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New program seeks military vets for high-tech jobs

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.

Sunday - 04/21/2013, 07:26am EDT

Tags: Veterans, thomas warren, Acentia, Arlington County Board, City of Alexandria

Archi's Acres looks to bring hydroponic garden to D.C.

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.

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 10:06am EDT

Tags: Daniel Ratigan, gardening, Veterans, Colleen Kelleher

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As Iraq war winds down, retired Navy admiral wants troops remembered

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.

Monday - 03/18/2013, 05:15am EDT

Tags: Kathy Stewart, military, mike mullen, Iraq War, Veterans, wounded warriors

Veterans seek new perspective along Appalachian Trail

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.

Saturday - 03/16/2013, 03:18pm EDT

Tags: Kathy Stewart, Appalachian Trail, Veterans, Warrior Hike

Business boot camp helps veterans translate skills to boardroom

A 15-day boot camp for veterans helps them retool their skills to the business world.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 10:03am EST

Tags: darci marchese, Veterans, employment, Fullbridge Program, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

Helping disabled veterans receive benefits

Help is on the way for disabled veterans having trouble navigating the Veterans Affairs benefits system.

Tuesday - 11/13/2012, 09:48am EST

Tags: Veterans, Kathy Stewart, National Veterans Legal Services Program, Veterans Affairs

Heartfelt stories of WWII veterans coming to D.C.

A documentary that tells the story of four World War II veterans and their dream of seeing their memorial in the District will be screened downtown over the next month.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 04:11pm EST

Tags: Honor Flight, Veterans

Navy lacrosse team salute to WWII vets goes viral

An honorable story is being shared around the web after the Navy Lacrosse team had an unexpected meeting at the Baltimore-Washington airport.

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 05:29pm EDT

Tags: Navy lacrosse, WWII, bwi, Veterans, Navy

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