default occurs after nine months without a payment. Late notices turn into collection cal...
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Opinion: Why I Love Being a Veteran

If you had told me how I’d look back with fondness on the time I served as brigade commander during the worst of Diyala Province in 2006-2007, I would have smirked. Of course I’d love being a veteran, I can ima...
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‘Commie Cadet’ Resigns From the U.S. Army

WATERTOWN, N.Y. — The images Spenser Rapone posted on Twitter from his West Point graduation were intentionally shocking: In one, the cadet opens his dress uniform to expose a T-shirt with a blood-red image of ...
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Transitioning Veterans to the Private Sector

Opinion By Shawn McCoy Miguel Sanchez tread an uphill path to Wall Street. He emigrated to the United States from the Dominican Republic as a child, not knowing a word of English. He was raised by a single mom in Paterson, New Jersey — and as h...