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Posted byon June 15, 2011 at 9:02 AM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama films a special appearance on Nickelodeon’s iCarly to bring awareness to Joining Forces.
Posted byon June 14, 2011 at 2:15 PM EST
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 6:16 PM EST
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 3:23 PM EST
Walmart and NASCAR create a public service announcement campaign to recognize the sacrifices and challenges that military families face across the United States.
First Lady’s Joining Forces Call with Faith and Community Leaders Generates Momentum and Interest in ModelsPosted byon June 10, 2011 at 8:35 AM EST
Chaplain William S. Lee reflects on his participation in the May 18th Joining Forces call with First Lady Michelle Obama, and describes the important work that faith and community organizations are doing to support military members and their families.
Posted byon June 6, 2011 at 8:06 PM EST
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 5:42 PM EST
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.
Posted byon June 5, 2011 at 3:44 PM EST
Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden visit with troops and their families at a U.S. Naval Support Activity base in Naples, Italy.
Posted byon June 3, 2011 at 5:20 PM EST
Admiral Bob Papp, Commandant of the Coast Guard, reflects on the appointment of Admiral Sandra Stosz. Adm. Stosz is the first woman to command any U.S. service academy.
Behind-the-Scenes: First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden visit Sesame Street for Joining ForcesPosted byon May 27, 2011 at 1:09 PM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden stop by Sesame Street to film public service announcements for Joining Forces, their national initiative to support and honor our troops and their families.