Veterans

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki stands in on a meeting in Washington, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield. Jen Psaki will be his press secretary. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 29, 2020 - 11:37 pm
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female senior communications team at his White House, reflecting his stated desire to build out a diverse White House team as well as what’s expected to be a return to a more traditional press operation. Biden campaign...
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State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki stands in on a meeting in Washington, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield. Jen Psaki will be his press secretary. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 29, 2020 - 10:13 pm
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female senior communications team at his White House, reflecting his stated desire to build out a diverse White House team as well as what’s expected to be a return to a more traditional press operation. Biden campaign...
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November 25, 2020 - 4:15 am
LASALLE, Ill. (AP) — State officials have launched investigations into a coronavirus outbreak at a veterans nursing home in Illinois that has infected nearly 200 residents and staff members, and killed 27 veterans. News outlets reported Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office and the state’s...
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FILE - This Dec. 7, 2011 file photo shows former U.S. Defense Undersecretary Michele Flournoy, preparing for a bilateral meeting in Beijing, China. Flournoy, a politically moderate Pentagon veteran, is regarded by U.S. officials and political insiders as a top choice for President-elect Joe Bide to choose to head the Pentagon. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
November 14, 2020 - 8:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is expected to take a historic step and select a woman to head the Pentagon for the first time, shattering one of the few remaining barriers to women in the department and the presidential Cabinet. Michele Flournoy, a politically moderate Pentagon veteran...
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Veterans Affairs Police guard the entrance to a maintenance facility after an apparent steam explosion in a maintenance building at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Haven, Conn., Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Robert Bumsted)
November 13, 2020 - 3:09 pm
WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Two workers were killed in an explosion Friday while repairing a steam pipe in a maintenance building at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Connecticut, officials said. Alfred Montoya Jr., director of the VA Connecticut Healthcare System, said the men were in the basement of...
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Arlington Heights Police Chief Nick Pecora, from left, Army veteran and Arlington Heights Mayor Tom Hayes and Army veteran Greg Padovani of American Legion Post 208 wave to veterans as they drive past during the Veterans Day car parade in Arlington Heights, Ill., on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. (Paul Valade/Daily Herald via AP)
November 11, 2020 - 3:40 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Celebrations marking Veterans Day gave way to somber virtual gatherings Wednesday, with many of the nation’s veterans homes barring visitors to protect their residents from the surging coronavirus that has killed thousands of former members of the U.S. military. Cemeteries...
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President-elect Joe Biden speaks Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 09, 2020 - 4:36 pm
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is looking to build out his nascent White House staff with more traditional Washington insiders, a notable departure from four years in which President Donald Trump filled his team with outsiders and government antagonists. Ron Klain is an early...
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Seymour 'Bill' Taylor, 95, from Colchester, who served as an Able Seaman in the Royal Navy onboard HMS Emerald during the D-Day landings joins neighbours in the street to observe the two minutes silence to pay his respects on Remembrance Sunday, in Essex, England, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP)
November 08, 2020 - 8:48 am
LONDON (AP) — In a scaled-back service, Queen Elizabeth II led tributes Sunday to those from the U.K. and the Commonwealth who perished in wartime, as most veterans paid their respects at home as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The 94-year-old monarch looked on from a balcony at a government...
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Supporters of President Donald Trump rally outside the Maricopa County Recorder's Office, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
November 07, 2020 - 7:16 am
The most turbulent and norm-breaking presidential election of a lifetime has led to an extraordinary spectacle in the United States over the past three days: armed protesters gathering nightly outside offices where workers are counting the votes that will decide who wins the White House. Some carry...
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FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2019, file photo President Donald Trump smiles before addressing members of the military during a surprise Thanksgiving Day visit at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. Trump has held himself up as a champion of U.S. troops without rival. Now, with his presidency on the line, he’s casting suspicion on a tool of participatory democracy, the mail-in ballot, that has allowed U.S. military personnel to participate in elections while serving far from home since the War of 1812. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
November 06, 2020 - 11:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has held himself up as a champion of U.S. troops without rival. Now, with his presidency on the line, he’s casting suspicion on a tool of participatory democracy — the mail-in ballot — that has allowed U.S. military personnel to vote while serving far from...
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