“My military,” President Donald Trump’s choice of words used to explain authorization of a massive bomb in an assault on Islamic State group positions in Afghanistan, raised the eyebrows of some, including a former U.S. secretary of defense and a retired Air Force colonel. [read more…]
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced they will not participate in Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade after organizers told an LGBT veterans group its members could not march. [read more…]
The U.S. Small Business Administration [SBA] Office of Veterans Business Development [OVBD] announced on Monday, Nov. 7, a $300,000 funding opportunity for women and veteran-owned businesses through its Women Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Program. The SBA [read more…]
Calvin Shields has been a service officer for 40 years at the National Association for Black Veterans, where he’s helped to address the unmet needs of minority and economically disadvantage veterans. [read more…]
The National Congress of Black Women hailed all military members on Veterans Day, thanking them for their service to the country. The group called on the communities of returning service members, particularly women troops, to help them readjust to civilian life where the government hasn’t.