Military healthcare

FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump arrives to meet with members of the U.S. Coast Guard, who he invited to play golf, at Trump International Golf Club, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump will be the patient, not the commander in chief offering comfort, when he visits the Walter Reed military hospital. Trump heads to the medical facility in the Maryland suburbs of Washington on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, for his first medical check-up as president. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 12, 2018 - 6:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's physical (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Donald Trump's White House doctor says, "The President is in excellent health." Dr. Ronny Jackson says in a statement released by the White House that Trump's physical Friday "went exceptionally well."...
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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump smiles as he meets with members of the U.S. Coast Guard, who he invited to play golf, at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump is getting his first medical checkup since taking office, a head-to-toe exam as questions swirl about the health and fitness of the oldest person ever elected to the nation’s highest office. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 10, 2018 - 12:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first medical checkup since taking office nearly a year ago comes as questions linger about his health and mental fitness. The 71-year-old president is due for an exam on Friday at a military hospital in suburban Washington. Presidents aren't required to...
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President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order "Supporting our Veterans during their Transition from Uniformed Service to Civilian Life," in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 09, 2018 - 2:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration is aiming to curb the number of veteran suicides by improving mental health treatment for the high-risk group. Trump signed an executive order Tuesday directing the secretaries of defense, homeland security and veterans affairs to develop a...
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Gracie Parrish, center, holds a candle for her late husband Zackari Parrish, a Douglas County deputy, at Mission Hills Church in Littleton, Colo., Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. A man who shot and killed the Colorado deputy and wounded several others along with a few civilians was an attorney and an Iraq war veteran who had posted videos online in recent months criticizing professors and law enforcement officials, authorities said Monday. (Dougal Brownlie/The Gazette via AP)
January 02, 2018 - 10:23 pm
DENVER (AP) — The gunman who killed a Colorado sheriff's deputy escaped from the mental health ward of a VA hospital in Wyoming in 2014 but was located and returned, according to a Veterans Affairs document obtained by The Associated Press Tuesday. The document was provided to the AP by a...
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December 28, 2017 - 4:19 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will undergo the customary presidential physical on Jan. 12. Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed the date Thursday. The White House had previously said Trump would have the physical early in the year at Walter Reed...
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President Donald Trump walks from the Oval Office as he leaves the White House in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, to visit Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
December 21, 2017 - 7:18 pm
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump paid a holiday visit Thursday to wounded service members at Walter Reed National Medical Center, hailing them as "some of the bravest people anywhere in the world." During his visit, the president awarded the Purple Heart to 1st Lt. Victor Prato of the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump says McCain is returning home to Arizona after being hospitalized over the side effects from his brain cancer treatment. The 81-year-old McCain has been hospitalized at Walter Reed Medical Center in Maryland. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
December 18, 2017 - 6:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. John McCain on Monday expressed thanks for the overwhelming support as he battles brain cancer, saying he is feeling well and looks forward to being back on the job in January. The 81-year senator returned home to Arizona after being treated for a viral infection...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump says McCain is returning home to Arizona after being hospitalized over the side effects from his brain cancer treatment. The 81-year-old McCain has been hospitalized at Walter Reed Medical Center in Maryland. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
December 18, 2017 - 12:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on John McCain (all times local): __ 12:18 p.m. Sen. John McCain says he's feeling well and is looking forward to returning to work in Washington after the holidays. The Arizona Republican tweeted late Monday morning his "thanks to everyone for your support & words...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump says McCain is returning home to Arizona after being hospitalized over the side effects from his brain cancer treatment. The 81-year-old McCain has been hospitalized at Walter Reed Medical Center in Maryland. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
December 18, 2017 - 1:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Sen. John McCain (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Republican Sen. John McCain has been treated at a military hospital for a viral infection and is "responding positively" to ongoing treatment for brain cancer. That's the word Sunday from Dr. Mark Gilbert, chief of Neuro-...
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December 16, 2017 - 10:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has called the wife of John McCain as the Arizona senator is hospitalized for cancer treatments. The White House said Trump called Cindy McCain on Friday to send his best wishes and check on her and her husband. John McCain was admitted this week to Walter...
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