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New exhibit tells story of Westwood's Old Soldiers' Home

Courtesy of the Santa Monica History Museum, Bill Beebe Collection
| The Santa Monica History Museum recounts the Home's history, dating to 1887. Today it's the site of the West L.A. Veterans Affairs campus.

To retain more women, military offers better work-life balance

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When a Pentagon official proposed flexible schedules at a town hall, "They actually laughed at me," she says. But the schedules went into place. The military also now allows 1 to 3 years off.

Trump's 'can't handle it' comment on mental health draws fire

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Trump suggested that some military veterans with mental health issues are not "strong" and "can't handle it." His campaign says the remark was taken out of context.

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New rules for transgender troops take effect

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New rules detail how military leaders must treat transgender service members. It's the latest step in the Pentagon's effort to integrate transgender people into the armed forces.

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New law clears way for 1,200 apartments for LA's homeless vets

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The law restores the VA's authority to sign leases at its Westwood campus. Besides housing, it permits a variety of other services for vets.

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LAO: End college grant program for CA National Guard

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The Legislative Analyst's Office recommends that lawmakers not renew the program when it expires in 2019, saying it has not met its goal of increasing retention.

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LAO: End college grant program for CA National Guard

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The Legislative Analyst's Office recommends that lawmakers not renew the program when it expires in 2019, saying it has not met its goal of increasing retention.

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Veterans risk homelessness after ITT Tech shutdown

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Military veterans were among the people most affected by this month's shutdown of ITT Technical Institutes. More than 6,000 former service members were enrolled at the for-profit college chain.

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