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  • Ways to Give Back to Veterans

    4th Battalion Soldier and Veteran

    With Veterans Day approaching, it can be difficult to know how you can contribute and give back to our nation's wounded warriors. There are many charities focused on everything from veterans assistance to more targeted organizations focused solely on Special Forces soldiers. If you want to support veterans and servicemen and women this November (or any time during the year), here are a few good places to start. Disabled American Veterans Dis... more

  • 2016 National Veterans Day Poster Contest

    The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking artists to submit their entries to the 2016 National Veterans Day poster contest. Submissions must: (1) be 18" x 24" at 300 dots per inch, scale down submissions to 9"x12"; (2) represent veterans from all branches of service; (3) reflect the diversity of our Veteran and military population in terms o... more

  • NASDAQ Bell: Ringing the Freedom Bell Through a Life of Adversity

    American flag

    I am not a normal woman – I have had an atypical path in life. I've endured love, death, mental illness, cancer and the privilege of defending our country. Through it all, I've worked as hard as possible. I do not want pity and I do not want fame. Because of the path I've chosen, I remind myself each day to be grateful to stand on U.S. soil and smile without a second thought.   To represent my pride and gratitude for the opportunities I... more

  • Veterans Group Wants Return of 'Armistice Day'

    Armistice Day, Nov 11, 1923, at Arlington National Cemetery, with Secretary of War John Weeks, Pres. Calvin Coolidge, and Asst. Secretary of the Navy Franklin D. Roosevelt paying tribute to the Unknown Soldier. (Library of Congress photo)

    As veterans groups go, Veterans For Peace is small in number -- about 3,500 members across the country. But for the past five years, at least, the group has acted big -- pressing its members to ring bells on Nov. 11 to mark Armistice Day, the precursor to Veterans Day, to reclaim the day for what they say it was originally intended: marking an end to war and a call for peace. "Over the years, Veterans Day has become more about glorifying mil... more

  • LIVESTREAM: Veterans Day Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery

    Arlington National Cemetery

    President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Ash Carter, and Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will take part in the 62nd Veterans Day observance at Arlington National Cemetery, Va. /p> more

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