A new online feedback tool lets military and veteran education beneficiaries report negative experiences with the education institutions and training programs they attend as beneficiaries of the Post-9/11 GI Bill and military tuition assistance programs.
January 30, 2014 at 12:50 PM ET by Curt Coy and Jessica Wright
Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg sustained serious injuries while deployed in Afghanistan, but, with the support of the VA, he is in recovery and joined the First Lady at President Obama's fifth State of the Union address.
The unemployment rate for all Veterans was 5.5 percent last month—a decrease from 6.7 percent in November and more than a point below the national average of 6.7 percent. This is the lowest Veteran unemployment has been in five years.
Yesterday, First Lady Michelle Obama visited Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C. to deliver hundreds of toys that Executive Office of the President staff donated to the United States Marine Corps' Toys for Tots campaign.
December 20, 2013 at 3:29 PM ET by Col. Rich Morales
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.
Last week, Secretary Moniz joined other federal officials in honoring veterans that are working in clean energy and climate security at a "Champions of Change" event at the White House. The video in this post features a few of these veterans.
We congratulated the 1 millionth beneficiary of this landmark program, who is a great representative of the Post-9/11 Veteran generation; which has sacrificed so much for our country. This GI Bill program is just one small way our nation can say “thank you” to these men and women for their service.
November 8, 2013 at 3:01 PM ET by Allison A. Hickey