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May 15, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

A new Android app provides enjoyable activity suggestions to help service members returning from combat deployments improve their moods and overcome depression.

May 10, 2012
By Rita Boland

This website exists to connect companies looking to hire veterans with the former service members right for the positions.

April 26, 2012
By Rita Boland

The TAPS tragedy assistance organization is seeking current military members or recent veterans to serve as mentors for children and teens attending the Good Grief Camp.

April 19, 2012
By Rita Boland

Just when you think Disney can't get any better, the company announces a plan to hire at least 1,000 veterans.

April 5, 2012
By Rita Boland

This year's NAB Show features a concert to honor the military on April 15.

March 15, 2012
By Rita Boland

Catastrophically wounded or ill service members and people involved in their care can access the Special Compensation for Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (SCAADL) calculator to determine the amount of stipend they can receive to help cover nonmedical expenses.

March 6, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

A new app from the U.S. Defense Department provides wounded warriors with a comprehensive mobile resource guide. The Compensation and Benefits Handbook for Wounded, Ill and Injured Members of the Armed Forces is available for Android and iOS devices.

March 1, 2012
By Rita Boland

This partnership between Operation Homefront and Chase Bank will give at least 100 wounded-warrior, military and veterans' families their own permanent homes this year.

February 9, 2012
By Rita Boland

All applications for the $1,500 scholarships must be received at a commissary location by Feb. 24.

February 2, 2012
By Rita Boland

Promoting the idea that "Kids Deploy Too!" when they see parents go to battle overseas, Military Kids Connect offers children of the armed forces an online forum to network with others in the same situation.

January 19, 2012
By Rita Boland

American Hometown Heroes connects veterans who want to start companies with marketing and other support from independent Yellow Pages publishers.

January 12, 2012
By Rita Boland

Send your manufacturers' coupons-even expired ones-to the Troopons program, and they'll go to military families who can use them.

December 22, 2011
By Rita Boland

Medal of Honor Winner Sgt. Dakota Meyer, USMC, wants to raise $2 million to fund educational opportunities for the children of wounded Marines and Navy Corpsmen.

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

December 8, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

This musical compilation offers buyers a chance to celebrate Christmas, help the military community and receive a reminder of all their blessings in one compact disc. All the songs are wholly or partially sung by the children of troops killed in battle after 9/11.

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 6, 2011
By Rita Boland

The Code of Support Foundation has created a code that transitions the phrase "support our troops" into meaningful promises that actually benefit troops, veterans and their families. Citizens can read the pledge online and then electronically sign it to become part of the Corps of Support, a dispersed group of people who take action to help the military community.

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.

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