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MADISON, Wis. -- Nearly two years ago, Stephen Lee uprooted his wife and two children from their home in Clarksville, Tenn., to study political science here at the University of Wisconsin.
Sixty-nine boxes of copied burial records containing the personal information of people buried at Arlington National Cemetery were found this month at a private storage facility in Northern Virginia, cemetery officials told a congressional subcommittee Thursday.
IRON MOUNTAIN -- Most congressional hearings take place in Washington, DC, but on Monday, members of the House brought their hearing to Iron Mountain.
A female patient in a locked psychiatric unit at a veterans medical center was sexually assaulted repeatedly by a fellow patient. At an assisted-living facility also run by the Department of Veterans Affairs, a male patient was raped by his roommate, who turned out to be a convicted sex offender. At yet another VA facility, a female veteran reported that an employee made sexually inappropriate contact with her during treatment sessions.
A Marine combat veteran who suffered a mental breakdown as a result of war-related trauma said he might have received earlier help if his disability pay had been contingent upon his getting treatment.