Meet the veteran who is rallying progressives in the military community

Over the last two years, as the country has grappled with a contentious and difficult election, the Mueller investigation, and subsequent fall out, veteran and military families have often found themselves represented–or misrepresented–in the political arena and media. Pam Campos-Palma, an Air Force veteran, thinks that it’s time military-connected families regain their agency, especially those […]

Warrior Games make triumphant return to Colorado Springs

Community and business leaders joined representatives of the military at the Air Force Academy February 15 to mark the 100-day countdown until athletes arrive in Colorado for the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games. Now in their ninth year, the Warrior Games are returning to Colorado Springs, the city that hosted the inaugural Games in […]

Syracuse University gets $20M gift for veterans center

Syracuse University has received a $20 million gift to help pay for its National Veterans Resource Center at the corner of Waverly and South Crouse avenues. The donation from Daniel D’Aniello, a 1968 SU graduate, and his wife, Gayle, is one of the single largest gifts in SU’s history. D’Aniello is co-founder and chairman emeritus […]

Make these Navy vet bakery Valentine’s Day treats

Joselle’s Bakery in Temecula, California doesn’t just serve up delicious pastries — it’s owned and operated by a veteran spouse and her Navy veteran husband. And now they want to share some of their delicious recipes with you just in time for Valentine’s Day. Luis Surla and his spouse Olivia, a pastry chef, started the business after Luis left his […]

Second lady Karen Pence advocates art therapy for wounded warriors

Speaking with Second Lady Karen Pence during her recent visit to the Intrepid Spirit Center here, it’s apparent that championing art therapy is not just an initiative, but a passion. Pence’s passion is driven by the human and scientific evidence of art therapy’s healing properties. “People think its arts and crafts, but that’s not what art therapy is,” she […]