From Trenches To Wrenches: Training Soldiers For Civilian SuccessRaytheon Professional Services provided this first-of-its-kind training at Fort Hood, teaching the same curriculum that every dealership’s GM-certified automotive technician receives.
Disabled American Veterans Organization Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our CountryThrough the Disabled American Veterans organization, veterans can find programs for financial, physical and emotional needs.
Supporting Our Military On CampusUnder the GI Bill, veterans are provided with financial support for education, making college a viable dream.
Coming Home: A Community Gives A Wounded Warrior A New StartCorporal Brian Aft and Buckshot, his bomb-sniffing dog, were in line to jump an irrigation ditch near Kajaki, Afghanistan, an area known for being littered with roadside bombs. The explosion lifted Aft and Buckshot into the air. Both survived, but Aft’s legs would have to be amputated almost to the hip.
Navigating The Resources Available Through The VAThe VA, with its array of services offered can seem at times huge and staggering. Here’s a quick summary to help you get started.
In the Service of Soldiers: Raytheon's 2014 Week of Service Honors WarfightersThe tour bus always goes quiet as the granite pillars and archways come into view along 17th Street in Washington D.C. An announcement from the tour guide breaks the silence and tells the old soldiers on board what they already know: They’ve arrived at the National World War II Memorial.
Depression And Homelessness Struggles Among U.S. VeteransHomelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.
Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For VeteransIn an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).
Resources For Veterans In Need Of Financial HelpHow to navigate the web of financial services for veterans.
Memorial Honoring Injured Veterans Under Way In D.C. Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.
Lt. Governor Anthony Brown Details Proposals To Help VeteransLt. Gov. Anthony Brown says he would exempt military retirement income from state income taxes for the majority of veterans.
Veterans Observe D-Day At World War II MemorialThe granddaughter of General Dwight D. Eisenhower thanked those who carried out the D-Day invasion, telling them during a 70th anniversary commemoration Friday at the nation's World War II Memorial that "the world would have been a very different place" had their campaign failed.