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Posted byon April 30, 2013 at 1:09 PM EDT
At a Joining Forces event, Mrs. Obama announced that 290,000 veterans and military spouses have been hired or trained since 2011, far exceeding President Obama's original challenge. New commitments will help 435,000 more by 2018.
Posted byon April 30, 2013 at 9:26 AM EDT
Yesterday, the White House invited leaders from the private sector, the military services, industry trade associations, unions, educational institutions, state legislatures, veteran service organizations, and state licensing boards for a forum on military credentialing and licensing. At the event, First Lady Michelle Obama announced the launch of a new IT Training and Certification Partnership.
Posted byon April 29, 2013 at 5:06 PM EDT
The IT Training and Certification Partnership will enable thousands of service members to earn industry-recognized information technology (IT) certifications before they transition from military service.
Posted byon April 19, 2013 at 6:00 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon April 17, 2013 at 6:50 PM EDT
Soldier Ride helps combat-wounded veterans use cycling and the bonds of service to overcome physical, mental, or emotional wounds of war.
Posted byon March 22, 2013 at 11:01 AM EDT
The general becomes the first African-American in the post.
Promises Kept: Ending the Iraq War and Supporting Our Service Members, Military Families and VeteransPosted byon March 19, 2013 at 11:00 AM EDT
Ten years after the start of the Iraq War, President Obama remains committed to our service members, military families and veterans.
Posted byon March 7, 2013 at 8:01 PM EDT
The White House Cybersecurity Coordinator met with thousands of cybersecurity practitioners and stakeholders and got feedback on President Obama's plan to develop cybersecurity standards, improve public-private information sharing, and ensure privacy and civil liberties protections.
Posted byon February 23, 2013 at 6:35 AM EDT
President Obama urges Congress to stop the sequester -- the harmful automatic cuts that threaten thousands of jobs and affect our national security from taking effect on March 1.
Posted byon February 14, 2013 at 10:10 PM EDT
Watch the video of President Obama's hangout, live from the West Wing of the White House.