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Posted byon April 1, 2014 at 11:00 AM EST
Ellen Houlihan, is Vice-Chair, Board of Directors, West Point Association of Graduates. Ellen is the first West Point woman graduate to be elected to a senior leadership role of the 50,000 West Point graduate members. Her service includes leadership of the overhaul of WPAOG Bylaws and governance model, unchanged since the Civil War. The overhaul provides efficient and effective operational transparency of the Board of Directors and management staff.
Posted byon April 1, 2014 at 10:47 AM EST
A Rhodes Scholar and West Point graduate, Erica Borggren currently serves as the Director of the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA). There, she spearheaded the creation of Illinois Joining Forces (IJF), a statewide public-private network of nearly 200 organizations working together to serve service members, veterans, and their families better; a nationally awarded program, IJF serves to create a collaborative, “no wrong door” system of military and veteran support.
Posted byon April 1, 2014 at 10:28 AM EST
Following the lead of the White House Rural Council, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the VA are working with their public and private partners to ensure rural providers and the communities they serve have the health IT tools they need.
Posted byon March 26, 2014 at 3:51 PM EST
Rich Morales spoke on engaging and reintegrating veterans into our communities.
Posted byon March 18, 2014 at 5:57 PM EST
President Obama awards 24 Army veterans with the Medal of Honor, in recognition of their valor during major combat operations in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.
Posted byon March 14, 2014 at 2:38 PM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama encouraged veterans and their families to ensure that they have health insurance.
Posted byon March 5, 2014 at 11:30 AM EST
The Veterans Retraining Assistance Program has helped has 76,000 unemployed veterans access educational resources.
Posted byon March 5, 2014 at 10:20 AM EST
Sesame Workshop provides wellness products through Military OneSource
Posted byon February 27, 2014 at 2:53 PM EST
Our returning service men and women have the skills and training our country needs to ensure continued progress toward a clean economy. The Solar Foundation and Operation Free release a report highlighting higher-than-average employment rates for veterans in the solar industry.
Posted byon February 24, 2014 at 12:17 PM EST
This March, the White House Office of Public Engagement will host a Champions of Change event for women Veteran industry leaders, to highlight their incredible contributions to our nation’s business, public and community service sectors. We are asking for your help to identify women Veterans who may be “Champions of Change.”