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    First Ladies' Support for the Military Community

    First lady Michelle Obama and her predecessor Laura Bush talked about their support for U.S. servicemembers, veterans, and their families. They spoke about their shared experiences raising…

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    Veterans' Health Care

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald testified before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee about a report released by the Commission on Care with recommendations for improving the…

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    Congress and Campaign 2016

    Representative Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) talked about legislation being considered by the House to make the Department of Veterans Affairs more accountable. He also talked about his efforts to…

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    Veterans' Affairs Accountability Legislation

    Leo Shane talked about the Department of Veterans Affairs accountability bill being debated on the House floor that week. The measure allowed for the firing or demotion of department…

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    World War II Veterans' Stories

    Four veterans talked about their lives in the U.S. military and combat experiences during World War II. Participants includde veterans of the D-Day invasion of Normandy, Battle of the…

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    Way of the Reaper

    Nicholas Irving talked about his book, Way of the Reaper: My Greatest Untold Missions and the Art of Being a Sniper, in which he recounts his experiences as a U.S. Army sniper. Mr. Irving…

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    Secretary Robert McDonald on Veterans' Health Care

    Secretary Robert McDonald talked about his efforts to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system, which has faced criticism for long wait times for services and…

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    Department of Veterans Affairs Operations

    Representative Phil Roe (R-TN) talked about House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on the future of the VA health care system, criticisms of Secretary McDonald, and a possible subpoena…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the question, “How do you rate your experience with the Veterans Administration health care system?”

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    Presidential Candidate Donald Trump American Legion Speech

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump addressed the American Legion National Convention in Cincinnati. He outlined his proposals to help veterans, including improving their access to…

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    Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton American Legion Speech

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addressed the American Legion National Convention in Cincinnati. She spoke about the value of veterans and the military, as well as the…

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    Communicators with Malcolm Gay

    Malcolm Gay, author of The Brain Electric, talked about efforts by researchers at defense-related agencies to help wounded soldiers move prosthetic limbs with their thoughts.

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    Donald Trump's Policy Toward Veterans

    Howie Lind talked about Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s proposals on veterans' issues, which the candidate laid out in a speech in Virginia Beach, Virginia earlier this in…

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    Defense Department Roundtable on Suicide Prevention

    Mental health advocates and military held a roundtable discussion with members of the media about ways journalistic coverage of suicides, particularly those of soldiers and veterans, could…

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    Veterans Preference Hiring in the Federal Government

    Kellie Lunney, senior correspondent for Government Executive, spoke by phone about competing legislative efforts to both limit and expand “veterans preference” hiring practices by the…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments from veterans and military families on their experiences with employment opportunities. The question was drawn from the Bureau of Labor Statistics July 2016…

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    Leo Shane on Military and Veterans' Issues in Campaign 2016

    Leo Shane talked about the role of military and veterans' issues in campaign 2016.

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    President Obama Remarks at Disabled American Veterans National Convention

    In remarks to the 95th National Convention of Disabled American Veterans, President Obama paid tribute to Gold Star families. His comments come in the wake of Donald Trump’s criticism of…

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    Donald Trump Remarks at the VFW National Convention

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump addressed the national convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He talked about his ten-point plan for veterans. His vice presidential…

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    Hillary Clinton Remarks at the VFW National Convention

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presumptive presidential nominee, addressed the national convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. She outlined her plans to…

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