Military April 24, 2019

By Richard Sisk: Two Years Later, Sailor Wounded During Syria Deployment Is Finally Home
By Joshua Karsten: Firebolt Crew Members Honored 15 Years After Tragic 2004 Suicide Bombing
By Richard A. Stone, M.D.: Telehealth Video Technology Is Helping the VA Reach More Vets
This flexibility is especially important in supporting rural communities with specialist medical services. A growing number of telehealth hubs across the country now offer primary, mental health, and specialty care services. It is our goal to have all VA primary care and mental health clinicians telehealth-capable by the end of fiscal 2020.

One of the challenges we still face is securing equal access to telehealth services for millions of veterans nationwide. Many veterans in rural areas do not have reliable access to broadband Internet. The VA is committed to bridging that digital divide by seeking partnerships with the private sector to help us reach these communities.
By Oriana Pawlyk: Air Force Combat Vet MJ Hegar Launches Senate Bid in Texas
Task & Purpose: This Air Force slide shows how the F-35 became a bottomless money pit from which there is no escape; The Navy SEAL charged with committing war crimes in Iraq is now also under investigation for death of Afghan civilian and more ->

The Associated Press: Texas Soldier who Stole, Resold Shell Casings Gets Prison
By Richard Sisk: Afghanistan War Commander’s Next Mission: Helping Female Vets Start Businesses
The VEIP provides veteran-owned start-ups with seed capital and support networks to build their businesses, according to the foundation. Information on the programs is available at
Video by Army Staff Sgt. Alexander Henninger, DOD: Drew Bly