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"We're Keeping Our Promises": Vice President Joe Biden on Afghanistan, Iraq, and Our Commitment to Defeat al QaedaPosted byon June 23, 2011 at 10:53 AM EDT
Vice President Joe Biden shares his thoughts about the promises this Administration has made – and kept – when it comes to the war in Afghanistan, the war in Iraq, and our commitment to defeat al Qaeda.
Posted byon June 20, 2011 at 4:56 PM EDT
Dr. Jill Biden recounts her experiences from visiting Illinois National Guard families and encourages the cable industry to help support military families and veterans.
Posted byon June 16, 2011 at 11:22 AM EDT
The VA puts technology to work for vets - online and on your smartphone! The Department of Veterans Affairs is undergoing a remarkable transformation that has dramatically improved Veteran access to the services they have earned.
Posted byon June 15, 2011 at 11:55 AM EDT
The entertainment guilds in Los Angeles hosted the First Lady for a special Joining Forces event to discuss the stories and issues of today’s military families so that their experiences can be integrated into film, television and digital media.
Posted byon June 15, 2011 at 10:02 AM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama films a special appearance on Nickelodeon’s iCarly to bring awareness to Joining Forces.
Posted byon June 14, 2011 at 3:15 PM EDT
The Department of Defense releases the very first Operational Energy Strategy, an energy innovation plan that will decrease the demand for fuel in the U.S. military to save taxpayer dollars and safeguard the lives of our forces.
Posted byon June 10, 2011 at 7:16 PM EDT
DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano stops by the White House to launch the "When You See Something, Say Something™” campaign's first faith-based partnership with the Jewish community, focused on shared responsibility to help keep all of our communities safe.
Posted byon June 10, 2011 at 4:23 PM EDT
Walmart and NASCAR create a public service announcement campaign to recognize the sacrifices and challenges that military families face across the United States.
Posted byon June 6, 2011 at 9:06 PM EDT
Secretary Shaun Donovan talks about one of the top priorities for himself and President Obama: Ending homelessness among veterans.
Posted byon June 6, 2011 at 6:42 PM EDT
The First Lady speaks at the commencement ceremony of Quantico Middle/High School, honoring the graduating seniors from military families for their strength and compassion towards others.