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Support for our Service Members, Veterans, and their Families

Joining Forces works hand in hand with the public and private sectors to ensure that service members, veterans, and their families have the tools they need to succeed throughout their lives.

Employment Resources for Veterans

Let’s ensure that transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses are able to connect with career opportunities.

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Let’s ensure no barriers stand between quality, affordable education and veterans and their families.

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

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Joining Forces is all about coming together to support our nation’s service members, veterans, and their families:

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The First Lady Teams Up with Redbook to Support Female Veterans

First Lady Michelle Obama and Redbook team up to help female veterans get jobs. The issue highlights five female veterans who visited the White House to speak with the First Lady about their experiences transitioning into civilian life.

Celebrating Our Wounded Warriors and MSG Cedric King

First Lady Michelle Obama introduced a video of wounded warrior MSG Cedric King, and celebrates the resilience and strength of our wounded warriors.

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 and helps employers find quality employees.

Operation Got Your 6

First Lady Michelle Obama sends the Penguins of Madagascar on a top-secret mission to debunk the myths and show the truth about America's returning veterans.

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 discover 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

  • The Lincoln Awards: Stepping Up for Our Veterans & Military Families

    This week, the Lincoln Awards in Washington, D.C. honored individuals who have provided numerous opportunities to and displayed continued support for our nation’s veterans and military families.

  • Dr. Jill Biden and Master Sergeant Cedric King on the Meredith Vieira Show

    Dr. Jill Biden was joined by U.S. Army Master Sergeant Cedric King on the Meredith Vieira Show to discuss Joining Forces and his story of recovery after being injured while deployed to Afghanistan.

  • Your Military Money Matters

    There are too many important reasons to list when it comes to taking charge of your finances. Your career is one reason. When your finances are in order, you’re able to focus on the mission.