United States Armed Forces


5 Facts to Know About the Post-9/11 GI Bill

The GI Bill, which began as the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, has its roots in the WWII era. The goal was to give returning veterans the tools to acclimate and succeed in everyday civilian life. At the time, benefits included low-cost home mortgages, low-cost loans to start businesses, and some form of unemployment payments for up to one year after leaving the military...

Commemorating Veterans Day

Veterans Day is observed on November 11, a day set aside to recognize and celebrate military service members for their dedication and loyalty. The meaning of Veterans Day has evolved over the years. The day was first commemorated after World War I, which ended with an armistice declared on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month between the Allied Powers and Germany...