Former U.S. Army Specialist Tara Barney will never forget the 2013 night when a fellow soldier cried as he described holding a dying friend in his arms, a wartime memory he had not shared with anyone.
Former President George W. Bush is back in the spotlight to promote a book of his paintings titled “Portraits of Courage,” a collection of stories, 66 portraits and a four-panel mural that he painted to honor military veterans.
More than 220 individual schools and school districts from across the state have received special certificates from Secretary of State John Gale recognizing their efforts to honor military veterans.
The American College of Financial Services has received a $30,000 grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation to help support The American College Penn Mutual Center for Veterans Affairs.
The Education Department is celebrating the holiday season with a news release announcing that 17 colleges have failed the 90/10 rule.
Zeke Lemieux’s classmates at Plouffe Academy are paying it forward this year, helping Zeke help veterans.
Retired Army Lt. Col. John Bechtol understands how important it is for veterans on college campuses to have access to mental health services.
Mr. Dylan said “these songs didn’t just come out of thin air.”
In 2014, 55 U.S. military service members died fighting in Afghanistan. Today, an average of 20 veterans lose their lives every day to suicide, according to a recent report by the Department of Veteran Affairs.
Porn: The Portal To The Pit We are deluded daily in our culture of self By: Eric Gajewski Let us be real for a moment. The world no longer wants Christ nor His true Gospel. We have the feel good impotent humanitarianist gospel of Vatican II. We have feel good on the surface without and […]
Totalitarian and dictatorial style make me think this guide to survival is going to helpful — Farrell If the sleep of reason produces monsters, what does the sleep of unreason produce?–Guillermo Cabrera Infante Sanity One of the people I enjoy reading and listening to is Masha Gessen. I’ve written about her work before as an […]
School Districts Collaborating to Find Solution to Teacher Shortage and Veteran and Spouse Unemployment Issues
Urban school districts are collaborating to help solve major issues—finding new sources of effective teachers and education-related support staff while providing opportunities for veterans and spouses to continue to serve in their own communities.
There is another dimension.. I would like to highlight: the fact that the great and the good and the heroes and villains of history are usually not all that special either. Such things as power and giftedness and fame are real, but the aura associated with them is a figment of mass imagination. The greatness […]
In other news, despite scientific evidence, self-appointed Judge and hack Scientist Donald Trump declares Earth does NOT revolve around Sun, World is NOT round, and DNA is a Hillary Obama Conspiracy from Kenya designed to make American business un-competitive!
“Money Talks”. The Outcome is a Foregone Conclusion
The battlefields of the world are a far cry from the lush green quads and chiming bell towers of college campuses, but military veterans have been bridging them in greater numbers over the last several years.
Senator Sanders tends to underperform in pre-election surveys and over-perform on primary and caucus days…
Transitioning from military service to civilian life can be a bit intimidating. It can also be extremely rewarding, as discovered by United States Army Captain Ronnie Bush. Ronnie Bush, a West Point graduate who served his country honorably, was at a decision point in his career. After serving a tour in Iraq from 2010 – […]
If you are a military reunion planner or have anything to do with the hospitality industry – even if it’s not in the military or veteran space – you need to plan a trip to Louisville, Kentucky to attend Reunion Friendly Network’s Education Conference Sunday, June 26 – Tuesday, June 28th. Why Kentucky? Because Boone […]
Renovations inside and outside of the former Chapin School are progressing and officials are hoping formerly homeless veterans will be able to move in this summer.
Find out how Vets get scholarships for their education
Eleven colleges will roll out new programs for student veterans in the fall thanks to $1 million in state funding that is part of a wide-ranging effort to draw more veterans to Tennessee.
Writing workshop facilitator Kent Walker ran into class seconds before the scheduled 10:30 a.m. start. He looked like an English teacher with a satchel slung over his shoulder. He wore glasses and has a mustache.
Mentally corralled like cattle.
The timing of the $250k Tech Workforce Diversity Scholarship Fund for Veterans offered by Seattle-based coding bootcamp Code Fellows couldn’t be better. Washington State Governor Jay Inslee recently announced the formation of a Subcabinet on Military Downsizing to address possible reductions in military force in the state. While the size of those cuts have not been officially […]
Texas House and Senate negotiators can’t agree and therefore won’t change a program offering free college tuition to veterans and their children, even amid concerns it’s too expensive to be sustainable.
Texas lawmakers on Sunday opted to water down a major attempt to reduce the rising costs of a program offering free college tuition to veterans’ children, relenting amid criticism that cutting the benefits too deeply wouldn’t be fair to those who sacrifice so much.
Stepping into a classroom after years of serving in the military full time can be difficult, especially for veterans who are still adjusting to civilian life.
Wishing living U.S. military veterans a “Happy Memorial Day” might be well-intentioned but misses the mark on an occasion meant for remembering those who lost their lives.
When newly minted nurse Samantha Woehrle sees a patient for something as simple as a headache, she’ll know to ask if the person sitting across from her has ever been in an explosion or exposed to Agent Orange.