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Veterans Day extra special for new U.S. citizens

Veterans Day 2021 will be extra special for 12 military members, who will celebrate it as U.S. citizens for the first time following a ceremony Nov. 9 at U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services headquarters in Maryland. The service members were from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps, hailing from 10 different countries.

By |November 10th, 2021|Top Stories|5 Comments

Together We Served launches new ‘Veteran Finder’ app for Veterans Day

Together We Served offers Veterans the opportunity to find and connect with people they served with using its new FREE ‘Veteran Finder’ App.

By |November 10th, 2021|#VetResources, VSO / Partners|32 Comments

Every day is Veterans Day at VA

As we celebrate Veterans Day this week, there is no better time to reaffirm what our mission means to us here at VA. With over 9 million Veterans counting on us for quality health care, we start every day with a commitment to making life better for the men and women who protect our freedom and our country. We believe it’s up to all of [...]

By |November 9th, 2021|Employment, VA Careers|3 Comments

The origin of Women Veterans Day

Why do we need Women Veterans Day? Women Veterans Day, also referred to as Women Veterans Recognition Day and Women Veterans Appreciation Day, is the anniversary of the day the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act (pub.L. 80–625, 62 Stat. 356) was signed into law by President Harry S. Truman on June 12, 1948. Prior to then, only women nurses could serve in the regular and reserve forces during peacetime.

By |June 12th, 2021|Honoring Vets, Top Stories, Women Veterans|13 Comments
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