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Posted byon October 17, 2011 at 4:52 PM EDT
As a part of the Joining Forces initative, the Departments of Justice and Defense award national service organizations $15 million in grants to help fund training and mentorship initiatives.
Posted byon October 17, 2011 at 10:05 AM EDT
Joining Forces helps celebrate the increase in education outreach to students in military families by the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI).
Posted byon October 7, 2011 at 6:39 PM EDT
From the President’s press conference on the American Jobs Act to a discussion on Latino education with singer-songwriter Shakira, the White House was full of activity.
Posted byon October 7, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
Your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave
Posted byon September 30, 2011 at 3:32 PM EDT
The President honored the outgoing Chairman, Navy Admiral Mike Mullen, and thanked him for his four years of extraordinary service in that role and his four decades in uniform. President Obama also discussed the news that Anwar al-Awlaki -- a leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula -- was killed in Yemen this morning
Posted byon September 29, 2011 at 6:05 PM EDT
The new multi-year partnership will allow both organizations to strengthen services and support offered to our nation’s wounded and their caregivers
First Lady Michelle Obama: Joining Forces Is About Everyone Stepping Up to Give Something Meaningful BackPosted byon September 25, 2011 at 6:00 AM EDT
Says experience with Extreme Makeover: Home Edition was a perfect example of what we can accomplish when we work together for these families
Posted byon September 23, 2011 at 4:42 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama joined the team as they built a new home for a 15-year Navy veteran and her family. The episode airs on Sunday night
Posted byon September 14, 2011 at 2:05 PM EDT
Dr. Jill Biden calls on Americans to participate in the Joining Forces Community Challenge to recognize and celebrate individuals and organizations that are supporting our troops and military families.
Posted byon September 9, 2011 at 5:20 PM EDT
The Secretary of Defense says that immediately following the terrible attack, "you could see the great strength of this country" as American came together to respond