• Black Army Veteran’s historical stand paves way for changes

    Just under 70 years ago, an Army Veteran’s stand against racial injustice changed interstate transportation. Sarah Keys was a young, Black soldier serving at Fort Dix, New Jersey. She traveled on her way home to Washington, North Carolina, Aug. 1, 1952.

  • Honoring Vets: Carry The Load partners with VA’s national cemeteries

    For the third year in a row, Carry The Load is partnering with VA’s national cemeteries to honor and remember America’s heroes during Memorial May.

  • Virtual Wall of Faces almost complete, needs remaining photos

    As Vietnam War Veterans Day nears March 29, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation’s Wall of Faces is nearly complete but needs help from the public to track down the last few dozen photos.

  • #HonoringVets: Army Veteran Lori Piestewa

    Lori Piestewa, a single mother of two, hoped to one day realize her goal of attaining a college degree. But in April 2003, she became the first Native American soldier and the first woman to die in the Iraq War. For this #NNAHM, we honor her service.

  • Veterans Day History and 2020 Teacher Resource Guide

    Learn more about Veterans Day history and download the Veterans Day Teacher Resource Guide.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Vale Harless

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Vale Harless, who served with the 10th Mountain Division in Europe during World War II.

  • Create an online memorial for a loved one on the Veterans Legacy Memorial Website

    The Veterans Legacy Memorial website is the nation’s first digital platform dedicated entirely to the memory of the 3.7 million Veterans interred in VA national cemeteries.

  • Jonathan Hagerman: Life behind bars

    Marine Corps Veteran Jonathan Hagerman founded the Dirt Therapy Project with his wife, Alexandra. Their nonprofit helps Veterans by connecting through mountain biking.

  • VA Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War

    This year, VA again joins more than 11,000 organizations across the country as a commemorative partner supporting the Department of Defense in this Vietnam War Commemoration.

  • Sailors visit Oklahoma VA, honor Veterans who came before them

    Navy sailors recently visited the Oklahoma VA to pay tribute to the Veterans who went before them, marching in cadence, and singing throughout the hospital.

  • WWII Veteran returns to Normandy for 75th Anniversary of D-Day

    On June 6, 1944, Onofrio “No-No” Zicari stormed Omaha Beach in one of the deadliest battles of World War II: D-Day.

  • VA’s national cemeteries to host Memorial Day ceremonies

    This year, VA is partnering with Carry The Load as they honor fallen Veterans along an 11,500-mile relay, visiting 26 national cemeteries across the country during the month leading up to Memorial Day.

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