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Rosalynn Carter, Elizabeth Dole To Aid White House Military Effort

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Showing that some issues can bridge the political divide, Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, joined by former first lady Rosalynn Cart...

Government Shutdown FAQ for Veterans

Tom Tarantino | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Tom Tarantino

While veterans may be more protected than other constituencies, a government shutdown does not bode well for top priorities within the veterans' community.

Serving Together

Jessica McNurlen | Posted 01.09.2013 | DC
Jessica McNurlen

My husband, a Marine, has been deployed four times. Each deployment has come with its own rewards and difficulties, but one constant has been the challenge of where to turn for resources for myself or to help a friend.

Ghost Poop

Howard Hinterthuer | Posted 11.26.2012 | Impact
Howard Hinterthuer

If you don't know the answers before you give them your hard-earned money, you may be buying ghost poop. Here is a list of a few veterans' service organizations having a strong and honorable history of addressing veteran's homelessness and the surrounding issues.

Those Who Serve Abroad Should Be Able to Find Work at Home

Joseph Bobrow | Posted 08.01.2012 | Impact
Joseph Bobrow

In our interconnected world, all of us, individuals and organizations, public and private, can no longer be fixed on "I." We all have to learn to play well with others and collaborate substantively in the proverbial sandbox.

Fighting for Homeless Vets Who Fought for Us

Stacy Vasquez | Posted 12.14.2011 | DC
Stacy Vasquez

The risk factors that lead to homelessness are universal. Job loss, health problems: these can affect anyone. But they can be particularly acute for veterans who have made sacrifices in order to fulfill their military duties.

Laura Bassett

Still Time To Give Back In 2010: The National Veterans Foundation | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

After serving as a psychiatric social worker in the Vietnam War, veteran Floyd "Shad" Meeshad returned to the United States hoping to continue his wor...

Cleaning for Heroes -- A Clean Home for Every Veteran

Torrey Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Torrey Shannon

The residual effect of providing free household services to veterans allows them more time to focus on their healing, family bonding, community involvement and productivity.