Pillar: Supporting Military Families

12.04.2018 | Press

D.C.-area military families honored at special holiday celebration

“Former Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden, a proud military mom herself, took time to recognize the sacrifice military families make on behalf of their country.

“‘I want to say thank you to all the moms and dads and military families here,’ Biden said. ‘Thank you for your service. Thank you for your sacrifice. Thank you for being so brave.'”

11.08.2018 | Blog

Notes from the road: G’day from the land down under

By Rory Brosius, Advisor for Military Families   Have you ever heard that catch ‘80s earworm by Men at Work, […]

10.30.2018 | Press

Here’s How Dr. Jill Biden Continues Her Support for Military Spouses

While organizations such as MOAA have been critical to the recent successes in boosting employment and education opportunities for military spouses, Dr. Jill Biden reminded MOAA members in a recent video message that more work needs done.

“Military spouses are too valuable to be left on the sidelines,” said Biden in the video, adding that the Biden Foundation – a nonprofit created last year – is a founding sponsor of the Hiring 100K initiative, a program launched by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program in collaboration with Starbucks that’s designed to find jobs for 100,000 military spouses…

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10.26.2018 | News Releases

Remarks from Dr. Jill Biden at the USS Delaware christening ceremony

On Saturday, October 20, 2018, Dr. Jill Biden participated in the christening ceremony for the USS Delaware, a new Virginia-class […]

10.15.2018 | Blog

Notes from the road: Commemorating World Mental Health Day in London

By Mala Adiga and Rory Brosius Last week, we had the privilege to visit London and participate in the Global […]

10.05.2018 | Blog

Notes from the road: Let me tell you about my hometown…

By Rory Brosius, Advisor for Military Families If you’ve ever met me, you’ve likely heard me sing the praises of […]

09.24.2018 | Press

Aberdeen Proving Ground, Jill Biden honor sacrifices of Gold Star Mothers, Families Sunday

“Like a secret handshake, I can spot them,” Biden, the wife of former Vice President Joe Biden and guest speaker at Sunday’s brunch, told the crowd that included 38 Gold Star mothers. “I know the injustice of outliving a child, the pain of a future stolen away, of mourning forever a voice you’ll never hear.”

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09.06.2018 | Press

Dr. Jill Biden talks supporting veterans with ‘Walk of America’

Six veterans who just completed the 3-month, 1,000-mile “Walk of America” – Kev Carr, Adele Loar, Kemsley Whittlesea, Jonny Burns, Frankie Perez and Larry Hinkle – join Dr. Jill Biden live on TODAY to talk about bringing veterans’ mental health into the spotlight. “There are so many invisible wounds and all of these wounded warriors have experienced that,” Biden says. “To hear their stories, they’re just so inspiring.”

08.27.2018 | Blog

Back-to-school advice from the future, for military-connected kids

By Maggie Phillips, Biden Fellow for Military Families It’s the end of a long summer day.  My kids’ interactions are […]

07.27.2018 | Press

Joe and Jill Biden Are Committed to Supporting Veterans’ Mental and Physical Health

Former Vice President Joe and Dr. Jill Biden are calling attention to veterans’ issues as part of Walking With The Wounded. Six veterans from the U.S. and UK are walking 1,000 miles across America to raise awareness for mental health.

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07.25.2018 | Press

Former second lady Jill Biden stops in St. Louis as part of Walk of America

Former second lady Jill Biden visits St. Louis on Wednesday.

She has joined forces with Walk of America to help raise awareness for wounded veterans from the United States and the United Kingdom.

07.05.2018 | Blog

Notes from the Road: Meeting up with the Walk of America Team in Southern California

By Rory Brosius, Military Families Advisor If you’ve been following the Biden Foundation’s social media feed this summer, you probably […]

05.10.2018 | Blog

There’s no place like home for military-connected children

By Maggie Phillips, Biden Fellow for Military Families The most quoted line from The Wizard of Oz is the one […]

03.28.2018 | Press

New campaign opens a window onto the lives of military children

In April, the “Month of the Military Child,” a new campaign seeks to highlight those similarities. The Biden Foundation’s “Picturing Home” program invites military kids to express their idea of home through writing, art and photography.

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11.15.2017 | Blog

In observance of Veterans Day, Dr. Biden honors the military community in Atlanta and D.C.

Veterans Day provides us with an opportunity to express our gratitude to the service members, veterans, and military families who keep our country safe. Last Friday, Dr. Jill Biden, honorary co-chair of the Biden Foundation, participated in two events to honor the veteran and military community.

(Read more at the Biden Foundation blog.)