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Honoring Veterans

American Indians Serve in the U.S. Military in Greater Numbers Than Any Ethnic Group and Have Since the Revolution

National Museum of the American Indian | Posted 05.22.2016 | Politics
National Museum of the American Indian

On this Memorial Day, as we remember those who have given their lives in service to our country while protecting the freedoms and ideals we hold dear, many of our fellow Americans remain unaware of the major contributions Native Americans have made to our nation's armed forces.

Roller Coasters, Flags and Popsicles: Our Memorial Day Recipe

Samantha Stone | Posted 07.27.2014 | Women
Samantha Stone

We're not forgetting what makes Memorial Day so special. We're honoring those who went before us in the best way we know how -- living life to the fullest!

A Veteran Falls Again at Iwo Jima -- But This Time in the Hands of U.S. Marines and Japanese Allies

P.J. Dermer | Posted 06.02.2014 | Good News
P.J. Dermer

As fellow veterans and medically trained tour staff moved quickly to assist John, a strong and forceful call was heard, one heard countless times decades before.

One Day Isn't Enough

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

The skills that those who have served in the military can provide - perseverance, leadership, strength and teamwork - are skills that are in demand in today's workforce - each and every day.

It's Up to Us

Peter Calabrese | Posted 08.07.2013 | Impact
Peter Calabrese

In an era of political gridlock, financial shenanigans of all sorts, high unemployment, decaying infrastructures, skyrocketing health care, food, education and energy costs, It's again time to stop watching and talking. It's time to get off the sidelines and get in the game. Not "them." You and me.

It's Time

Peter Calabrese | Posted 05.27.2013 | Impact
Peter Calabrese

or all these veterans have given, many of them are coming home wounded in body or spirit to a society that, while it unanimously honors their service, doesn't really know how to reward and repatriate them.

Remembering Those We've Lost On Memorial Day Weekend

Carolyn Espley-Miller | Posted 07.26.2013 | Fifty
Carolyn Espley-Miller

When the gardener heard my father's last name, he lifted his jacket from where it was placed... directly upon my great-grandfather's headstone.

For Those Who Gave All

Dakota Meyer | Posted 07.24.2013 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

Make this Memorial Day weekend meaningful and positive. Take a moment to remember the fallen and celebrate those who still serve. For Those Who Gave All.

Healing A War-Torn Spirit (WATCH)

Marlowe Brown | Posted 07.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Marlowe Brown

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance of those who have died in our nation's service. Regardless of what our opinions are about war, one fact remains: There are thousands of people who survive who are in great need of healing.

Memorial Day: Honor the Fallen, Remember the Living

Dave Helfert | Posted 07.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Dave Helfert

This Memorial Day, honor those who have fallen in service to the nation. They have given the last full measure and they surely deserve our respect and gratitude. But take just a minute to honor those who fought in our wars and lived. For many, their battles are far from over.

Memorial Day -- More Than a Day at the Beach

Clay Broga | Posted 05.26.2012 | Entertainment
Clay Broga

We are filmmakers in our late 20s and, like most everyone in our generation, we take a lot of things for granted. Past Memorial Days have simply been a day off from work, a trip to the beach and a barbecue in the backyard. This one is different.

Take Time to Make This Day a Memorial Day

Rachael Freed | Posted 07.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

Traditionally Memorial Day is to honor the memories of those we've lost, particularly those who sacrificed their lives in military service for our country.

WWII Veterans: Great Men from Small Towns

Anthony Amore | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anthony Amore

It's easy to forget their contribution, as our nation's population of WWII heroes continues to dwindle.

Renewing My Commitment To Our Veterans

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

While the US government provides our veterans with many benefits, I believe there is much more still to be done to fulfill our promise to those who risk their lives for our country.

Honoring Veterans

Tom Donohue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Donohue

The business community can benefit enormously by tapping the tremendous pool of talent that exists among America's veterans and their families, including those who have been wounded or injured.