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Michelle Obama Veterans

Why Michelle Obama Is Praising The Construction Industry

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama says a construction industry pledge to hire 100,000 veterans by 2019 isn't only the right and patriotic thing to do...

An Open Letter to Our Veterans and Their Families

Michelle Obama | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Michelle Obama

There's nothing more important than knowing that our families are healthy and happy. And after spending so much time with military families and hearing your stories of service and sacrifice for our country, I know that that's your priority as well.

WATCH: Michelle Obama Speaks Out About Vets Struggling With Suicide

Posted 09.09.2013 | Impact

In an exclusive video for The Huffington Post's "Invisible Casualties" series, first lady Michelle Obama joins Dr. Jill Biden to urge military service...

Obama Touts Massive Success Of Veteran Jobs Initiative

AP | Posted 06.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- First lady Michelle Obama says companies participating in a program to help veterans find work have hired or trained 290,000 veterans an...

FLOTUS Praises Measure Meant To Help Vets

AP | MICHELLE JANAYE NEALY and BRIAN WITTE | Posted 04.17.2013 | Black Voices

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- First lady Michelle Obama says a Maryland measure to help military personnel and their spouses find jobs is one of the bills of its ...

Michelle Obama To Press Governors On Veterans' Jobs

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- First lady Michelle Obama on Monday challenged governors to make it easier for military personnel to transfer their skills to civilian j...

Bob Dole, American Vet; Michelle Obama, Friend of American Vets

Brent Budowsky | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

As Memorial Day approaches, I think about a time long ago when three young wounded warriors came home from a war that saved our nation from fascism to rebuild our nation from the ravages of world war and depression.

Obamas Get Highest Honor For Tackling Vet Homelessness

Posted 04.28.2012 | Impact

For their determination to put an end to veterans living on the streets, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will receive the highest...

David Wood

Wounded Veterans Struggle To Find Civilian Jobs Amid Downturn, Bureaucracy

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 02.15.2012 | World

Adam Lewis, a strapping Florida man, joined the Marines in 2004 when he was 19, and within a year he was fighting in Iraq's Anbar Province with Golf C...

Mrs. Obama, Mrs. Biden Urge Public To Thank Veterans

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama and Jill Biden want Americans to thank a veteran. They are appearing in a public service announcement promoting the...

Michelle Obama Revisits Favorite Belt At Department For Veteran Affairs: Which Way Does It Look Best? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

First Lady Michelle Obama paid a 'thank you' visit on Tuesday to the Department of Veterans Affairs, where she joked about the short commute. I am ho...

Michelle Obama Veterans Day PHOTOS: Coat Season Kickoff! (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Michelle Obama kicked off coat season when she attended a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, wearing a teal J. Crew coat over a tu...