Military healthcare

President Donald Trump speaks at a spending bill signing ceremony at VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 21, 2018 - 7:56 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 6:45 p.m. President Donald Trump has taken the stage at a campaign rally in Missouri. It's his second rally in as many nights. Trump opened by telling the cheering crowd of thousands in Springfield that "our country is...
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August 18, 2018 - 7:18 am
GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's top prosecutor is offering veterans, reservists and active-duty service members a way to get some legal assistance at no cost. Attorney General Alan Wilson is hosting a free legal clinic from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at the Greenwood County Veterans...
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Greek soldiers Dimitros Kouklatzis, center is welcomed by his parents at the airport of the the northern city of Thessaloniki , after spending months with another Greek soldier in a Turkish prison, early Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The men were arrested on March 1, 2018 for illegally entering Turkey after crossing the heavily militarized land border. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has hailed the decision as "an act of justice" that will help boost friendship between the two historic regional rivals.(Yannis Moisiadis /InTime News via AP)
August 15, 2018 - 8:11 am
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say that two Greek soldiers freed after spending months in a Turkish prison have been released from hospital following medical checks and are returning to their families. The two were given a clean bill of health Wednesday from a military hospital in...
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People run with their hands up amid reports of an active shooter at Wright-Patterson Air Force base in Ohio on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. (Marshall Gorby/Dayton Daily News via AP)
August 02, 2018 - 6:04 pm
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A 911 call at a sprawling Air Force base on Thursday sent armored vehicles and unmarked police cars rushing to a medical center where people hid behind locked doors until authorities determined there was no threat. During an extensive search after the call, a security team...
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FILE - In a Wednesday, June 27, 2018 file photo, Veterans Affairs Secretary nominee Robert Wilkie is sworn in at the start of a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee nominations hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Wilkie is expected to become secretary of Veterans Affairs when the Senate votes Monday, July 23 to confirm him. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 23, 2018 - 6:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday confirmed Pentagon official Robert Wilkie to be secretary of Veterans Affairs, charged with delivering on President Donald Trump's campaign promises to fire bad VA employees and steer more patients to the private sector. Wilkie won approval on a bipartisan...
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FILE - In a Wednesday, June 27, 2018 file photo, Veterans Affairs Secretary nominee Robert Wilkie is sworn in at the start of a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee nominations hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Wilkie is expected to become secretary of Veterans Affairs when the Senate votes Monday, July 23 to confirm him. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 23, 2018 - 6:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate confirmation vote of Robert Wilkie, President Donald Trump's nominee to be Veterans Affairs secretary (all times local): 5:09 p.m. The Senate has confirmed Pentagon official Robert Wilkie to be secretary of Veterans Affairs. The vote Monday was 86-9. He'll...
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U.S. First Lady Melania Trump and Philip May, the husband of British Prime Minister Theresa May stand with school children during a visit to British military veterans known as "Chelsea Pensioners" at The Royal Hospital Chelsea in central London Friday, July 13, 2018. The pensioners, known for their scarlet coats and tricorne hats are a cherished British institution and are often seen parades, state events and other grand occasions. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, Pool)
July 13, 2018 - 5:22 pm
LONDON (AP) — Her game face on, Melania Trump dutifully tried her hand at lawn bowls during a solo outing Friday to a historic London veterans' retirement home on her first visit to Britain as America's first lady. As President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May met just outside...
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In this June 21, 2018 photo, First lady Melania Trump pauses after signing an artwork of an American flag while visiting the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by the Lutheran Social Services of the South in McAllen, Texas. Melania Trump has made another secret trip, though this one was carried out a little closer to home. The first lady is visiting service members at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center who were injured during combat. She traveled to the Washington-area hospital on Tuesday for a visit that was not publicly announced until after she arrived. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
July 03, 2018 - 11:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump has made another secret trip, though this one was carried out closer to home. The first lady is visiting wounded service members at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. She traveled to the Washington-area hospital on Tuesday morning for a visit the White...
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May 25, 2018 - 2:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump intends to sign separate measures in the coming weeks to give people with deadly diseases access to experimental treatments and to provide veterans greater access to private medical care at taxpayer expense, the president's liaison to Congress said Friday...
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Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., left, and Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., arrive to vote on a bill to expand private care for military veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 24, 2018 - 12:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress delivered a victory to President Donald Trump by expanding private care for veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system. The Senate cleared the bill on a 92-5 vote Wednesday, also averting a disastrous shutdown of its Choice private-sector...
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