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August 26th, 2014
07:31 PM ET

Obama on VA: We're going to fix what's wrong

In a speech before the American Legion, President Obama details how his administration will rectify shortfalls in caring for veterans - even as a new report slams the VA for its deadly wait lists. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.


Filed under: Jim Acosta • President Obama • veteran
June 30th, 2014
06:36 PM ET

Meet Obama's pick to fix the VA

CNN's Joe Johns profiles Bob McDonald, the man President Obama has tasked to lead the VA amid the recent scandal.


Filed under: Barack Obama • Military • Military families • Situation Room • veteran
May 21st, 2014
06:59 PM ET

Fact check: Has Obama improved the VA?

Weeks after CNN broke the story of deadly wait times at VA hospitals, President Barack Obama claimed that his administration has improved services for veterans, from job opportunities to VA funding. CNN's Tom Foreman investigates.

RELATED: Obama says Shinseki will stay, but misconduct will be punished


Filed under: President Obama • Tom Foreman • veteran
December 16th, 2013
07:05 PM ET

Budget ax looming over veterans

Veterans could face reductions in benefits as a result of the new budget deal, sparing the government around $6 billion.


Filed under: Budget cuts • Military • Tom Foreman • veteran
May 27th, 2013
06:46 PM ET

Sinise: "Lt. Dan" is a part of my life

Actor Gary Sinise talks about his involvement with veterans and how playing "Lieutenant Dan" changed his life.

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Filed under: Entertainment • Interviews • Military • veteran
May 27th, 2013
11:14 AM ET

Tornado Hero: Veteran shelters victims

Brian Todd reports on a war vet who saved three, and also tried to save mom and baby who died at 7-Eleven, in tornado.

RELATED STORY: Military joins search for Oklahoma tornado victims


Filed under: Brian Todd • Military • Oklahoma • Tornado • veteran
March 29th, 2013
10:17 AM ET

Feds: Army vet helped al Qaeda group

A former U.S. soldier is charged with terror offenses after he allegedly helped an al Qaeda-linked rebel group in Syria. CNN's Jill Dougherty reports.

RELATED STORY: U.S. ex-soldier charged with using RPG for al Qaeda group


Filed under: al Qaeda • Jill Dougherty • Military • Syria • Terror • veteran
March 26th, 2013
10:17 AM ET

'Amazing Race' in Vietnam angers vets

Brian Todd reports on CBS's apology to American vets for using an anti-American memorial on "The Amazing Race."

RELATED STORY: 'Amazing Race' apologizes to Vietnam War vets

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Filed under: Brian Todd • John McCain • veteran
August 13th, 2012
10:27 AM ET

Disabled vet mocked at hotel

A paralyzed war veteran says a hotel worker in Texas mocked his request for help down a flight of stairs.


Filed under: Sandra Endo • Texas • veteran
July 25th, 2012
10:18 AM ET

Romney attacks on leaks, defense cuts

GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney goes after President Obama on White House leaks in a speech to the VFW.

RELATED STORY: Romney borrows from Obama foreign policy playbook


Filed under: 2012 election • Dana Bash • Mitt Romney • President Obama • veteran
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