DOT Expands Program to Help Veterans Get Jobs as Professional Truck and Bus Drivers

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced today that its waiver program that helps experienced veterans and active duty personnel transition into civilian jobs as commercial truck and bus drivers has been expanded to all 50 states and the District of Columbia. “Our nation’s veterans deserve good-paying jobs when they […]

Veterans Old And New Honored In 3D Film Commemorating The 100th Anniversary Of World War I

Most Technically Advanced Oldest 3D Movie Ever Made About World War I Marks the Conflict’s 100th Anniversary. On July 28, 1914, a history-changing conflict erupted in Europe and rapidly spread across the world. The first truly global war was a bloody four-and-a-half year conflagration involving troops from more than 100 countries in Europe, Africa, the […]

VA Announces $8 Million in Grants for New Adaptive Sports for Disabled Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced the availability of up to $8 million in grant funding to provide adaptive sports opportunities for disabled Veterans and disabled members of the Armed Forces; adaptive sports are those sports that have been created or modified for persons with disabilities. “Adaptive sports can help Veterans confront challenges […]

Real Warriors Campaign Profile: Marine 1st Sgt. Simon Sandoval Shares Story of Strength

Experiencing psychological stress as a result of life transitions, deployment or other long-term separations can be common in military life. This stress can impact a service member’s personal relationships, physical fitness routines and overall psychological health. The newest Real Warriors Campaign profile, 1st Sgt. Simon Sandoval (realwarriors.net/multimedia/profiles/sandoval.php), knows firsthand that it is difficult to cope […]

Military Child Education Coalition National Training Seminar to Focus on Needs of Military Children

Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and the nation’s top military commanders — including Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey — will meet here next week to support the nation’s youngest heroes: children of military service members. Duncan, the Pentagon leadership, and other leaders from education and industry are featured participants at the […]

National World War I Museum Launches Centennial Flag Program Presented By Edward Jones

The United States flag is the symbol of patriotism, pride and respect. To honor veterans and civilians across the country, the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial announced the Centennial Flag Program Presented by Edward Jones on Friday, July 18, 2014. As the world prepares to commemorate the Centennial of World War I […]