How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.
Some call this Jefferson Award winner “Wonder Woman” – not because she leaps tall buildings, but because she builds them as homes for veterans.
Veterans, active-duty military personnel and their spouses had an opportunity to meet employers face to face at special job fair in San Jose on Thursday.
Homeless veterans in San Francisco unveiled a mural yesterday that lists the number of Iraqi and Afghan vets who have taken their own lives. In this morning’s KCBS Cover Story, reporter Jeffrey Schaub tells us the mural project aims to call attention to the plight of veterans after they return home.
Military veterans are taking their own lives at an alarming rate. A facility in the Napa Valley is looking to counter the trend.
Nearly 600,000 veterans are going to back to school on the GI bill. But many veterans are recruited by for-profit schools with high tuition, high default and high drop out rates.
Swords to Plowshares, the San Francisco-based organization that helps train veterans to find jobs, said Wal-Mart’s pledge to hire 100,000 vets over the next five years is a big deal.
The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.
When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.
Major League Baseball held a ceremony before Game 2 honoring World War II-era veterans who also played in the majors as part of its Welcome Back Veterans program.