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Posted byon August 26, 2014 at 6:44 PM EDT
President Obama traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina today to address the American Legion, the nation’s largest veteran service organization, and pay tribute to the service and sacrifice of our veterans from every corner of the country and every generation.
Posted byon August 26, 2014 at 3:58 PM EDT
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announces a new agreement to prevent abusive and deceptive recruiting practices by schools serving service members, veterans, spouses and other family members.
Posted byon August 26, 2014 at 2:35 PM EDT
Every day, the men and women of our military perform incredible service on behalf of our country. And as the President has made clear, just as our service members have made a commitment to America, we have a commitment to them – to have their backs at home while they serve around the world.
Posted byon August 26, 2014 at 1:11 PM EDT
Lucy Coffey, a veteran of the Women's Army Corps in World War II, is the nation's oldest living female veteran. During a recent visit to the Washington, D.C. area, she was able to visit the White House — where she was greeted by none other than President Obama and Vice President Biden.
Posted byon August 14, 2014 at 12:02 PM EDT
The Joining Forces team held their first-ever Twitter Q&A to talk about Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves.
Posted byon August 13, 2014 at 10:23 AM EDT
8 Keys to Veterans’ Success has more than 500 colleges and university commitments, more than double the amount since President Obama announced the Keys in August 2013.
Posted byon August 11, 2014 at 7:45 PM EDT
Most people know about The Old Guard and its role as caretaker of Arlington National Cemetery. Images of soldiers guarding the Tomb of the Unknown, despite rain or snow, are famous throughout the world. However, the regiment’s mission is more involved than what meets the eye.
Posted byon August 11, 2014 at 12:03 PM EDT
Join Joining Forces on August 13 at 1 p.m. ET for a Twitter Q&A on PCS moves.
Posted byon August 11, 2014 at 10:33 AM EDT
August’s Troops to Teachers Spotlight, Martin Screen, a retired Air Force chief master sergeant, teaches seventh and eighth grade math at Eddie White K8 Academy in Hampton, Georgia.
Posted byon August 7, 2014 at 1:44 PM EDT
President Obama travels to Fort Belvoir, Virginia to sign the Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014 – a bill providing the Department of Veterans Affairs the resources to improve access and quality of care for veterans.