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Posted byon November 22, 2013 at 3:00 PM EDT
Last night, Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Biden had the tremendous honor of hosting the fifth annual early Thanksgiving dinner for 13 Wounded Warriors and their families.
Posted byon November 20, 2013 at 3:51 PM EDT
The Office of Science and Technology Policy announces the launch of Wireless for Warriors to connect transitioning service members and veterans with jobs in the wireless telecommunications industry.
Posted byon November 20, 2013 at 10:00 AM EDT
William Towery is a retired United States Army Chief Warrant Officer Three who received Fiber Optics Installer/Technician certifications and other certifications through the Warriors 4 Wireless pilot program. These certifications provided him with the necessary licenses for a new position at Dynis Tower Solutions, where he started as Wireless Communication Tower Technician in March, 2013.
Posted byon November 15, 2013 at 7:45 PM EDT
Weekly Wrap Up: Honoring our Military, the Affordable Care Act, Manufacturing in Ohio, Tribal Nations Conference, Protecting kids with asthma and allergies, and First Lady Talks Education.
Disney Hosts the Veterans Institute Workshop to Support Transitioning Service Members And Their FamiliesPosted byon November 14, 2013 at 2:07 PM EDT
Disney hosted the Veterans Institute workshop to encourage companies to hire, train, and support our nation’s military service members as they transition to civilian life.
Posted byon November 13, 2013 at 8:57 PM EDT
Dr. Jill Biden joined Google for their announcement of a Global Impact Award to the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Student Veterans of America, the Posse Foundation and Veterans of Foreign Wars to help ensure colleges and universities have the information they need to help veterans succeed in obtaining higher education.
Posted byon November 12, 2013 at 1:26 PM EDT
On Veterans Day, the President honored those, past and present, who put on the uniform and put their lives on the line.
Posted byon November 11, 2013 at 4:15 PM EDT
The success of our military, and indeed, our nation as a whole, is rooted in the dynamism, courage and sacrifice demonstrated by generations of immigrants who have answered the call of duty.
Posted byon November 11, 2013 at 1:54 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden pledge to continue the Joining Forces initiative until every veteran and military spouse who wants a job has one; until we reach every family affected by the unseen wounds of war; until every student veteran and military child gets the education they need; and until every community and every American shows their admiration and support for veterans and their families every single day.
Posted byon November 11, 2013 at 11:30 AM EDT
For the past 13 years, the Veterans History Project has been collecting the oral histories and personal documents of America’s war veterans, to ensure their stories are preserved in the Library of Congress so that future generations may better understand the realities of war.