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  • Guest Blog: How I Transitioned to a High-Tech Job After 20 Years in the Military

    William Towery is a retired United States Army Chief Warrant Officer Three who received Fiber Optics Installer/Technician certifications and other certifications through the Warriors 4 Wireless pilot program. These certifications provided him with the necessary licenses for a new position at Dynis Tower Solutions, where he started as Wireless Communication Tower Technician in March, 2013.

  • Weekly Wrap Up: Honoring Those Who Have Served

    Weekly Wrap Up: Honoring our Military, the Affordable Care Act, Manufacturing in Ohio, Tribal Nations Conference, Protecting kids with asthma and allergies, and First Lady Talks Education.

  • Disney Hosts the Veterans Institute Workshop to Support Transitioning Service Members And Their Families

    Disney hosted the Veterans Institute workshop to encourage companies to hire, train, and support our nation’s military service members as they transition to civilian life.

  • Helping Veterans Succeed in the Classroom

    Dr. Jill Biden joined Google for their announcement of a Global Impact Award to the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Student Veterans of America, the Posse Foundation and Veterans of Foreign Wars to help ensure colleges and universities have the information they need to help veterans succeed in obtaining higher education.

  • President Obama Commemorates Veterans Day

    On Veterans Day, the President honored those, past and present, who put on the uniform and put their lives on the line.

  • Honoring the Legacy of Immigrants Serving in the Armed Forces

    The success of our military, and indeed, our nation as a whole, is rooted in the dynamism, courage and sacrifice demonstrated by generations of immigrants who have answered the call of duty.

  • 'Joining Forces' with You on Veterans Day

    First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden pledge to continue the Joining Forces initiative until every veteran and military spouse who wants a job has one; until we reach every family affected by the unseen wounds of war; until every student veteran and military child gets the education they need; and until every community and every American shows their admiration and support for veterans and their families every single day.

  • Veterans History Project: Help Tell the Story of Our Nation's Veterans

    For the past 13 years, the Veterans History Project has been collecting the oral histories and personal documents of America’s war veterans, to ensure their stories are preserved in the Library of Congress so that future generations may better understand the realities of war.

  • Our Nation’s Elected Official Veterans

    From City Halls to Indian Country to State Capitols throughout this country, some of America’s veterans are continuing their public service as elected officials.

  • 5 Ways You Can Thank a Veteran