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Posted byon October 6, 2012 at 4:30 AM EST
In this week’s address, President Obama says that Congress should act to keep our nation moving forward four years after the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.
Posted byon October 5, 2012 at 4:00 PM EST
Here's a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon October 5, 2012 at 12:11 PM EST
Krystal Shirrell is an 18-year-old Girl Scout that was honored at the White House in June for her work with homeless veterans. Krystal found passion in giving back to those who have served, specifically our military troops, veterans, wounded warriors and their families. Her efforts started with delivering simple lap blankets to dialysis patients at her local VA Medical Center, inspiring her to find more ways to serve veterans and military families.
Posted byon October 3, 2012 at 4:23 PM EST
More than 100 colleges of education have joined “Operation Educate the Educators” which is dedicated to raising awareness about military children in classrooms, and to helping better prepare teachers to support those students
Posted byon October 3, 2012 at 9:24 AM EST
Rosye Cloud, Director of Policy for Veterans, Wounded Warriors and Military Families, addresses the faulty perceptions surrounding military mental health, and explains how collaboration with our international partners will continue to strengthen the advancements we have already made.
Posted byon September 22, 2012 at 4:00 AM EST
President Obama describes how the House of Representatives left town without finishing important work that would create jobs and strengthen our economy.
Posted byon September 21, 2012 at 11:15 AM EST
On National POW/MIA Recognition Day, the nation honors those service members who endured captivity and whose remains have yet to be recovered.
Posted byon September 20, 2012 at 4:54 PM EST
Just one year ago, Lieutenant Snyder was blinded by an IED while serving in Afghanistan. This summer, he competed in the London Paralympics, bringing home two gold medals and a silver medal in swimming. Watch as Brad shares his story with the First Lady.
Posted byon September 17, 2012 at 11:11 AM EST
Our nation's youngest branch of the military celebrates its 65th birthday.
Posted byon September 10, 2012 at 4:41 PM EST
The U.S. Department of Transportation commemorates September 11, as the FAA's Washington Metroplex Team names two arrival sequences to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to honor those who died that day and those who served our country from that day forward.