Alpharetta-based nonprofit Hire Heroes USA is the recipient of a three-year, $550,000 grant from the Altria Group to fund its veteran career transition program and services. The grant will help Hire Heroes USA assist over […]
Atlanta’s Department of Parks and Recreation Kicks-Off Coca-Cola’s Troops for Fitness Program City of Atlanta to employ military veterans to lead free fitness and health classes at select Atlanta recreation centers. The City of Atlanta’s […]
Atlanta (WAOK / AJC) — Grave sites at the Marietta National Cemetery will be adorned with wreaths on Saturday as a part of the national Wreaths Across America program, established to honor veterans. Volunteers with […]
Federal investigators are training veterans to help fight child pornography and online sexual exploitation.
The Georgia Department of Labor will sponsor Career Conferences and Hiring events for veterans on Thursday, Oct 17. in five cities across the state. Paychecks For Patriots will be the first initiative of its kind to […]
More than 6,000 homeless people live in metro Atlanta, according to a point-in-time count in January. Atlanta’s “Unsheltered No More” initiative is in keeping with a national movement toward a “housing first” approach, which advocates say is focused first and foremost on getting the homeless off the streets, and then providing them with any services and other help they may need.
On Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques- White we talked about Senator John McCain sneaking over to Syria for a meeting with the rebels. We also gave continued thanks to the veterans and also asked the question, […]
How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.
The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.
When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.