Veteran-Owned Businesses in Philadelphia

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

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy and Katherine Rapin

Guest Commentary: Who Couldn’t Vote in the Primary

One in two veterans — among about 1 million voters — will stay away from the polls on primary day because of Pennsylvania’s unfair election system. A fair elections advocate on how that can change

By David Thornburgh

Business for Good: ZeroEyes

Navy SEALs founded a software company that detects firearms on security cameras. Schools, corporate campuses, the Department of Defense — and SEPTA — are signing up.

By Courtney DuChene

The Weird, Hopeful, Dismal, Exciting Year That Was (2022)

Happy to see 2022 in your rear view? Here’s what it means for 2023

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

How to Support Veterans

We celebrate Veterans Day on Friday. Here, more than a dozen ways to give back to those who fought to keep you free

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

The Disappearing Generation — Thanking a World War II Veteran

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