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Posted byon April 30, 2013 at 8:26 AM EST
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 4:06 PM EST
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 5:00 PM EST
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon April 17, 2013 at 5:50 PM EST
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 10:01 AM EST
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 10:00 AM EST
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 7:01 PM EST
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 5:35 AM EST
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 9:10 PM EST
Watch the video of President Obama's hangout, live from the West Wing of the White House.
Posted byon February 11, 2013 at 10:14 PM EST
Army Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Kamdesh in 2009 during the war in Afghanistan.