President Barack Obama honored U.S. service members at a Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery this morning, urging the nation to increase their support for veterans of the country’s most recent wars.
First lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden are starting a campaign to support military families that includes commitments from Wal-Mart Stores Inc ., Sears Holdings Corp . and Siemens AG . Retired General Stanley McChrystal will help lead the effort to educate, employ and mentor U.S. service members and their families.
President Barack Obama holds the first White House summit highlighting the role that community colleges play in educating workers, an effort boosted by a $35 million donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.