Center City: Camouflage Inside The Union League

Center City: Camouflage Inside The Union League

The Union League of Philadelphia has always had ties to the military, beginning with its inception in 1862 to support Abraham Lincoln and the Union. The elite, members-only club is continuing this tradition through its Veterans Initiative, which launched in March. Earlier this year, Union League member and Army veteran Mary Hagy got together with […]

 

Veterans’ Affairs: Leadership Boot Camp

Veterans’ Affairs: Leadership Boot Camp

The question “if not me, then who?” is central to a new program developed by the Travis Manion Foundation. In the Al Anbar Province of Iraq, 1st Lieutenant Travis Manion was killed when his group was attacked while searching a suspected insurgent’s home. Inspired by his service his family created the Travis Manion Foundation in his honor. […]

 By Jaime R. Joseph and Isabel B. Garcia

Al Dia: Homeless To Hopeful

Al Dia: Homeless To Hopeful

  The homeless population in Philadelphia is not just made up of people that have encountered hardships from not having a job, but many of them are veterans of the armed forces whom haven’t been able to adjust back into society after returning from the battlefields. Those impacted the hardest tend to be veterans that […]