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Michelle Obama Veterans

New Orleans Ends Veteran Homelessness, Proves It's 'Not An Impossible Problem'

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.21.2015 | Impact

New Orleans got the presidential treatment it earned on Monday when first lady Michelle Obama praised the city for being the first to end chronic vete...

Watch Michelle Obama And The Penguins of 'Madagascar' Bust Myths About Veterans

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.06.2014 | Impact

Michelle Obama wants America to celebrate its veterans, and she's recruited some of her chillest animated friends to get the word out. In a video c...

Michelle Spotlights Unemployed Female Vets In Redbook Spread

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 10.07.2014 | Impact

Michelle Obama will grace Redbook’s November cover, but her most striking pose is the centerfold image. In it, the first lady embraces five female v...

Amid VA Scandal, Michelle Obama Offers Reminder That Vet Homelessness Is Down 24%

Posted 06.12.2014 | Impact

NANCY BENAC, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama on Wednesday set out to show that not all the news coming out of Washin...

An Open Letter to Our Veterans and Their Families

Michelle Obama | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Michelle Obama

There's nothing more important than knowing that our families are healthy and happy. And after spending so much time with military families and hearing your stories of service and sacrifice for our country, I know that that's your priority as well.

WATCH: Michelle Obama Speaks Out About Vets Struggling With Suicide

Posted 09.09.2013 | Impact

In an exclusive video for The Huffington Post's "Invisible Casualties" series, first lady Michelle Obama joins Dr. Jill Biden to urge military service...

Bob Dole, American Vet; Michelle Obama, Friend of American Vets

Brent Budowsky | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

As Memorial Day approaches, I think about a time long ago when three young wounded warriors came home from a war that saved our nation from fascism to rebuild our nation from the ravages of world war and depression.

Obamas Get Highest Honor For Tackling Vet Homelessness

Posted 04.28.2012 | Impact

For their determination to put an end to veterans living on the streets, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will receive the highest...

David Wood

Wounded Veterans Struggle To Find Civilian Jobs Amid Downturn, Bureaucracy

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 02.15.2012 | World

Adam Lewis, a strapping Florida man, joined the Marines in 2004 when he was 19, and within a year he was fighting in Iraq's Anbar Province with Golf C...

Michelle Obama Revisits Favorite Belt At Department For Veteran Affairs: Which Way Does It Look Best? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

First Lady Michelle Obama paid a 'thank you' visit on Tuesday to the Department of Veterans Affairs, where she joked about the short commute. I am ho...

Michelle Obama Veterans Day PHOTOS: Coat Season Kickoff! (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Michelle Obama kicked off coat season when she attended a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, wearing a teal J. Crew coat over a tu...