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  • "Valor knows no gender"

    Yesterday President Obama and Defense Secretary Panetta made history when they announced that at long last, more military positions, including ground combat units, will be opened to women. This is a major recognition, not only of all the women who are currently serving overseas, but of all the women who have ever worn our country's uniform. For me, that's personal.

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  • Today, every American can be proud that our military will grow even stronger with our mothers, wives, sisters and daughters playing a greater role in protecting this country we love. – President Barack Obama
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    General Colin Powell endorsed Barack Obama for another four years. Watch this video of Powell explaining why he's voting for our commander in chief, then make sure your friends and family see it.

    General Colin Powell endorsed Barack Obama for another four years as president. Watch this video of Powell explaining why he's voting for our commander in chief, then make sure your friends and family see it.

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National Conference on Mental Health
June 3, 2013
President Obama directed the 152 Veteran Affairs health centers across the country to hold mental health summits focused on better servicing and understanding the needs of veterans and their families.
Joining Forces Hiring Commitment
April 30, 2013
Two years ago, President Obama challenged private businesses to hire 100,000 veterans by 2013. Since then, businesses have nearly tripled that goal and committed to hiring almost 435,000 veterans over the next five years.
Training Veterans in High Growth Professions
April 29, 2013
First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled a new public-private partnership dedicated to helping thousands of transitioning veterans earn Information Technology certifications in high growth professions.
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