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United States Department of Defense

May 5, 2016
Navy to Christen Littoral Combat Ship Manchester
The Navy will christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship, USS Manchester (LCS 14), during a 10 a.m. CST ceremony Saturday, May 7 in Mobile, Alabama. Manchester, designated LCS 14, honors the city of Manchester, New Hampshire.  Thomas Oppel, chief of staff to the secretary of the Navy, will serve as the principal speaker. New
May 5, 2016
DoD Releases FY15 Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military
Today, the Department of Defense released its Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015. Overall, sexual assault reporting remained consistent with the high levels seen in recent years. The department received a total of 6,083 reports of sexual assault for allegations involving service members. In addition, climate

United States Department of Veterans Affairs

May 3, 2016
Women Vets and Violence

A year ago, the Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program was launched at the Beckley VA Medical Center in West Virginia. The state ranks 13th in domestic homicides and suicides. Read the full story

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April 26, 2016
Sharing Advantages of VA Home Based Care

When a VA doctor read a letter in the paper that it was almost impossible for a primary care doctor to truly connect with patients and their families, he shares VA is able to do just that. Read the full story

A doctor visits a patient in his home and takes his hand.