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National Vietnam Veterans Day

March 29 commemorates the sacrifices of Vietnam Veterans and their families. It is a day set aside to recognize the men and women who were denied a proper welcome upon returning home and is...

Veterans give tours on USS Iowa

The USS Iowa, America's first ship of its kind, commissioned in 1943, and the last American battleship to see warfare. She carried FDR across the Atlantic Ocean during WWII, and nearly 60 years later...

Veterans may qualify for additional Social Security benefits

Many of our Vietnam era veterans are now nearing retirement age, or are already there. It is important that they — and other American service personnel — know just what retirement benefits they can...

WWII Veteran tells story of buried diamonds

An Israeli born veteran, Yaron Svoray, was on a lecture tour in the United States and met Sam Neyr, a WWII veteran, who told him about a foxhole on the border between France and...

Veteran homeless rate declined by 47% in the last 7 years

According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), there was a nearly 50% decline in veteran homelessness...

Lessons from Veterans and Military Leaders

Entrepreneurs can learn from Military leaders’ skillful tactics -- recruiting a dedicated team is the keystone to becoming a successful leader. It turns out, many valued military veterans talents transfer well to guiding a...

Veterans hiring program at Starbucks

Starbucks recently announced plans to hire at least 10,000 veterans and active duty spouses in the next five years, as part of a wider strategy of veteran support. With more than 1 million active duty members...

Veterans May Suffer From Government Hiring Freeze

On Jan. 23, in accordance with his promises to shrink the size of the government through attrition, President Trump announced a federal hiring freeze. And now this across-the-board halt to all new and existing...

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