Announcing New Hiring Commitments for Veterans and Military Spouses

As part of the Joining Forces initiative, the President, Vice President, First Lady and Dr. Jill Biden make a significant employment announcement for veterans and military spouses.

President Obama Holds a News Conference

President Obama answers questions from the press in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room.

First Lady Michelle Obama at the Naval Academy

On Wednesday, April 17, as part of her Joining Forces initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama visited the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD and attended a bill signing with Governor Martin O’Malley for the Veterans Full Employment Act of 2013.

Joining Forces to Provide Jobs for Military Families

Joining Forces is dedicated to connecting our servicemen and women, veterans and military spouses with the resources they need to find jobs at home. Learn more at http://www.joiningforces.gov

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama talk in the Green Room of the White House before being introduced at a Joining Forces initiative employment announcement for veterans and military spouses, April 30, 2013.

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama talk in the Green Room of the White House before being introduced at a Joining Forces initiative employment announcement for veterans and military spouses, April 30, 2013.

Champions of Change: Honoring Hurricane Sandy Volunteers

The White House honors fourteen local volunteers and organizations from the neighborhoods and communities damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

4/29/13: White House Press Briefing

White House Press Briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing.

President Obama Nominates Anthony Foxx as Secretary of Transportation

President Obama announces Mayor Anthony Foxx, of Charlotte, North Carolina as his nominee to be the next Secretary of Transportation. April 29, 2013.

President Obama Speaks at the 150th Anniversary of the National Academy of Sciences

President Obama delivers remarks at an event marking the 150th anniversary of the National Academy of Sciences. April 29, 2013.

First Lady Speaks at the White House Forum on Military Credentialing and Licensing

First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks at the White House Forum on Military Credentialing and Licensing. April 29, 2013.