There's rumor of an ancient story of the privateer Dash, which was lost in a gale in 1815 off the coast of Maine. Since her disappearance, she has been sighted multiple times -- plain as day with her name visible on the hull.
12.4 percent of Iraq and Afghanistan vets are unemployed as of July. In real numbers, that's 232,000 new veterans struggling to find work. That's a number small enough that if our nation really focused on it, we could make a real dent.
The U.S. Small Business Administration has a cadre of talented staff whose goal is to help small-business owners succeed. Yet, if there was ever a way to tell someone to not go into business, their newly redesigned website is it.
I am a liberal Democrat who is opposed to the War in Afghanistan, was against the War in Iraq, and protested against the Vietnam War years ago. I guess you could call me a pacifist. But I love watching the Army-Navy game.
On Veteran's Day 2010, my tendency is to remember World War II. Here are my personal favorites that bring back a mix of emotions, given my father's own involvement and the pride I also have over the books I've published.
In past weeks, IAVA has been disappointed to see the politicization of September 11th and the decision by some Americans to use this holiday as a peg to promote hate, intolerance and extremism. We will not stand for this.