Last week, President Barack Obama announced that September 28th, 2014, is Gold Star Mother’s and Family Day. Everyday, we salute those who have worn the uniform and the families who stand by them.
“With courage and resilience, [the Gold Star mothers and families] preserve the memories of the brave men and women we have lost by giving back to their communities and working toward a better future. As a Nation, we will always honor the sacrifice these families have made.” -President Obama
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Veterans don’t need handouts, they need opportunities! Got Your 6 is proud to see partner Volunteers of America pilot a new program that engages veterans to create solutions through opportunity. http://bit.ly/1mUOWmO
“There is a huge value to committing to an audacious goal, even if it is not met. Folks no one ever thought would get off the streets are getting help. It changes the vision of what’s possible.” - Beth Sandor of Community Solutions.
MCEC’s CEO skillfully articulates one reason the larger civilian community needs to consider the military family community when making decisions and policy. http://bit.ly/XwLRgv