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United States Department of Defense

May 4, 2016
Soldier Missing From Korean War Accounted For
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a serviceman missing from the Korean War have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors. Army Cpl. David J. Wishon Jr. of Baltimore will be buried May 6 in Arlington National Cemetery.  On Dec. 1, 1950, Wishon, assigned to
May 4, 2016
Readout of Secretary Carter's meeting with Danish Minister of Defense Peter Christensen
Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook provided the following readout: Secretary of Defense Ash Carter met with Danish Minister of Defense Peter Christensen today in Stuttgart, Germany, following a meeting of defense ministers from countries leading the coalition effort to defeat ISIL. Secretary Carter thanked Minister Christensen for Denmark's recent

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

Image of an older woman and a younger woman sitting together at a table.
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.