Amerian Homefront The VA Has Vaccinated Millions Of People. Congress Is Asking It To Inoculate Many More By Jay Price • Apr 12, 2021 Jay Price / American Homefront Congress has told the Department of Veterans Affairs to offer COVID-19 vaccines to some 24 million people who don't usually get their health care through the VA. Amid Long Domestic Deployments, Guardsmen And Reservists Push For Equity In Benefits By Steve Walsh • Jun 17, 2020 Jason Sanchez / U.S. Air National Guard Even as members of the Guard and Reserve are seeing longer and more frequent deployments, they don't always receive the same retirement, education, and housing benefits as active duty troops. Far Away From Washington, Impeachment Means Little To U.S. Troops Providing Military Aid To Ukraine By Levi Bridges • Jan 16, 2020 Levi Bridges / American Homefront While the impeachment case centers on President Trump's handling of military aid to Ukraine, U.S. troops deployed in Ukraine say their mission hasn't changed. Supreme Court Order Leads To More Uncertainty For Transgender Troops And Recruits By Carson Frame • Jan 22, 2019 Julius Delos Reyes / U.S. Air Force President Trump's restrictions on transgender troops moved a step closer to taking effect, even as several lawsuits challenging the policy remain unresolved. Most Veterans Who Kill Themselves Are 55 Or Older. The VA Is Trying to Learn Why. By Steve Walsh • Dec 13, 2018 Matt Bowler / KPBS Veterans are about twice as likely as non-veterans to die by suicide. But the majority of those suicides are among veterans aged 55 or older -- whose military service was decades earlier. No Longer 'Unknowns': The Military Is Exhuming and Identifying Bodies of Korean War Victims By Jay Price • Dec 10, 2018 Jay Price / American Homefront Using DNA and other new technology, scientists hope to identify the remains of more than 600 U.S. service members buried in a Hawaii veterans cemetery. As More Veterans Start Businesses, States And Universities Lend A Hand By Bobbie O'Brien • Sep 14, 2018 Bobbie O'Brien / American Homefront Around the country, state governments and other agencies are trying to promote entrepreneurship among military veterans. A New Kind of Military Training: Corporations Prepare Troops For Civilian Jobs By Libby Denkmann • Mar 9, 2018 Libby Denkmann / American Homefront BMW, Microsoft, and CVS are among the companies that conduct on-base job training for service members who will soon leave the military. Aboard A Rescue Flight: Air Force Evacuations Continue From Virgin Islands By Julio Ochoa • Oct 2, 2017 Julio Ochoa / WUSF Public Media More than a week after Hurricane Maria, the Air Force continues daily medical evacuation flights from St. Croix. Patients are heading to South Carolina, Georgia, and elsewhere. 50 Years After Vietnam, POW/MIA Movement Counts Its Successes - One At A Time By Jay Price • Sep 27, 2017 Jay Price / American Homefront In the Vietnam War era, Americans became more interested in recovering missing troops -- largely because of the activism of some military families.