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Famous Veterans Throughout History

Famous Veterans Throughout History

We owe a large debt of gratitude to those who have served our country. While many who have served in the military now live quiet and unassuming lives, there are veterans who have gone on to make a big splash in business and in Hollywood. Montel Williams After...
Military Families Face New Obstacles

Military Families Face New Obstacles

While November is National Veterans and Military Families Months and while a lot of vets and their families will be enjoying free meals and social media posts declaring solidarity with current and former armed service members. However, at this time, many families...
4 Reasons Why Employers Are Not Hiring Veterans

4 Reasons Why Employers Are Not Hiring Veterans

Leaving the military and adjusting to civilian life is difficult, and the process becomes even more so when vets struggle to find jobs. When making the transition, it’s helpful to understand why employers sometimes hesitate to hire veterans. Understanding the...
Hurricane Florence Causes the VA to Struggle

Hurricane Florence Causes the VA to Struggle

Hurricane Florence has impacted many people throughout out the state of North Carolina. A group of veterans, many of them sick and disabled, began a return to the VA Medical Center in Hampton, Virginia on September 17th. The veterans were evacuated from the Medical...
Walgreens Joins Forces With the VA

Walgreens Joins Forces With the VA

In a thoughtful and well-considered effort to remain competitive in the pharmacy game, retailer Walgreens has joined forces with the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide servicemen and -women with more comprehensive care. The alliance dubbed the...
Veterans on the Streets: Why Are Veterans Homeless?

Veterans on the Streets: Why Are Veterans Homeless?

Federal legislation considers people who don’t have a regular, fixed and adequate nighttime shelter as homeless. People who become homeless do so for a variety of reasons. In the 1970s, people were left without shelter when mental hospitals closed, and economic...