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Support for our Heroes

Let's make sure no veteran has to fight for a job at home after they fight for our nation overseas.

Employment Resources for Veterans

President Obama believes that no veteran should have to fight for a job at home after they fight for our nation overseas.

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Education

Let's ensure no barriers stand between our veterans and their families and access to a quality, affordable education.

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Wellness

Let's work to combat the tolls that the stress of war, multiple deployments, and frequent moves can take.

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Post- 9/11 GI Bill Beneficiaries

Veterans, service members, survivors, and eligible dependents can quickly and easily calculate their GI Bill benefits at more than 10,000 approved schools and job training programs.

Joining Forces Third Anniversary

Three years ago, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden started Joining Forces to show their appreciation for the incredible families across America who do so much for our country not just with words, but with real, concrete action.

Helping Employers Connect to Job Seeking Service Members, Veterans and Their Families

The First Lady unveils the Administration's Online Veterans Employment Center. This new online platform supports transitioning service members, veterans, and their spouses looking for new career opportunities.

Boston Red Sox Home Base Program Teams Up with Joining Forces

Watch the Boston Red Sox in a special PSA supporting service members, veterans, and their families.

Learn About Our Military

Our military service members represent only 1 percent of our population, but they shoulder the responsibility of protecting our entire Nation. Missing birthdays, anniversaries, graduations and so many of the daily moments we spend with the people we love, they make incredible sacrifices. But, they do not make them alone.

Explore a map to discovery military presences around the country and learn more about our military families and how you can support them.

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For years, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden have met with military families, learned about their successes and challenges, and made it their priority to support them.

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Latest News

  • VA Tools Help Vets, Servicemembers Transition

    We’re working hard to provide veterans with the tools to help them reach their full potential. It’s easier than ever before for veterans and returning servicemembers to get help finding a job and transition to civilian life.

  • AAPIs Supporting Veterans Through Action and Service

    As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, Americans everywhere will gather to celebrate the birth of our nation with a traditional fireworks display, a nice barbecue, or by spending time with family and friends. The Fourth of July is also a time to honor the patriotism and dedication of our military and their families.

  • American Logistics Association Hires More than 25,000 Veterans and Military Spouses

    The American Logistics Association (ALA) announces that its member companies have hired more than 25,000 veterans and military spouses in the past three years.