What’s right with America.
What’s right with America.
Anonymous confessions on the secret-sharing app Whisper capture the complicated lives of soldiers in the field and at home.
After facing criticism for what she calls a “harmless joke” about World War II veterans, comedian Natasha Leggero wrote a pretty perfect response, without apologizing.
Aw man, look at her face!
Faced with dwindling resources, U.S. mayors are asking Congress for help as they’re distributing more food and dealing with more homelessness.
The town of Lancaster, Calfiornia is making sure one local veteran has a proper place to call home.
Never underestimate the power of a new haircut.
Protesters started chanting, “Whose side are you on?”
They might tear down the barricades at the Lincoln Memorial next — and pee on the trees — to protest Washington dysfunction. “People here need to be thinking about serving their country and not their own sorry butts.”
If memory serves, WWII veterans have a bit of experience with storming a place and holding their positions.
Guaranteed to make you smile!
After marathon sessions of public debate, the San Antonio City Council passed 8-3 a non-discrimination ordinance to ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The council also added protections for veterans.
Well, that’s embarrassing…
“Trayvon Martin was likelier to have been one of those kids who killed Delbert Belton than to have been an innocent victim like him.”
“The repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ was a monumental achievement for our military and for our country; however, it did not finish the entire job of ensuring that our gay and lesbian service members and their families are treated equally under the law,” the New Hampshire senator says.
He helped light the flame and everything.
What social responsibility looks like for the world’s biggest social network.
Blade Anthony, a veteran suffering from PTSD, found a reason to live after he got DD from Pets for Vets.
Happy Veteran’s Day.
The Illinois Congressional candidate and former Veterans Affairs official has been exhorted by her opponent Joe Walsh to stop talking about her time in Iraq. She talked to BuzzFeed Shift about why she won’t be doing that — and how the military needs to change to reduce sexual assault.
While you’re enjoying your day off, take a moment of silence for everyone who has given their lives for others. Happy Memorial Day.
Watch this short film about the Honor Flight charity that helps veterans to see their memorials, often for the first time. The filmmakers are hoping to generate 50,000 views this Memorial Day weekend to help raise the visibility of Honor Flight.
And there are bunny ears. The First Lady and the First Dog visit the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and bring some Easter cheer to wounded service members and their families.
Rep. Tim Griffin says he wants to end student veterans delays for tuition, rent. The VA says they’re speeding payments after a BuzzFeed report.
The VA apologizes, but calls the problem “isolated.” “Immediate corrective actions” promised.
Student veterans take out loans, miss classes, and face eviction as Obama Administration falls short on 2009 promise. “It just feels like you’re being disrespected.”
Thousands gathered in downtown St. Louis on Saturday to celebrate the return of our troops and the end of the Iraq War. Welcome home.
This guy may be the biggest troll I’ve ever seen. He’s trolling “sheeple” who buy things for veterans. Or he’s trolling us and making it all up. Regardless, epic troll is
epic a jackass.
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Honor veterans today by learning more about who they are and what they’re going through. These are realisticâ€”though not necessarily niceâ€”things to think about when you think about veterans.