Oct. 24, 2014

New Solutions Needed To Reintegrate A New Generation of Veterans

“When you go to a networking interview and a hiring manager asks you what you want to do, ‘What do you need done?’ is not a good answer,” Jim Craig explains.  But “that’s the military mentality,” he says from experience.

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Oct. 24, 2014

Younger veterans bypass VFW, American Legion for service, fitness groups

Kate Hoit served eight years in the Army Reserves, including a tour in Iraq, but when she tried to join her local Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter, someone asked whether she needed an application for military spouses instead.

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Oct. 22, 2014

Waves of Valor

For years I drove through the Los Angeles VA on a regular basis, if not appalled, definitely saddened by what I saw. It was my shortcut home from my kid's school on the Westside of LA to our house east of the 405 freeway. It was the best way to circumvent the infamous nightmare called LA traffic. While driving through the VA with the kids in the back doing homework, listening to music on their iPods, or fighting, sometimes, all three simultaneously, I'd look around.

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Oct. 06, 2014

Coast to coast relay makes stop in Telluride


Beginning Sept. 11 at the Golden Gate Bridge, different teams have taken up one particular American flag and carried it eastward toward Washington, D.C. one step at a time, aiming to complete the cross-country run on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at Walter Reed Hospital.

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Sep. 08, 2014

Study Finds that Veterans Improve Physically, Mentally and Emotionally after Joining Team Red, White and Blue.

86% of Active Members - Veteran, Civilian, Active Duty - Benefited from the Opportunity to Share their Personal Journeys

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