Supporting Our Veterans

December 15, 2011
By Rita Boland

Most deadlines for shipping cards and packages to warzones in time for the holidays have passed, but you can still send ecards to deployed loved ones overseas courtesy of Real Warriors

November 11, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

SIGNAL and AFCEA extend our admiration and gratitude to all veterans. We have produced a special veterans supplement publication full of information about programs that benefit veterans and words of support from U.S. citizens in many walks of life.

November 3, 2011
By Rita Boland

On Thursday, November 10, inns and bed and breakfasts around the U.S. and Canada are offering free rooms to veterans and a guest in observance of Veterans and Remembrance days.

October 24, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Birdies for the Brave is a PGA Tour Charities program that raises money for organizations established to support the military community. Two fundraising tournaments take place today and 11 more are scheduled before December 12.

October 13, 2011
By Rita Boland

Some wounded warriors may no longer be able to serve in war zones, but many still have a strong desire to serve their country. The Mission Continues ensures they have opportunities to do so.

October 4, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

This free Android app gives health care providers instant access to resources on improving care for service members and veterans suffering from a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).

September 29, 2011
By Rita Boland

This organization focuses on supporting warfighters and their families who are impacted by combat stress and post-traumatic stress disorder. The confidential and anonymous community offers free support and mental health resources to those dealing with these challenges after serving in wartime situations.

September 15, 2011
By Rita Boland

Go all in to support the troops at the USO of Metropolitan Washington's (USO-Metro's) 8th Annual Stars and Stripes Casino Night on Friday, October 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Sheraton National Hotel. Proceeds will benefit the military community through programs such as outreach to children with deployed parents, support services for spouses, emergency housing and wounded warrior care.

September 8, 2011
By Rita Boland

An initiative of Microsoft, Elevate America Veterans helps former troops and their spouses acquire the skills and resources necessary for success in the workplace. The effort brings together public, private and nonprofit organizations interested in contributing their expertise, cash or other assets.

August 11, 2011
By Rita Boland

This organization aids artists who served their country in the military promote their works and careers in the mainstream arts world.

August 4, 2011
By Rita Boland

Veterans, activists and artists come together through this organization that provides a cathartic outlet for those who have served in the U.S. military. Through art-making workshops, veterans can share their personal wartime experiences as well as expand on the traditional stories surrounding military service and culture.

August 3, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

An agreement between the two largest civilian employers in the Defense Department expands hiring programs for disabled veterans.

July 28, 2011
By Rita Boland

The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) launched Real Warriors in 2007 to help returning service members, veterans and their loved ones deal with invisible wounds such as traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder.

July 21, 2011
By Rita Boland

Since 2004, this organization has offered support to Marines and their loved ones in Florida. In addition to working for active-duty families, the group reaches out to reservists, retired Marines, veterans, wounded warriors and those in boot camp or the delayed entry program.

June 2, 2011
By Rita Boland

This North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA) program offers different types of assistance and therapy to veterans through equine activities.

May 27, 2011
By Rita Boland

The SIGNAL staff extends its appreciation to our service men and women, veterans and their families this Memorial Day. Because freedom isn't free.

May 26, 2011
By Rita Boland

Military members transitioning to the civilian workplace have a new resource for their job searches courtesy of the U.S. Defense Department.

April 28, 2011
By Rita Boland

Rising above U.S. Interstate 95 from a site adjacent to Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, this museum serves as a tribute to former, current and future U.S. Marines.

April 21, 2011
By Rita Boland

Scheduled to open to the public in 2015, this facility located at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, will be the U.S. Army's national landmark.

April 7, 2011
By Rita Boland

This initiative launched by the U.S. Defense Department has several purposes to recognize the varied sacrifices and triumphs of the Vietnam War.

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