President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he would "gladly" visit U.S. troops at combat zones overseas "at some point" after being asked why he hasn't yet made such a trip after nearly two years in office.
Lots of people want to be ski instructors at the Okemo Mountain Resort. Nobody gets rich doing it, but there are perks, including a free season pass and half-price meals at the Sitting Bull Bar & Lounge. Named one of the best places to work in Vermont for five years running, Okemo employs more than 400 instructors, who run “a really wide gamut,” according to Chris Saylor, the school’s director. So when a 74-year-old retiree applied for the gig a few years back, Saylor didn’t think much of it. The man skied well and had a friendly, patient demeanor. He also seemed to embody the company’s core values: safety, service, sustainability and teamwork.
On July 28, Khizr Khan stood with his wife on the stage of the Democratic National Convention and talked of the loss of a child while rebuking Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump for his views on immigrants.
Last week veterans spoke at the George W. Bush Institute in an effort to raise awareness on veterans affairs, with special attention being placed on the transition of veterans back into the civilian world.