Here’s President Trump’s First Address to Congress

By ShareAmerica President Trump delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress on February 28. THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States — and citizens of
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Europe, US Mark 70th Anniversary of VE Day

VOA News Europe and the U.S. are marking Friday the 70th anniversary of what is known as Victory in Europe Day, or VE Day - the day in 1945 when Nazi troops laid down their arms, ending World War II on the continent. In his weekly address, released early for the occasion, (more...)

The Lesson Congress Should Learn from the VA Scandal

By Lee H. Hamilton Like other federal scandals before it, the mess involving VA hospitals has followed a well-trod path. First comes the revelation of misdoing. Then comes the reaction: a shocked public, an administration on the defensive, grandstanding members of Congress. Finally, major reform bills get introduced, debated, then put (more...)

Obama at Omaha Beach on 70th Anniversary of D-Day

PRESIDENT OBAMA: President Hollande; to the people of France; friends; the family; our veterans: If prayer were made of sound, the skies over England that night would have deafened the world. Captains paced their decks. Pilots tapped their gauges. Commanders pored over maps, fully aware that for all the months of (more...)

Applebee’s Continues Tradition of FREE Thank You Meals to Veterans

his Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, Applebee’s is once again continuing the tradition the brand started five years ago by thanking our nation’s veterans and active duty military and inviting them to their neighborhood Applebee’s for a FREE Thank You Meal. Applebee’s expects to (more...)

New License Plates Honor Decorated Military Heroes

Pennsylvania now offers a new series of license plates designed to honor our veterans and active duty members of the Armed Forces who have received medals for their heroic actions, according to state Sen. Mike Stack. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) now offers plates displaying the Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished (more...)

Policy Committee Panel Discussion Focuses on Returning Veterans

Young veterans returning to civilian life are facing an uphill battle at home as they seek employment, a fact that prompted today’s panel discussion hosted by the Senate Democratic Policy Committee today in Philadelphia. “Our veterans have made tremendous sacrifices serving in some of the most (more...)