How to Support Veterans

More than a dozen ways to give back to those who fought to keep you free — from volunteering to donating to sending care packages

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

The Citizen Recommends: War Words

This Veterans Day, Philly’s InterAct Theatre is among seven U.S. venues to stage a play culled from real vets’ stories about life in, and after, service to our country

By Jessica Blatt Press

Vet-Owned Businesses in Philly

Support these dozen-plus local businesses opened by local veterans after their military service

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy and Katherine Rapin

Business For Good: Power Home Remodeling

The Chester-based company's commitment to veterans isn't some feel-good photo-op—it's a profitable business model for others to follow

By Jessica Blatt Press

The Disappearing Generation

Thousands of the Greatest Generation have died from Covid-19 this spring. This Memorial Day, we catch up with—and thank—a local 95-year-old World War II vet

By Larry Platt

Citizen of the Week: Michael Bennett

He served our country in Vietnam. Now, the former U.S. Postal worker continues to give back to his community every single day. This Veterans Day, we salute him

By Jessica Blatt Press

Business For Good: Giving PTSD the Attention it Deserves

Since The Citizen last checked in, local startup NeuroFlow has grown and pivoted‚ but its mission stays the same: Providing help to vets traumatized by war

By Meerabelle Jesuthasan

Veterans and Civic Engagement

At our Citizen Town Hall last week, we offered a way for vets to continue their commitment to service: With local civic engagement

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy