Alexander Martinez-Urbina is congratulated on his achievement by Lt Col Mark Christiansen, commander of the Leatherneck Battalion

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (December 15, 2023) — Back in May, Alexander Martinez-Urbina of Round Lake Beach, Illinois, was listed in the program for Monmouth College's 166th Commencement Exercises, along with nearly 200 other members of the Class of 2023.

SUGAR GROVE, ILLINOIS (November 3, 2023) — As Veterans Day approaches and the holiday season draws near, Illinois Joining Forces is proud to unveil its latest initiative, Operation Connect-A-Vet as part of Operation Connect Illinois CARES. This initiative is designed to ensure that every Veteran feels connected.

ERLANGER, KENTUCKY (October 3, 2023) — DAV (Disabled American Veterans), the congressionally chartered voice of America’s disabled veterans, is excited to announce the launch of its latest innovation — DAV Caregivers Support.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (June 27, 2023) — The Rock Island Arsenal Museum will re-open Thursday, June 29, 2023, after being closed for more than three years. There will be an official ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:30AM to mark the occasion and to celebrate the return of the installation and greater Quad-Cities landmark of military history and heritage of the region. The museum originally opened on July 4, 1905, and is the second-oldest museum in the US Army.

AMES, IOWA (May 19, 2023) — Professional race-car driver Colin Garrett’s 11/11 Veteran Project is providing two speakers for the Iowa Veterans Entrepreneurship Conference at Iowa State University on June 2, 2023.

AMES, IOWA (May 17, 2023) — Home Base Iowa, America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa, and the Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship at Iowa State University, are proud to announce the upcoming Iowa Veterans Entrepreneurship Conference

The Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation is honoring all Iowa survivor families with a commemorative garden flag bearing with words “Remember and Honor.” Survivor Outreach Services joined employees of Iowa Select Farms in assembling packages for over 600 Iowa families

FAYETTE, IOWA (September 17, 2021) To further assist the entire military family achieve their academic and career goals, Upper Iowa University (UIU) announced in September 2020 the creation of the Military Family Grant.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (August 5, 2021) — Veterans who move into Scott County and purchase a home now may be eligible for up to $8,250 in relocation incentives thanks to a new partnership between Scott County and Home Base Iowa (HBI).

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 22, 2019) — Governor Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa to fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, November 22, 2019 to honor fallen Marine Corps Reserve Private Channing R Whitaker.