Yellow ribbons began appearing in large numbers after the Gulf War when the U.S. began sending large numbers of troops overseas to the Middle East.
For a long time ribbons have been kept as a symbol of remembrance of men and women who served in places far from home. They have been kept especially by wives, mothers and sisters in times of war in memory of their soldier boys abroad.
Yellow Ribbon is a scholarship designed to help students supplement their Post 9/11 GI Bill tuition benefits. The Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program (Yellow Ribbon Program) is a provision of the Post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008. The program is designed to help students avoid up to 100 percent of their out-of-pocket tuition and fees associated with education programs that may exceed the Post 9/11 GI Bill tuition benefit, which will only pay up to the highest public in-state undergraduate tuition.
|Latest Veterans News Publications|
|1 - U.S. Air Force Disability Evaluation - New Notification System - Richard Salomon, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs.|
|2 - Camp Lejeune Water Supply - VA to Provide Disability Benefits for Related Diseases Associated with Exposure to Contaminants - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.|
|3 - From Alaska to Argentina - Veteran's Motorcycle Ride for PTSD Awareness - The Soldiers Project.|
|4 - VA Employees Advocate Says Trump Dead Wrong on Privatizing VA Healthcare System - American Federation of Government Employees.|
|5 - Hankook Launches Hankook Heroes Recognition Program for American Veterans - Hankook Tire America Corp..|
|6 - AT&T Hiring 20,000 Veterans by 2020 - AT&T Inc..|
|7 - Correcting Bad Paper Discharges for Combat Veterans with PTSD - Collins & Collins, P.C.|
|8 - Wounded Warrior Project CEO and COO Fired - The Patriots Initiative.|
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