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Vice President and Dr. Biden at the Invictus Games, an international sporting event for wounded, sick, or injured warriors.

Vice President and Dr. Biden at the Invictus Games, an international sporting event for wounded, sick, or injured warriors.

Continuing their support of military families, the Bidens attend the 2017 Invictus Games

By Mala Adiga, Director for Higher Education and Military Families
2017
Medium

This past weekend Dr. Biden and Vice President Biden traveled to Toronto, Ontario, to attend the third Invictus Games, an international sporting event for wounded, sick, or injured warriors started by Prince Harry in 2014. They went to cheer on Team USA — as well as all 550 athletes from 17 nations — and meet with the family, friends, and volunteers who made the Games possible. Read More

Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the 19th Annual HRC National Dinner at Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Oct. 3, 2015 in Washington, DC. Leigh Vogel—Getty Images

Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the 19th Annual HRC National Dinner at Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Oct. 3, 2015 in Washington, DC. Leigh Vogel—Getty Images

Joe Biden Defends Veterans After Donald Trump’s PTSD Remarks

By MELISSA CHAN 
October 4, 2016
Time

Vice President Joe Biden defended veterans during an impassioned speech Monday after Donald Trump’s comments about soldiers who suffer from PTSD. Read More

Joe Biden at the Veterans Day luncheon. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

Joe Biden at the Veterans Day luncheon. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

Joe Biden gets emotional talking about his son Beau on Veterans Day

By Emily Yahr 
November 11, 2015
Washington Post

There were lots of tears at the vice president’s residence Wednesday during the Joining Forces Veterans Day luncheon hosted by Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, who paid tribute to the troops and talked in detail about their sacrifices. Things got emotional again when Joe Biden thanked members of the military for their service, and talked about his late son, Beau, who was deployed to Iraq for a year in 2008 with the Delaware Army National Guard. Read More

 
 
Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign rally for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, August 15, 2016, in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Photograph by AFP / DOMINICK REUTER

Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign rally for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, August 15, 2016, in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Photograph by AFP / DOMINICK REUTER

Biden Slams Trump on National Security: ‘His Shame Has No Limits’

BY MOLLY O’TOOLE
AUGUST 15, 2016, 3:24 PM
Foreign Policy

The vice president singles out Trump’s friendliness toward Russia and his claim that Obama “founded” ISIS as evidence the GOP nominee is “already making our country less safe.” Read More

Photograph by Carlos Barria / Reuters

Photograph by Carlos Barria / Reuters

The Biden Doctrine

By STEVE CLEMONS
AUG 22, 2016
The Atlantic

Has the vice president made a lasting contribution in foreign policy? Read More

Biden has stepped up his efforts to stop Trump. Photograph by Joe Raedle — Getty Images

Biden has stepped up his efforts to stop Trump. Photograph by Joe Raedle — Getty Images

Joe Biden Rips Into Donald Trump’s Views on Foreign Policy

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 
June 20, 2016
Fortune

Warning of a potential surge in anti-Americanism, Vice President Joe Biden is tearing into Donald Trump’s views on foreign policy and urging the country not to follow the presumptive Republican nominee down a path of isolationism and bigotry. Read More.

 
 
    Vice President Joe Biden lays a wreath during a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns during Veterans Day observations at Arlington National Cemetery on Nov. 11, 2014, in Arlington, Virginia. Originally established as Armistice Day in 1919, the holiday was renamed Veterans Day in 1954 by President Dwight Eisenhower. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

 

Vice President Joe Biden lays a wreath during a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns during Veterans Day observations at Arlington National Cemetery on Nov. 11, 2014, in Arlington, Virginia. Originally established as Armistice Day in 1919, the holiday was renamed Veterans Day in 1954 by President Dwight Eisenhower. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Joe Biden: Military Veterans Are The ‘Spine Of The Nation’

AP/The Huffington Post
11/11/2014 12:37 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is saluting military veterans, calling them not only the heart and soul, but the spine of the nation.

Biden spoke at Arlington National Cemetery, where he participated in a wreath-laying ceremony in honor of Veterans’ Day. Read More

Joe Biden talked at the TAPS annual seminar for those mourning the loss of loved ones in the military. 

Joe Biden talked at the TAPS annual seminar for those mourning the loss of loved ones in the military. 

2012 Memorial Day Speech

By JuJu Kim @jujkim
Nov. 19, 2012
Time

On May 25, 2012, the weekend before Memorial Day, the Vice President spoke in Arlington, Va. at the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors‘ annual seminar for those mourning the deaths of loved ones in the military. In his touching address, Biden related his own experience of losing his daughter and wife in a car accident just weeks after his election to Senate in 1972. “For the first time in my life, I understood how someone could consciously decide to commit suicide,” Biden told attendees. Read More

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in Baghdad, July 3, 2010. Thaier al-Sudani / Reuters

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in Baghdad, July 3, 2010. Thaier al-Sudani / Reuters

Building on Success: Opportunities for the Next Administration

By Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
September/October 2016 Issue
Foreign Affairs

The next administration will take the reins of American foreign policy in a world that is more complex than at any point in our modern history, including the twilight of the Cold War and the years that followed the 9/11 attacks. But it is also the case that despite the proliferation of threats and challenges—some old, some new—by almost any measure, we are stronger and more secure today than when President Barack Obama and I took office in January 2009. Because of our investments at home and engagement overseas, the United States is primed to remain the world’s preeminent power for decades to come. In more than 40 years of public service, I have never been more optimistic about America’s future—if only we continue to lead. Read More