First Lady Michelle Obama is taking on a topic that many have swept under carpet. The need of assisting our homeless veterans. She's urging landlords of vacant properties to turn them into housing for our veterans.
If you are one of the brave and proud 1.8 million female veterans in the United States, and are currently engaged to be married, you need to head to Castranovo Bridals Shop on North Main Street in Rockford right now!
During Sunday nights Blackhawks game I saw a story about an organization that the team supports called Rags of Honor. This company helps our returning veterans and those that are homeless get back on their feet while providing job training.
Veteran’s Day is coming up on Wednesday. November 11th is the day we celebrate the women and men who make the ultimate sacrifice for our country everyday. Take a moment and thank a service man or woman.
Going to college can be a bit overwhelming for anyone. In the case for veterans returning to school it is even more daunting. That's why one NIU student group is helping them acclimate to living a civilian life as a student.
When local veteran Jim Buckingham left the military in 1984 he found himself struggling to readjust, which eventually led to a life on the streets. That life is something Buckingham hopes to prevent for other local veterans, and he has an awesome five year plan to get it done.