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Veterans Day 2010

Veterans Day Poems From The Poetry Foundation

poetryfoundation.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Poetry Foundation: Classic and contemporary poems from the archive that explore the meaning of Veterans Day. by Becca Klaver In poems, podcasts...

Vets And Caretakers Speak Up On How To Cope With The Aftermath Of Service (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

According to Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), 99 percent of Americans have seen some form of combat on television, yet only 1 percent ...

Our Youngest Vets

Laurel Corona | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laurel Corona

Happy Veterans Day to the ones who serve. I'm talking about the children of veterans. Whatever we might think about America's current wars, the policies and actions of our government are not their doing.

Vets Day: More Than a Ho Hum Holiday

Mike Causey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Causey

Veterans Day is one of those holidays that a lot of American workers don't get. They don't get it in a couple of ways. And that's too bad both for them and for those the day honors.

Veterans Day 2010: HuffPost Bloggers Reflect (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huffington Post

When it comes to war, our veterans often get lost in discussions defined by heated political opinions on either side. This Veterans Day, we'd like to put politics aside and focus on the soldiers and veterans themselves.

The War At Home: What Veterans Day Means For Gay Vets

Lt. Dan Choi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lt. Dan Choi

For some veterans, the healing cannot begin until we enlist in another war at home. Since joining the ranks of gay veterans, I have publicly called this war a battle for equality, integrity, and many other powerful platitudes

This Veterans Day, Let's Show Our Vets We've Got Their Backs

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Rieckhoff

It doesn't matter if you voted for the Green Party or the Tea Party, live in Boston or the Bayou; Veterans Day is about uniting as a country and supporting our nation's troops and veterans.

Michelle Obama Visits U.S. Troops For Veterans Day

AP/The Huffington Post | MELISSA EDDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- First Lady Michelle Obama surprised a group of some 200 service men and women in Germany on Thursday, jumping in to help...

Can Meditation Help Veterans Overcome PTSD?

Jeanne Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeanne Ball

Filmmaker David Lynch is teaming up with friends to launch "Operation Warrior Wellness," a meditation-based program to help veterans overcome stress-related disorders.

How The Stress Of Combat Affects Family And Work At Home

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Patriotism is not prevention and honoring the service of our soldiers is not the same as taking responsibility for their safe and successful return and reintegration.

The Misunderstood Mental Health Consequences Of War

Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D.

The stigma associated with seeking mental health care -- in addition to our cultural reluctance to admit mental health concerns -- prevent many of the brave men and women in our armed forces from obtaining proper treatment.

Veterans Day 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In honor of Veterans Day 2010, we've gathered images and profiles of incredible United Stated soldiers who have received the coveted Congressional Med...