Education While for many, the idea of retirement conjures up visions of poolside piña coladas in Bora Bora or tooling around in a golf cart in Florida, talk to retired Army Command Sergeant Major William Joe Gainey, and you get the sense that maybe that’s just not his style.
Reintegration During 12 years of war, this nation did not falter when it came to thanking today’s veterans for their service. But, all of those salutes, all of those half-time ceremonies, all of those airline upgrades implied a promise. It’s time for us to deliver.
Reintegration Military service ends for everyone at some point. Regardless of how rewarding and enjoyable it has been, regardless of rank attained or awards earned, eventually it’s time to start the next chapter and transition to a civilian career.
Advocacy Playing a United States military member on screen is not the only way Tom Hanks is connected to our armed forces. He is an advocate for our veterans, urging a mericans to get involved on a personal level.
Reintegration As a mental health professional, Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D. paid close attention to the wars waging in Afghanistan and Iraq and knew a mental health crisis was brewing.
Reintegration A program founded by Chris Marvin to help veterans find their roles in society again.
Reintegration Reintegration means much more now than ever before. The best ‘thank you’ to give is to get involved in welcoming our troops home.
Education The military has always been a great opportunity for advancement. Over the past few years, educational options while on active duty have grown exponentially.
Advocacy Women, past and present, have been an invaluable part of our country's military. It's time we proudly show our support.
Reintegration This Veteran’s Day, please join us in honoring our active duty troops, veterans and their families.
Reintegration When a service member is severely injured in battle, that day is thereafter referred to as their “alive day” — a day when life is changed irrevocably.
Reintegration Veterans are not in need of being “given” a job. They are skilled professionals who simply need the opportunity to compete for a job in the civilian job market.
Education Ronald Reagan once said, “the closest we will get to everlasting life on earth is a government program.”
Reintegration Many veterans are actively looking for work. And many employers have committed to hiring them. So why is veteran unemployment still high?
Advocacy Showing support for veterans can take form in many ways, from simple letters to corporate initiatives.
Education Finding a school that provides the best value for military members and veterans can be a daunting task.
Reintegration The men and women who serve in the military and who are fearlessly defending our freedom may not have access to a computer or phone, so managing finances can be that much more challenging.
Advocacy Freedom. It is a word held dearly by Americans, because it is the bedrock on which our country was founded.
Reintegration Troops returning from combat are facing another battle at home – the stigma surrounding post-traumatic stress disorder.
Advocacy Afghanistan veteran and amputee, Taylor Morris, and his girlfriend, Danielle Kelly, have a bond that inspires people from all walks of life.
Advocacy Singer-songwriter John Mayer is best known for his contributions as a musician. Lately, he has been following another passion: supporting our servicemembers.
Advocacy While working full-time as a child psychologist, Barbara Van Dahlen founded Give an Hour, a national nonprofit organization providing mental health services to post-9/11 military personnel and their families.
Advocacy Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander shows support for the mental well-being of our veterans.