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'Every Box Was Smashed': After Thousands Of Complaints, The Pentagon Is Reforming Military Moves

ANDREA CACHO
| The Pentagon is planning to hire a single private company to oversee the moving process for military families. The current system is plagued by delays, lost shipments, theft, and a lack of accountability.

The VA Is Again Expanding Its Private Healthcare Options, But Many Veterans Remain Skeptical

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The VA Mission Act hopes to improve upon the Choice program, which ran over budget and didn't do much to reduce wait times for many veterans.

Troops See Doctors Before The Military's New Transgender Policy Took Effect

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The policy bans transgender recruits and prevents current troops from transitioning to another sex unless they were diagnosed with gender dysphoria before April 12.

The Use Of Virtual Reality To Treat PTSD Is Expanding

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The University of Central Florida is using virtual reality to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. It's worked well enough that the Pentagon will fund similar programs elsewhere.

SoCal military construction may be delayed for border wall

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President Trump wants to pull up to 3.6 billion dollars from the the Pentagon's military construction budget to pay for his long-promised border wall.

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The Pentagon has settled a lawsuit over allegedly defective earplugs. Now veterans are suing, too.

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The settlement with earplug manufacturer 3M has focused attention on service-related hearing loss, one of the most common health problems among veterans.

VA Struggles To Unlock The Reasons Behind High Suicide Rates Among Older Veterans

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There's been an alarming rise in the suicide rate among younger veterans. But elderly veterans commit suicide at a rate higher than the non-veteran population. The VA wants to find out how to stop it.

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Congressional Mandate Requires Military Recruits To Wear American-Made Sneakers

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Under a law now taking effect, the military branches are issuing American-made running shoes, instead of giving recruits an allowance to buy whatever sneakers they want.