For the fifth consecutive year, Congressman Denny Heck, a House Democrat representing Washington state's 10th Congressional District, is empowering school students to show their thanks to military veterans through the Valentines for Veterans program.
The nation's economy is only as strong as the talents of the people who work in it.
The Veterans Incubator for Better Entrepreneurship (VIBE) at the University of Washington Tacoma has for several years been a resource provider for military veterans seeking support and mentorship in starting their own business.
Every year, veterans receive mail about joining the American Legion. Many fill out the cards and return them. However, they are not yet official members at that point and are referred to as Legionnaires.
In 2013, AT&T made the commitment to hire 10,000 veterans "into career opportunities" over the next five years. By 2015, the company had exceeded its goal, hiring more than 11,500 vets during that two-year period.
Two words one would never have predicted would be in the same sentence: combat and flip-flop.