United States President-elect Donald J. Trump and Musician Kanye West pose for photographers in the lobby of Trump Tower Donald Trump transition meetings, New York.
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Trump Makes Time For Kanye West, But Not Veterans Groups
President-elect Donald Trump met with rapper Kanye West, but hasn’t faced veterans yet.
A U.S. soldier carries the American Flag during the 25K Danish Contingency, or DANCON, ruck march at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, May 3, 2016.
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Why The Pentagon Must Forgive Unfair Debts And Pay Back Enlistment Bonuses
Men and women who sign up to serve our country must not be forced to shoulder the weight of mistakes made by the government they stand up to serve.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during the Commander in Chief Forum hosted by NBC, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, in New York.
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6 WTF Moments From The Commander-In-Chief Forum
There were several times over the course of the event when you just had to ask, “what the f*ck?”
Gary Johnson, right, and his vice presidential candidate, William Weld, at the first Libertarian Party political rally of the 2016 campaign season, University of Nevada, Aug. 5, 2016.
Community
Slacktivism Won’t Get Gary Johnson Onto The Debate Stage
There are too many people complaining about the status quo and not taking action to make a difference.
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Clinton And Trump To Participate In First-Ever Veterans Town Hall
Veterans nonprofit Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America will host the first-ever veterans town hall forum with the 2016 presidential candidates.
A screenshot of Vetmoji, a new mobile app by the veteran advocacy group Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America and Kapps Media, a social technology company in Santa Monica, California.
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You Can Now Send Military-Themed Emojis To Your Friends With New App
IAVA just launched a new mobile app with “vetmojis,” which are exactly what you think they are.
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Veterans Benefits
Has The Post-9/11 GI Bill Seen Its First Cut?
New legislation would reduce the housing allowance for dependents using the GI Bill. That has some advocates worried.
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Here’s Where The 2016 Presidential Candidates Stand On Veterans Issues
While the candidates boost their platforms, their stances on veterans become a key focus.
Soldiers of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division salute the American flag as the United States anthem is being played during their departure ceremony at historic Fort Snelling May 22, 2011.
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Saying ‘Thanks For Your Service’ Doesn’t Cut It Anymore
It will take every American citizen to improve the lives of vets who raised their right hands in defense of our freedoms.
On April 16, 2015, IAVA members and supporters stood with IAVA Founder and CEO Paul Rieckhoff at New York's City Hall to urge Mayor Bill de Blasio to reverse his opposition to City Council Bill 314.
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New York City Mayor Reverses Opposition On Veterans Department Bill
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has reportedly been swayed in favor of a bill to create a Department of Veterans Services for the city.
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Career
Why We Need Veteran-Hiring Advocates
Until the role of veteran hiring-advocate exists in every company, those of us in a position to champion the cause have an obligation to do so.