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aHow Congress Can Help Keep More Military Families Together

Rep. John K. Delaney | Posted 07.11.2014 | Politics
Rep. John K. Delaney

As a country, for our veterans, our service members, and their families, we have an obligation to do something about this. A family's love is often the best medicine, and in difficult times, I believe that our military families deserve the option of staying together.

The Dangers Of Shutdown Philanthropy

philanthropy.com | Posted 10.16.2013 | Impact

As the federal shutdown limps on, donors large and small have stepped forward with gifts to maintain shuttered government programs. Laura and John ...

Iraq Veterans Are Finally Coming Home: Now We Must Show Support

Bill White | Posted 03.14.2012 | New York
Bill White

While it is great to see a majority of Americans welcoming our veterans home with open arms, when it comes to providing necessary services that veterans require in order to thrive here at home, we are in danger of falling short.

Simon McCormack

Fisher House Provides Housing For Military Families

HuffingtonPost.com | Simon McCormack | Posted 11.06.2011 | Impact

For many years, Kenneth Fisher said he never realized the struggles that military families experience. "I really didn't know much about the plight ...

Real Support for Military Families and Veterans

Craig Newmark | Posted 06.11.2011 | Impact
Craig Newmark

There's a lot happening which provides real support for military veterans and their families. Lots more needs to be done, but things are getting better. Here's a sampling of ways we can all help.

Obama's Nobel Money: President Chooses Charities To Receive Prize

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to donate the $1.4 million from his Nobel Peace Prize to helping students, veterans' families and surv...

Residue From the Burn Pits of Iraq: Soldiers with Cancer

R. B. Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
R. B. Stuart

Sgt. Christopher J. Sachs was diagnosed with cancer three years after returning from Iraq. The U.S. military, however, refused to consider the possibility that his illness was related to his tour.

Ethics Trickle Down, McCain

Hal Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hal Donahue

The candidate calls himself Lieutenant Colonel Russell. Like him, I'm a retired LtCol, but I seldom go by that title and if I do use it, I always identify myself retired as required by regulations.