It is still a tragedy that 20 veterans a day take their own lives. We have to get them the help they need. We have to keep solving problems like long wait times at the VA. We have to keep cutting the disability claims backlog. We have to resist any effort to outsource and privatize the health care we owe America’s veterans. (Applause.).
Honoring the Medal of Freedom Recipients: On Wednesday, President Obama honored 16 Medal of Freedom recipients during a ceremony in the East Room. The Presidential Medal of Freedom was established 50 years ago by President John F. Kennedy and is our nation’s highest civilian honor.
Bill shares the story of a young U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan, arguing it's time our presidential candidates decisively address the price of our presence there.Veterans Day 2011. This School and Teacher Re-source Guide is designed to help educators teach students about the legacy of Veterans Day, why it is celebrated and how to properly thank our Na-tion’s servicemen and women for their sacrifices. Currently, there are more than 24 million Veterans who have served in the United States.To Miller and all veterans I've tried to live my life the best I could I hope that at least in your eyes I've earned with all of you have done for me I'm a Veteran When I come to Arlington, I imagine myself saying that to every veteran resting here I hope that in your eyes I've learned with all of you have done for me We all do well to kneel at any one of these markers and repeat ryan's words.
When the Supreme Court in 2011 upheld that church’s right to stage offensive protetsts at veterans’ funerals, Congress passed the Honoring America’s Veterans’ Act, which prohibits any.Read More
Since 1899, we've fought to preserve the values that make America great because we know how important community service is to America. With volunteerism benefiting education, the environment, health sciences and civic projects, join us in this mission by getting involved in your community and honoring America's veterans.Read More
Editor’s note: Hibbing Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8510 honored winners in the VFW’s annual “Voice of Democracy” essay contest at a dinner at the Post on Feb. 12. The.Read More
Surface Creek Valley honored its veterans on Nov. 11. An assembly at Cedaredge High School was held to honor veterans and also student writers from the high school and middle school who entered and who won the patriotic essay contests sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars.Read More
The Miami VA Healthcare System provides health care services to veterans in South Florida. Miami VA Healthcare System Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more.Read More
Contested Memory: The Vietnam War and American Society, 1975. He praised America's Vietnam veterans as “no less brave because our Nation was divided about that war.” The. Clinton stressed the importance of honoring veterans of the war while moving “beyond the haunting and painful past.” “Whatever we may think about the.Read More
Honoring the Veterans. I appreciate Catesby Leigh’s sympathetic treatment of me and my book, Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, in his essay “These Honored Dead” (Spring 2018). I also agree with him that my book did not “offer much insight into the project’s artistic and cultural ramifications.”.Read More
All About Veterans Day An in-depth look at how the holiday came to be and even a short discussion of how veterans are honored in other countries. Department of Veterans Affairs Includes a special section for educators with school activities and cool stuff for kids. Veterans Day A few lesson ideas that will help get your pedagogical juices flowing.Read More
Veterans Day is a solemn but special day on the calendar. Every year, throngs of people trek parade grounds to celebrate the soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines who served on behalf of the country.Read More
Veterans Day National Committee (002D) Department of Veterans Affairs 810 Vermont Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20420. The deadline for submissions is 1 April, 2020. The Veterans Day National Committee will convene a selection sub-committee in May 2020 to review submissions and make a final selection. Questions? - the Veterans Day Coordinator at.Read More