The unemployment rate for veterans nationwide continues to fall. After reaching a record 12% in 2011, that unemployment rate is now down to 6% making last year the best year on record for Iraq and Afghanistan veteran unemployment.
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Some veterans and refugee advocates are worried that an executive order by President Trump to temporarily suspend refugee admissions into the U.S. will hurt foreign interpreters who helped American troops in war.
U.S. House candidate Sean Barney, a Marine veteran who served in Iraq and was severely injured when a sniper shot him through the neck, issued the following statement on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s comments today in Ashburn, Virginia
Less than one percent of our men and women are serving this country on active duty. The all-volunteer service attracts some of our nation’s top talent and requires much from not only them but their families. And sometimes what is required is finding ways to feed their families. According to a 2015 NBC segment, “620,000 […]
We simply need to stop relying on the politicians who created these problems in the first place.
Andy Grant, severely injured by an IED in Afghanistan, elected to have his leg amputated for a better quality of life and has now set his mind to beating the world record for 10 km by a single amputee.
An officer’s oath is to the Constitution, not to any elected or appointed official.
The NFL is reimbursing U.S. taxpayers more than $720,000 in so-called “paid patriotism” money that the teams took from the military to allow things like color guard displays and video tributes at pro football games.
Dogs Help U.S. Military Veterans Recover from PTSD
UFC GYM®, the fast-growing franchise that combines mixed martial arts (MMA) and fitness, today announced its participation to the #22Kill campaign by organizing a company-wide effort to complete 222,222 pushups on Friday, April 22.
Outfront Media, Inc. of Massachusetts refuses to Stand with US. Veterans and Honor the USS Liberty.
U.S. Army Veteran Joe Medicine Crow: war chief, historian and last link to Battle of Little Big Horn dies at 102
One of America’s most colorful citizens passes at 102 years old
By now most know the “faults” of the Wounded Warrior Project – a nonprofit organization that has led the way in helping wounded warriors restore some dignity and get a new start in the civilian sector. What many don’t know is a bit of history behind the co-founder and former CEO Steve Nardizzi. Steve is […]
Washington’s determination to downplay Israeli responsibility for the 34 Americans killed and the 174 wounded.
The charitable program ‘DHL Operation Holiday Cheer’ will deliver hundreds of Christmas trees, holiday decorations and messages of support to U.S. troops serving abroad
Which is the greatest evil, ISIS or Assad ?
Sunday is National POW / MIA Recognition Day
Just the words of a funny old man who is losing his marbles, or an elitist “crony” oligarch who knows there are no consequences for his words or actions?
Young Marines add new board member
Young Marines have pledged to support the historic completion of the National Museum of the Marine Corps
82nd Airborne US Army veteran needs help now!
DemocracyNow.org interviews Bree Newsome, an American Patriot!
Please forgive my cynicism and negative connotations in this letter…
Despite the uptick in Veteran employment, a considerable number of veterans and their family members are still choosing to pursue a college degree. More than half of veterans who began using their GI Bill benefits between 2002 and 2010 went on to earn a postsecondary degree or certificate by June 2013. This is good news […]
Our country will need a new Sam Adams willing, this time, to blast the truth into the open.
He apologized for his false statement and NBC is now launching an internal investigation.
Virginia lawmakers are considering a flurry of bills to help the 780,000-plus veterans in the state, including a measure to authorize up to $28.5 million for a care center in Hampton Roads.
Want to abolish torture by US government agents? Then abolish the American empire.
Harry Gillis thought it would be glamorous to be a soldier in the U.S. Army during World War II, but he was miserable serving on the ground.
Thank You for Your Valor, Thank You for Your Service, Thank You, Thank You, Thank You…Still on the Thank-You Tour-of-Duty Circuit, 13 Years Later