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Veteran Affairs Secretary David Shulkin speaks to President Donald Trump during a meeting about veterans affairs

The Veterans Affairs Department has begun publicly posting all major disciplinary actions taken against its employees, saying the action will send a message about the new culture the Trump administration is imposing at the agency.

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The Marine Corps has begun outreach to hundreds of thousands of veterans who served at Camp Lejeune, N.C., at least 30 days from August 1953 to December 1987, inviting them or surviving spouses to file for VA compensation if veterans suffered one of eight ailments linked to water contamination on the base.

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Ford is the lead ship of its class and the first new-design aircraft carrier delivered to the Navy since USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in 1975. It is also the first aircraft carrier to join the fleet since USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) delivered in 2009. The future USS Gerald R. Ford honors the 38th president of the United States and pays tribute to his lifetime of service to the nation in the Navy and in the U.S. government.

Secretary of Veteran Affairs David Shulkin and AMVETS Naitonal Commander Harold Chapman look on during “Because We Care” Day at the VA Medical Center in D.C. April 5.

Change is coming to the most maligned of cabinet agencies, even if big fights still lie ahead. 

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Did you know that George Washington gained most of his pre-revolutionary military experience in Pennsylvania.  

George Washington was a raw and ambitious 21-year old when he was first sent to the Ohio Valley to confront the growing French presence in the region. His actions sparked the French & Indian War.

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