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Military veterans have skills that can be difficult to translate into the civilian workforce and thousands of veterans coming back from Iraq or Afghanistan are navigating a tough road to a new job.
Even while she was homeless, Regina Best started building homes for others.
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They'd no doubt taken more difficult steps since being wounded, but 36 injured veterans are taking their first strides toward regaining some mobility - learning how to operate Segways.
The Arlington County Board voted five to zero Saturday to approve a state grant to train military veterans in the county and the City of Alexandria for jobs in the information technology field.
A hydroponic garden that employs veterans may open in D.C. next year. One of its partners, Dylan Ratigan, wants to see veterans play a larger role in solving the nation's problems.
A prominent leader who guided U.S. troops through parts of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars is still concerned about men and women in uniform.
Thirteen veterans will put on their backpacks and boots and begin a long hike north along the longest trail in the world Sunday in hopes of shedding their lives in the military and embracing civilian life. Their in for a lot of bonding and physical challenges along the way.
A 15-day boot camp for veterans helps them retool their skills to the business world.