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Posted byon June 6, 2014 at 5:47 PM EDT
President Obama travels to Normandy, France to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day, and pays tribute to the American and Allied forces who fought during the D-Day landings in June of 1944.
Posted byon June 4, 2014 at 6:47 PM EDT
No one who has served America in uniform should go without a safe, stable place to call home. When HUD released its annual Homeless Assessment Report in 2013 it was estimated that roughly 58,000 veterans—enough to fill Dodger stadium—were homeless on any given night across the country.
Posted byon June 4, 2014 at 6:07 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama announces a challenge by more than 80 mayors, county commissioners, and governors to end veteran homelessness in their communities by the end of 2015.
Posted byon June 3, 2014 at 6:39 PM EDT
President Obama visits Normandy to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion by Allied forces. Find out more about attending the ceremony at the American cemetery in Normandy.
Posted byon May 28, 2014 at 12:21 PM EDT
Posted byon May 27, 2014 at 5:51 PM EDT
Clara Gantt waited to be reunited with her husband, a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. She waited, and waited, and waited -- never to remarry. An American story of timeless love and loyalty was shared by the President during his Memorial Day remarks this year at Arlington National Cemetery.
Posted byon May 26, 2014 at 11:04 AM EDT
President Obama commemorates Memorial Day by traveling to Arlington National Cemetery, laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and delivering remarks honoring our fallen troops.
"We Stand in Awe of Your Service": President Obama Makes a Surprise Trip to Thank Troops in AfghanistanPosted byon May 25, 2014 at 2:43 PM EDT
The President made a surprise Memorial Day weekend visit to Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, where he thanked the troops and civilians stationed there for their service to our nation.
Posted byon May 24, 2014 at 6:27 AM EDT
The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) holds its 20th Anniversary Good Grief Camp in Alexandria, Virginia.
Posted byon May 24, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, President Obama commemorated Memorial Day by honoring the brave men and women in uniform who have given their lives in service to our country.