Veterans’ business ‘incubator’ among 2020 Newman’s Own award winners
From mentoring new military spouses to putting veterans into tiny houses and providing refurbished cars, these organizations are making a difference in the military community.
100-year-old WWII veteran survived POW camps and forced march
It wasn’t until three years ago that Bob Teichgraeber talked openly about his experience as a prisoner of war.
By Mike Koziatek, News-Democrat via AP
Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots volunteers plan donation drives in pandemic
Marine veteran Raul “Arbe” Arbelaez is nervous about raising enough toys every year, but with more kids in need this Christmas than usual, he’s especially anxious.
By Ben Stansell
Microsoft wants to help more veterans get tech jobs
The largest software company in the world launched a toolkit on Veterans Day with resources and tips for veterans looking to transition into civilian tech careers during the pandemic.
Veterans organization launches service projects in Houston’s hurricane-damaged neighborhoods
Some 200 veterans and community partners recently participated in Operation Bayou City Blitz, a volunteer initiative organized by veteran nonprofit The Mission Continues.
After public outcry, annual wreath laying allowed at Arlington National Cemetery
While the event at Arlington National Cemetery — and other cemeteries across the country — will look different, Wreaths Across America "will meet the challenge."
By Karen Jowers
How you can help the 100-year-old ‘Berlin Candy Bomber’ receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom
A group of veterans are rallying support for a campaign urging the White House to bestow the Presidential Medal of Freedom on the "Berlin Candy Bomber."
Scottsdale tribe builds 5-acre memorial to USS Arizona
The USS Arizona Memorial Gardens honors each of the ship’s 1,512 crew members who were aboard at the time of the attack at Pearl Harbor.
By The Associated Press