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2012 Veterans Day

Mother of Veteran Changes Lives With Optimism

HooplaHa | Posted 01.12.2013 | Good News

Veteran's Day is for remembering our country's heroes and honoring their valiant actions. Everyone celebrates in various ways, but to carry the memory of her late son with her always, Ida Gonzalez started a non-profit.

Veterans Day Is Only the Beginning

Shad Meshad | Posted 01.12.2013 | Impact
Shad Meshad

Veterans Day is flanked this year by the Election on one side and Thanksgiving on the other, both occasions that suck a lot of oxygen out of the air. But that can't alter what this day means to Veterans, nor what it means to their families.

Partnership Leads to New Beginning for Homeless Veterans

Christy Respress | Posted 01.09.2013 | DC
Christy Respress

This year, Veteran's Day marks a new beginning for many homeless veterans in the District who are benefiting from an innovative housing program and critical community partnerships.

The Best Way to Thank our Nation's Finest This Veterans Day Is to Hire Them

Kevin O'Brien | Posted 01.09.2013 | Impact
Kevin O'Brien

To all of you who are serving, or have served, we sincerely thank you for your service, but more importantly, we are here to help you make your transition as smooth as possible by helping you find employment.

Serving Together

Jessica McNurlen | Posted 01.09.2013 | DC
Jessica McNurlen

My husband, a Marine, has been deployed four times. Each deployment has come with its own rewards and difficulties, but one constant has been the challenge of where to turn for resources for myself or to help a friend.