JROTC Students Give Back to Retired Military Veterans

By Robert W. Mitchell | USMC/Army Veteran and Community Outreach Coordinator Hundreds of students, teachers, leaders and chaperones from Junior Officers? Reserve Training Corps (JROTC) chapters around the country donated dozens of care packages and comfort boxes to the veterans of the Armed Forces Retirement Home, Washington, D.C. (AFRH-W) recently. The packages were full of […]

Catholic Charities Affiliate Volunteers for Military Retirees

By Robert W. Mitchell | USMC/Army Veteran and Community Outreach Coordinator A committed group of teenage and adult volunteers from the faith-based group Encounter the Gospel of Life, Inc. took time out of their busy summer vacation to volunteer with military veterans at the Armed Forces Retirement Home here in Washington, D.C. in September 2018. […]

Veterans Day Resource Fair and Veterans Day Ceremony

    The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) will participate in this year’s “Veterans Day Ceremony: WW I Centennial (1918-2018): We Will Never Forgotten” and Veterans Day Resource Fair co-hosted by the Veterans Employee Association and HUD’s Veterans Affinity Group (VAG) on November 8, 2018 in Washington, DC.  This event is scheduled for […]

PROTECTING THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) IN THE FARM BILL

  ISSUE #36, SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 Millions of Americans Continue to Struggle Against Poverty; Protecting and Strengthening SNAP is an Essential Response FRAC, September 12, 2018 Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau show a small, not statistically significant decline in the poverty rate, from 12.7 percent in 2016 to 12.3 percent in 2017. The […]

Celebrating the life and legacy of Sen. John McCain: A Real American Hero – A life of Service

  Our deepest condolences go to the family of the Honorable Senator John McCain, Commander, USN, A real American Hero who gave a life of service serving a cause greater than oneself. The life of John McCain: (FoxNews) (FoxNews) (James Bullock, Source: As credited (Sun 26 Aug 2018 05.28 EDT Last) _’We Will Never Forget’_ […]

Welcome Home, Veterans! Veterans Benefits Fair Washington, DC, Veterans Affairs Medical Center

On Saturday, July 28, 2018, the Washington, DC, Veterans Affairs Medical Center sponsored “Welcome Home, Veterans” to all Veterans and transitioning service members, with the support and professional assistance of the VA Voluntary Service, Vet Centers, VBA, Transition and Care Management and the Mental Health Advisory Council, along with 28 VA and Community Partners, including […]