Female vets seeking treatment has become more common and the way the VA addresses women's health care is getting more sophisticated. Nationwide, the VA now outperforms the private sector in screening female patients for breast and cervical cancers, for example.
Updated: January 30, 2013, - 05:35 AM
Service members from the Minnesota National Guard talk about women serving in combat roles.
Updated: January 24, 2013, - 08:12 PM
The changes will take place immediately as part of a pilot of nine Guard brigades nationwide.
Updated: January 24, 2013, - 08:10 PM
It took many forms, but John Carr Sr. prepared people for the next step in their lives, either with a new suit for the job interview or support for a new effort at sobriety.
Updated: January 23, 2013, - 07:53 PM
The Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health System will hold an open house Wednesday night to seek public comment on a $10 million plan to rehab several vacant century-old buildings at Fort Snelling into housing for homeless vets.
Updated: January 22, 2013, - 06:50 PM
Disability payments to state's veterans vary widely by where they live, where they file.
Updated: January 12, 2013, - 10:28 PM
A Texas legislator has proposed a bill to give children of some military service members more time with their parents.
Updated: January 08, 2013, - 07:28 PM
The Department of Veterans Affairs is cutting red tape for veterans by eliminating the need to complete an annual report that verifies their eligibility for pension benefits. Surprisingly, it is called the Eligibility Verification Report or EVR.
Updated: December 25, 2012, - 05:49 PM
A government report finds no fewer than 104 places in the U.S. that could safely lock up the 166 suspected terrorists now housed at Guantanamo Bay if it were closed. Three of those places are in Minnesota.
Updated: December 11, 2012, - 09:54 PM