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Michelle Obama Joining Forces

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...

For Iraq Veteran Saif Khan, Supporting Veterans Means Action

Ravi Chaudhary | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics
Ravi Chaudhary

We should never forget that the freedoms we sometimes take for granted in our nation were paid for in lives. I recently met a veteran who embodies this spirit and more.

Thank a Military Spouse This Year by Hiring Them

Kevin O'Brien | Posted 06.14.2014 | Impact
Kevin O'Brien

Luckily, more attention and focus is being shed on the struggle so many military spouses are facing as it relates to employment, and employers are starting to realize that military spouses are a perfect match for their open positions.

Walmart CEO: ‘Private Sector Is Stepping Up For Our Heroes'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business

The nation’s largest private employer says it can't hire veterans quickly enough. Walmart plans to accelerate the hiring process for veterans se...

Michelle Obama To Military Wives: You Are 'Outstanding Role Models'

AP | STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 05.10.2012 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- First lady Michelle Obama is honoring military mothers and wives for being "outstanding role models" for their children, communities and...

SLIDESHOW: 10 First Ladies And Their Charitable Causes

Posted 04.10.2012 | Impact

As Michelle Obama marks the one-year anniversary of her co-founding of Joining Forces, a national organization whose mission is to help military famil...

Mentoring: Giving Back to Those Women Who Have Given So Much

Deborah Frett | Posted 03.25.2012 | Impact
Deborah Frett

January is often the month when we take stock of our lives and realize that among our many goals and accomplishments, giving back sometimes takes a back seat. January is also National Mentoring Month.

Michelle Obama Takes Some Friends Out To The Ball Game (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 09.05.2011 | Style

Michelle Obama took a group of nine children from military families out to the ball game at part of "Joining Forces" on Tuesday night, MLB.com reports...

Michelle Obama Guest Starring On Hit TV Show

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 08.08.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Michelle Obama is going to be on one of Nickelodeon's most popular shows. The first lady is set to appear on an upcoming episode ...

Can Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden Save Our Military Families?

Lori Bell | Posted 07.09.2011 | Impact
Lori Bell

We are all at war. We are all in the fight for freedom together. We are grateful to serve, proud to be American, and glad you are joining the fight too.

Michelle Obama Wants You To Help Military Families

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Drawing in everyone from Best Buy's Geek Squad to the Afghan war commander fired by her husband, Michelle Obama ramped up her campa...