3 Ways to Honor a Veteran This Week

As I sat in the waiting room of a Veterans Affairs hospital on Veterans Day 2014, a school teacher asked if I was a veteran. Her fifth-grade class had written thank-you notes to veterans, and she had taken the day to distribute them at the hospital. I felt more honored by what a fifth-grade student wrote in my card than […]

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Obama Honors Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day

Marks first Memorial Day since 9/11 without ground troops in combat President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery on Memorial Day to honor the men and women who have died serving in the U.S. military. Their sacrifice, he said, is “a debt we will never repay.” Speaking in front of more than […]

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Bill Clinton Says Obama Should Honor ‘You Can Keep It’ Health Care Promise

Former President Bill Clinton waded into the ongoing controversy over President Barack Obama’s troubled promise that those who like their health insurance can keep it, encouraging the president to uphold that commitment. “I personally believe, even if it takes a change in the law the president should honor the commitment that the federal government made to those people and let […]

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Memorial Day: Obama to Honor Fallen Troops

President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the nation’s fallen warriors on Memorial Day, attending a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and honoring those who died during the Vietnam War. The president was to participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery near Washington, and then marking the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam […]

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