February 12, 2019

Presence of President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address in national cemeteries is a birthday legacy

President Abraham Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address, and the national cemeteries are inextricably connected in American history. Lincoln’s birthday on Feb. 12 is especially noteworthy this year […]
February 12, 2019

No experience? No problem! Vets can jump-start careers in IT with this new, free program

Veteran and Apprenti graduate Mike Cooper addresses the crowd at the 2018 Amazon Apprenti graduation. Also in attendance (from left to right) was Apprenti Executive DirectorJennifer […]
February 12, 2019

Wreckage of WWII aircraft carrier USS Hornet discovered in expedition

Only on “CBS This Morning,” we traveled with researchers on an extraordinary mission to find a piece of American military history: the USS Hornet. The Japanese […]
February 12, 2019

Watch Tom Hanks, Kristen Chenoweth and More Join Veterans in Thanking ‘Lt. Dan’ Gary Sinise

Actor Gary Sinise is receiving an all-star salute of the most flattering order. In honor of the Forrest Gump and CSI: NY alum’s decades of service to military veterans, first […]
February 11, 2019

Registration opens for 2019 National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that Veterans interested in registering for the 2019 National Veterans Wheelchair Games can do so online Jan. […]
February 11, 2019

VA to provide capability for Veterans to access their VA health data on Apple iPhones

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will release new capabilities this summer providing Veterans who receive care at VA with the ability to access their […]
February 8, 2019

Vets could soon get free child care during medical treatment

The Veterans Affairs Department could soon provide free child care for veterans undergoing treatment for mental health and other medical issues — a move some lawmakers […]
February 6, 2019

New protections for servicemembers and veterans alert

A recent law provides additional protections for servicemembers affecting VA refinances, medical debt on credit reports, credit monitoring, and stays on foreclosure. Here’s what to look […]
February 6, 2019

USPS is honoring military dogs with a 2019 stamp collection

USPS announced in a statement that one of their 2019 forever stamp collections will honor the “nation’s brave and loyal military working dogs.”