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Veterans Day

Black Lives That Mattered--And Still Do

Michael Putzel | Posted 12.08.2016 | Impact
Michael Putzel

VETERANS DAY, 2016--They were a band of brothers, a tiny one, but proud. The ranks of military aviation have remained overwhelmingly white for decade...

Solve Your Company's Veteran Hiring Crisis

Shinjini Das | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Shinjini Das

500,000 unemployed veterans. Let us take a minute to think about the sheer magnitude of 500,000. According to the White House, each year the military ...

The Veterans Education Challenge: Our Fight to Support Student Veterans

Avis Richards | Posted 11.21.2016 | Education
Avis Richards

In the aftermath of Veterans Day 2016, I have been left to reflect on the successes of the first year of our Veterans Education Challenge. For those u...

Business Ownership for Veterans

Claudia Viek | Posted 11.20.2016 | Business
Claudia Viek

On Veteran's Day, we honor those that give to their country and write about those who continue to give as business owners or want to be their own boss...

"I'll Donate to That!" 95-year-old WWII Air Force B-24 Navigator Offers to Unburden Today's Veterans of Unpayable Medical Debt

Jerry Ashton | Posted 11.17.2016 | New York
Jerry Ashton

I was having dinner in NYC with my friend Larry Rivkin earlier this month when I brought up the work that my charity, RIP Medical Debt, was doing to a...

We must act our gratitute for veterans

Curtis L. Decker, JD | Posted 11.17.2016 | Impact
Curtis L. Decker, JD

"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them." -John Fitzgerald Kennedy...

A New Approach For Veterans

Tom Aiello | Posted 11.17.2016 | Impact
Tom Aiello

Why is it harder for veterans and their families to get access to the right kind of services than it is to get cash out of an ATM? Why can I pay for a...

Dr. Jeff Shuford Tech from Vets: The Best Veteran Owned Tech Startup of 2016

Adeyemi Adetilewa | Posted 11.16.2016 | Technology
Adeyemi Adetilewa

Tech from Vets has had a very successful year so far by earning over eight major recognition in both the tech and military veteran industries. "Our ...

Civil Legal Aid Can Help Veterans Struggling With Homelessness

Lonnie A. Powers | Posted 11.14.2016 | Impact
Lonnie A. Powers

The theme of Veterans Day this year is "Courage-Honoring All Who Served." As we honor and thank those who have served in our military, we must remember that for far too many veterans, the perils of service do not end with discharge from the military. If we truly want to honor all of our military veterans, we must ensure that the most vulnerable among them have the services and support they need and deserve to thrive as civilians.

Ask Carrie: What Do Vets Need to Know About Their Finances?

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

Dear Carrie, My son joined the Army right out of high school with the idea of a military career. After 12 years and two tours of duty, he's decided t...

Donald Trump, New Moves on National Security, and One of Our Oddest Veterans Day Weekends

William Bradley | Posted 11.14.2016 | Media
William Bradley

Is America in eclipse? After a strange Veterans Day weekend, it is decidedly unclear. As I feared for more than a year, a deeply troubled and profoun...

Veterans Day Tribute to our Greatest National Assets, Veterans!

Dwayne Paro | Posted 11.14.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

Veterans Day has always had significant meaning to me coming from a long lineage of Combat Veterans. Seeing firsthand the significant impact they had on their generation and our country built an overwhelming sense of pride and passion to do the same. I knew from a young age that I would one day serve my country.

Unity on the Homefront: Helping Veterans Stay Married

Bari Zell Weinberger, Esq. | Posted 11.14.2016 | Divorce
Bari Zell Weinberger, Esq.

When veterans return to civilian life after their duty to our country ends, a surprising number will also see the end of something else: their marriag...

Chili's Apologizes For Taking Meal From Black Veteran On Veterans Day

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 11.17.2016 | Black Voices

U.S. Army veteran Ernest Walker started recording video when a manager at a Chili’s restaurant in Cedar Hill, Texas, questioned his military service...

Veterans Pick Up Stranded Biker, Find Out It's Bruce Springsteen

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 11.15.2016 | Entertainment

Bruce Springsteen avoided what could have been a long walk home thanks to a group of U.S. veterans this Veterans Day. The passing bikers rescued the B...

After A Nasty Campaign, These Rivals Put Aside Politics For Veterans Day

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 12.21.2016 | Politics

Sometimes rivals really can get along. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Sen.-elect Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) met at Manny’s Deli in Chicago on Friday, jus...

What I Learned About Patriotism From My Dad, A Vietnam War Draftee

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.08.2016 | Parents

When my father was 22 years old, he was drafted into the United States military. The year was 1968, the Vietnam War was in full swing, and he was a re...

The 5 Best Cities For Veterans To Live In 2016

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.15.2016 | Fifty

On Veteran’s Day, WalletHub released its annual ranking of the best cities where veterans can live their best lives in 2016. The list covers the 100...

The Talent Pool Businesses Can't Afford to Overlook

Bonnie Amos | Posted 11.11.2016 | Impact
Bonnie Amos

My experience has shown me that the value our veterans bring back to their post-military communities and careers is paralleled by one other group: military and veteran spouses.

Corps Values, Core Values

Dakota Meyer | Posted 11.11.2016 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

Potential employers want to hear about a candidate's personal accomplishments and triumphs in an interview - but veterans are taught to view their successes as a result of team rather than individual efforts.

This Veteran's Day, Ken And The Barbis Want YOU... To Reach Out To A Vet

Joan K. Smith | Posted 11.11.2016 | Impact
Joan K. Smith

Coming on the heels of a still-bitterly divisive election, Veterans Day this year runs the risk of being overshadowed.

Obama: Look To A Veteran 'Whenever The World Makes You Cynical'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.11.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama visited Arlington National Cemetery to honor veterans on Friday, giving his last Veterans Day address while in office. Obama al...

What Veterans Want You To Know About PTSD

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.11.2016 | Healthy Living

For many, this Veterans Day comes with a little extra heaviness. Just days ago, our country elected a new president who has insulted decorated war vet...

3 Major Health Problems That Disproportionately Affect Vets

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.11.2016 | Healthy Living

Veterans are more likely to report very good or excellent health than their civilian counterparts, so they may not realize that they’re also at grea...

As We Honor Veterans, We Must Acknowledge The Moral Costs Of War

The Huffington Post | David Wood | Posted 11.11.2016 | Politics

Like many American kids, Chuck Newton went to war to kill. It was after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and he was burning for revenge. “I...