On Wednesday, the First Lady and Dr. Biden visited Fort Campbell to speak with service members, families, and employers at the Veterans Jobs Summit and Career Forum. Afterwards, they fielded questions about Joining Forces from Americans across the country.
Answering questions submitted via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, Mrs. Obama and Dr. Biden highlighted new tools for veterans, explained how Americans can get involved and help our heroes, and discussed why supporting our military families is such an important issue to them.
Q: Why is supporting our military families an important issue to you & Dr. Biden? – Monica Pope of Houston, TX
Q: Why is it so hard for a veteran to find employment? – Regina Graichen
Q: Wondering what kind of counseling, or what should children be told when loved ones are deployed to make them proud? – Deanna May of Stafford, MO
Q: Our Women’s Club loves to support our heroes/vets...what are the best ways? – Kathy DeBurra of Madison, CT
Q: How is #JoiningForces being brought together w/ efforts by @USICHgov @HUDgov & @DeptVetAffairs to end veteran homelessness? – Elisha Harig-Blaine
Q: Joining the #Flotus in saying thanks to so many military families. I've been a Navy brat, Marine Corps spouse, and an active duty Air Force officer. This life is not easy by any means but so many families have chosen to make many of these sacrifices to defend our beautiful nation. – Kimberly Erskine of Montana