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7/22/15

VA to Congress: Address the budget shortfall

A major budget shortfall could lead to the closure of a handful of hospitals next month, says the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. Msnbc’s Ronan Farrow reports on what the VA is asking Congress to do in order to address the problem.

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6/23/15 | Next Steps for Vets Blog

500,000 Heroes Hired!

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes and Capital One are excited to announce that more than half a million veterans and military spouses have been hired through the Hiring 500,000 Heroes initiative. Learn more about this major milestone here: Please Activate Javascript

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1/1/15 | NBC News

The Year That Was: See the Most Powerful Images of 2014

See the most powerful images of the year.

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12/26/14 | NBC News

Tom Brokaw and Angelina Jolie on ‘Unbroken’ Hero Louis Zamperini

NBC’s Tom Brokaw followed director Angelina Jolie as she brought “Unbroken,” a film about the remarkable life of Louis Zamperini, to the big screen.

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12/23/14 | NBC News

Snowball Express Brings Cheer to Kids of Fallen Military Heroes

Every December, hundreds of children and spouses of fallen veterans are invited aboard the Snowball Express for four days of holiday fun.

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12/16/14 | NBC News

Watch 2014’s Most Amazing Photos

View the year’s best news photography from around the world.

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12/15/14 | NBC News

Remembering Pioneers in Photography, Politics and Baseball Cards

Brian Williams says goodbye to Hollywood photographer Phil Stern, father of the modern baseball card Sy Berger, and political guru David Garth.

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12/13/14 | NBC News

Longtime Congressman John Dingell Hospitalized

Rep. John Dingell, a WWII veteran and the longest-serving congressman of all time, suffered a fall one day after casting his last vote in the House.

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12/9/14 | NBC News

‘Simon’ Inventor Ralph Baer Dies at 92

Ralph Baer, the inventor of the first home video game console, has died at the age of 92.

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12/7/14 | NBC News

Day of Infamy: Veterans Mark Pearl Harbor Anniversary

Veterans who survived the Pearl Harbor attack gathered for the anniversary of the Japanese bombing that launched the United States into World War II.

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