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  • Report: Despite hiring efforts, veterans face employment obstacles and civilian disconnect

    12 May 2015
    Tuesday says that vets have trouble finding and keeping jobs and that civilian employers struggle to... employers, a new report released Tuesday says that vets have trouble finding and keeping jobs and that... should expand its Transition Assistance Program, aimed at giving troops a crash course in the civilian
  • Walmart Foundation's $1m gift to help Charlotte coordinate services for vets

    17 February 2015
    nonprofit created in 2012 to help recently discharged vets return to civilian life. This includes... of the military experience and how challenging it is to transition back into civilian life... Walmart Foundation's $1m gift to help Charlotte coordinate services for vets
  • Special ops vets get tailored transition help

    12 February 2015
    leaders. 1) Assessment. SOF vets sit down with civilian... civilian can match. We help vets at job fairs, introduce them to partner companies and coach them on... Special ops vets get tailored transition help
  • Obama calls for war authorization, touts military policy

    20 January 2015
    experience into civilian jobs.” But the president made no direct reference to the troubles at the... lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden helped almost 700,000 vets and military spouses find jobs... our troops’ sacrifice by supporting that country’s first democratic transition,” he said. The
  • Transcript: State of the Union address 2015

    20 January 2015
    their training and experience into civilian jobs. Joining Forces, the national campaign launched by... page. Tonight, after a breakthrough year for America, our economy is growing and creating jobs... , Ben's business dried up, so he took what jobs he could find, even if they kept him on the road for
  • The idea is simple: Veterans need a mission, and kids need mentors

    22 December 2014
    few hours a week while the vets go to school or train for new jobs. GVI director and co-founder Bob... two. The group will pay recently honorably discharged vets to work with local students for a... veterans are returning to civilian life as the military continues a massive draw-down of forces after the
  • Pennsylvania technical college eases veterans' shift from war to workforce

    11 November 2014
    struggled to find work when he got home, which complicated the difficult process of readjusting to civilian... life. Like so many returning veterans, Coe wandered, worked in unfulfilling jobs and struggled... school that actively recruits veterans for its technology programs and helps ease the transition to post
  • Veterans get hiring boost with online courses, networking

    10 November 2014
    transition to a fulfilling and wonderful civilian career as seamless as possible,” Obama said. “Because we... discuss challenges they faced in finding civilian jobs after leaving the military. Among them was... 111114VETS-SCHOOL
  • The mission: Putting the country's veterans to work

    8 November 2014
    connects new vets from Fort Riley to vets who have successfully transitioned into civilian jobs... business owners don’t break down the barriers veterans face when competing for civilian jobs. Ten... promising to connect vets to jobs. “It’s depressing,” Bear says. “The Army tells you you are this
  • Dogs Doing Good pairs stressed vets with trained service dogs

    21 October 2014
    civilian life. Largeman’s new constant companion is an 18-month-old blue tick hound named Duke... Home launched the program as part of its mission to help returning veterans transition home after... military service, including connecting them to social services and jobs. The Oasis Shriners, which has 6
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