COVID-19 not stopping Legion posts from checking up, helping out

COVID-19 not stopping Legion posts from checking up, helping out

American Legion posts across the nation are performing Buddy Checks on fellow veterans, assisting those in need in their communities during the coronavirus pandemic.

VA COVID-19 news: hiring retired staff, GI Bill benefits continue

VA COVID-19 news: hiring retired staff, GI Bill benefits continue

VA is offering re-employment for retired VA health-care staff; student veteran will receive GI Bill benefits under S.3503; and funeral services and military burial honors have ceased at veterans cemeteries nationwide.

Congressionally mandated commission: Women should be eligible for the draft

In its final report, which was shared with the Pentagon, White House and Congress this week, the National Commission on Military, National and Public Service recommended extending selective service registration to women.