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New analysis shows that millions of veterans may experience delays in receiving their pensions, disability compensation, educational allowances, or health care if Congress doesn’t raise, suspend, or eliminate the debt ceiling.
May 17, 2023
Lily Roberts, Sara Estep
New analysis shows that LGBTQ+ service members and veterans face a bevy of social, economic, and health concerns—while contending with the legacy of discriminatory policies as well as ongoing social stigma and limits to benefits.
Apr 28, 2022
This fact sheet summarizes a recent Center for American Progress report on gun suicides among former and current military members in the United States.
Mar 10, 2022
Eugenio Weigend Vargas, Marissa Edmund
Rates of gun suicide are particularly high among former and current military members; there are steps that can be taken to address this challenge.
Mar 3, 2022
Denis McDonough, the new secretary of Veterans Affairs, must work to address his department’s many challenges while supporting the veterans who return from war.
May 17, 2021
Lawrence J. Korb, Kaveh Toofan
Veterans are distinctively situated to verify the security, reliability, and necessity of vote by mail.
Jun 30, 2020
Danielle Root, Will Goodwin
Ensuring that future political leaders provide U.S. veterans with the care and benefits they have earned will require legislators to understand how and why the current system has come to be.
Dec 4, 2019
Lawrence J. Korb
This week, Ed and Daniella sit down with Gloria Calderón Kellet, Justina Machado, and Isabella Gomez—the showrunner and stars of Netflix series 'One Day at a Time'—to discuss the importance of representation on their new show.
Feb 21, 2019
Daniella Gibbs Léger, Ed Chung, Rachel Rosen, 2 More
Kyle Epstein, Chris Ford
Military service members, veterans, and their families have many reasons they need leave, and, along with all Americans, need comprehensive paid family and medical leave policies.
Nov 9, 2018
Trump’s budget is an unmitigated disaster for everyday Americans—including women, people with disabilities, LGBTQ individuals, communities of color, and more.
Feb 16, 2018
Eliza Schultz, Katherine Gallagher Robbins, Rejane Frederick, 7 More
Silva Mathema, Connor Maxwell, Heidi Schultheis, Anusha Ravi, Leila Schochet, Leonard Scott IV, Shabab Ahmed Mirza
President Trump’s and congressional Republicans’ budgets cut programs that ensure a basic standard of living for veterans and their families.
Sep 26, 2017
Katherine Gallagher Robbins, Rejane Frederick, Angela Hanks, 2 More
Rachel West, Michela Zonta
The economic security of millions of America’s veterans is at risk during the the upcoming budget debates.
Sep 19, 2017
Katherine Gallagher Robbins, Anusha Ravi
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