HUDVAG “Walk In Their Foot Steps” New Boot/Shoe Collection Gearing Up for 2018 Giveaways

                  On Thursday, March 8, 2017, employees from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), a component of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), requested the HUD/VAG Chair (Walter Elmore) to visit their office in Washington, D.C., for the purpose of delivering sixty (60) […]

Voices of Service perform for the CFC at African American Museum

Voices of Service (VOS) performed at the African American Museum, in Washington, D.C. VOS consists of veterans and active duty service member talent, including musicians and singers, who have been chosen to perform in support of veteran organizations, government agencies, military bases, corporate functions, and other events that that are supported by the Center for […]

Join Friends at the WWII Memorial this Spring!

Tuesday, April 18th Doolittle Raid 75th Anniversary Commemoration Thursday, May 4th Battle of the Coral Sea 75th Anniversary Commemoration Monday May 8th V-E Day Observance Monday, May 29th Memorial Day Observance Saturday, June 3rd Battle of Midway 75th Anniversary Commemoration Tuesday, June 6th D-Day Commemoration If you are a WWII veteran, or know of one, […]

2017 NCRC Annual Conference

2017 National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) Annual Conference is scheduled for March 28-30, 2017 at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC. The theme for this year’s conference is “Creating a Just Economy” keynote addresses will be presented by prominent officials and leaders in the field such as Sherrod Brown, U.S. Senator for Ohio, Richard […]

Combat Female Veterans Honored at International Women’s Day at the Kernersville VA Health Care Center, March 8, 2017.

My name is Sandra Robinson; I am an Operation Desert Storm Combat Veteran. On March 8, 2017, “International Women’s Day” Kernersville VA Health Care Center will be celebrating a new program “Combat Female Veteran Life After War” from 9am-4pm. The VA leadership will be there around 11-1pm. Come meet and greet your local Combat Female […]

African American/Black History Month: Black Military History – First African American Female Soldier From Maryland Killed in Iraq

According to the United States Department of Defense, Media Contact (Army Public Affairs) on August 15, 2005, the Department of Defense announced death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. “Specialist Toccara R. Green, 23, of Rosedale, Maryland, died on August 14, 2005, in Al Asad, Iraq, where multiple improvised explosive devices detonated […]

Honorable David J. Shulkin has been (unanimously) confirmed as Secretary for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) (Washington Post/by Lisa Rein)

  By Lisa Rein Politics (Washington Post) “David J. Shulkin, an internist and longtime health administrator, was unanimously confirmed Monday to lead the troubled Veterans Affairs Department, becoming the first of President Trump’s Cabinet picks to be embraced by all Republicans and Democrats. He is the sole holdover from the Obama administration. No senators dissented on […]