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Posted byon December 18, 2014 at 10:43 AM EST
In honor of our service members, veterans and their families, the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden dedicated five trees at the Naval Observatory Residence representing each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Posted byon December 15, 2014 at 4:30 PM EST
Dr. Biden gives remarks at the Military Spouse Employment Partnership Induction Ceremony, highlighting the skills of military spouses and thanking organizations committed to hiring them.
Posted byon December 13, 2014 at 6:00 AM EST
In this week's address, the President thanked the men and women in uniform who serve and sacrifice to protect the freedom, prosperity, and security that we all enjoy as Americans.
Posted byon December 9, 2014 at 5:00 PM EST
Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visits Incirlik Air Base, Turkey during a USO holiday troop visit Dec. 8
Posted byon December 5, 2014 at 9:56 AM EST
As a part of annual tradition and dedication to military families, First Lady Michelle Obama invited military kids and their families to the White House to get a glimpse of this year’s holiday décor, and participate in seasonal crafts.
Posted byon November 21, 2014 at 2:46 PM EST
From Dec. 9 to Dec. 11, the Department of Veterans Affairs will host its annual National Veterans Small Business Engagement (NVSBE) at the Georgia World Congress Center.
2014 Warrior Care Month: Wheelchair Basketball Player Got His Start from Adaptive Reconditioning ActivitiesPosted byon November 21, 2014 at 2:12 PM EST
Staff Sgt. Brian Boone was recovering at the Warrior Transition Battalion in Fort Sam Houston, Texas after losing his leg from severe injuries sustained while deployed to Afghanistan. During his recovery, he produced a training plan that not only paved a rehabilitation path for other wounded, ill, and injured service members through recreational sports, but ultimately led to his important role as a teammate of the San Antonio Spurs wheelchair basketball team.
Posted byon November 20, 2014 at 1:58 PM EST
For some veterans, their time in uniform caused a severe service-connected disability. This dramatically impacts their life after transition out of the military.
Posted byon November 20, 2014 at 10:00 AM EST
Lieutenant Colonel Oosterhous suffered multiple strokes while serving in the Air Force. But from a simple outing with his brother, to the Invictus Games 2014 in London, he embraced his newfound journey to inspire others alike.
Posted byon November 19, 2014 at 6:14 PM EST
Chief Warrant Officer Dan Carlton suffered multiple injuries in the line of duty when serving in Afghanistan. After being told his vision was impaired and running was not an option, he took on a challenge to prove those skeptics false. With hard work and determination, Dan Carlton led a life of an inspiring story for fellow service members alike.