The very existence of the V.A.—which began in 1930—marked a change in how Americans perceived the people who fought its wars.
A soldier describes the 5 steps of veteran transition.
How Hershel “Woody” Williams used his flamethrowing prowess to become an American hero.
He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in 2013. Soon his flak helmet might be replaced with a halo.
Silas Weir Mitchell specialized in the ghostly pain that lingered after amputations.
At age 112, World War II veteran Richard Overton still enjoys his whiskey and cigars.
Thousands of Union POWs died on the steamboat Sultana.
Hundreds of volunteers on motorcycles are escorting the unclaimed ashes of Civil War private Jewett Williams from Oregon to his home state of Maine for a proper burial.
Emma Didlake, a Michigan woman believed to have been America’s oldest veteran, has died at the age of 110.