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Posted byon May 24, 2012 at 11:30 AM EDT
A soldiers path in life when returning home is not always clear cut and obvious. Cassaundra learned this the hard way when she completed her service as she began going to college full-time, working full-time, and raising two children. She now serves veterans by reaching out to mentor women leaving the armed forces with her organization F7 group.
Posted byon May 24, 2012 at 11:10 AM EDT
John Reynolds and his organization Veterans2Work seek to educate both veterans and companies on the ways to find and utilize each other. By teaching veterans about going on a job search and teaching companies how best to utilize the mission-oriented mindset of a soldier Veterans2Work hopes to lower the unemployment rate of young and disabled veterans.
Posted byon May 24, 2012 at 11:00 AM EDT
As a Vietnam verteran, Bob Curry saw the opportunity to help out a new generation of soldiers when the Afganistan War and War in Iraq began. He began DryHootch, a non-profit organizaiton, with the goal in mind to give veterans a safe, alcohol-free, drug-free environment to deal with the PTS they might be feeling after returning home.
Posted byon May 24, 2012 at 10:30 AM EDT
eMerging Entrepreneurs, Inc. and its chairman TJ Breeden have created the opportunities for veterans and their families in North Carolina to meet hiring firms and employers, as well as college recruiters and advanced education counselors. This program, and the programs that will follow in its steps, will be a driving force for economic prosperity, educational advancement, and entrepreneurialism for our soldiers.
Posted byon May 24, 2012 at 10:10 AM EDT
Joey Strickland is a veteran who learned a lot about leadership during his service. Now that he's retired, he has dedicated his life to veteran affairs and has come up with a state program that he hopes will enable the nation as a whole to better serve its veterans.
Posted byon May 22, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders engages with AAPIs across the country, from Hawaii to New York, Minnesota to Florida.
Posted byon May 17, 2012 at 3:31 PM EDT
Join us for a session of White House Office Hours with Sam Kass, White House Chef and Senior Policy Advisor for Healthy Food Initiatives.
Posted byon May 14, 2012 at 5:31 PM EDT
President Obama calls on Congress to act on his "To-Do List," the White House holds a Summit on Financial Capability and Empowerment, and the President discusses his support for marriage equality.
Posted byon May 11, 2012 at 6:00 PM EDT
A quick look at this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon May 11, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.