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  • Chicago nonprofit trains veterans to be software developers

    9 September 2016
    recent study found Chicago-area vets are often unprepared for the transition. Nearly 7 in 10... put veterans on paths to lucrative, high-demand software development jobs. "I'd like... translate his National Guard experience to the civilian working world. "That was extremely
  • Text of President Obama's speech to the DAV, August 1, 2016

    1 August 2016
    and skills of veterans when issuing credentials for civilian jobs, licensing. Now all 50 states do it... Vietnam vets. Thank you. Give Bobby a big round of applause. (Applause.) AUDIENCE... Balkans, Afghanistan, and Iraq — our proud 9/11 Generation. This is a time of transition. When I came into
  • Does honorable service earn noncitizen vets a 2nd chance to call US home?

    21 July 2016
    submit requests for 13 deportees — 12 veterans and a civilian who works with him and advocates for... veterans face as they transition out of the military, particularly after service in times of war... California. Others didn’t understand the process. In some cases, with Vietnam and Gulf War vets, applications
  • Military should empower vets through entrepreneurship

    21 July 2016
    available to them when they transition to civilian life: the value of their labor, GI Bill benefits... discipline. With so many veterans struggling to transition to civilian employment — and likely more on the... 230716CreateJobsCol
  • Veterans face challenges when joining the civilian workforce

    29 May 2016
    with veterans and their transition into the civilian sector," said Greg Tusch, president of... to the civilian world," he said. "That's always been a help for our transitioning vets... transition at a minimum 250,000 back into civilian communities, that recognition by the American people has
  • A former POW aims to help vets switch to work life

    27 March 2016
    to help other servicemen and servicewomen. The transition from military to civilian life is eerily... A former POW aims to help vets switch to work life... similar to the transition from full-time work in business to life in retirement, he noted. The
  • BreakLine helps top-tier veterans transition to tech world

    27 March 2016
    . But despite his stellar resume, Plankey, 34, was uncertain how to transition to a civilian career -- a... , networking in the civilian world and learning about jobs outside of defense and law enforcement... BreakLine helps top-tier veterans transition to tech world
  • $275,000 gift part of effort to get military veterans in tech fields

    26 March 2016
    the aim of getting more vets into tech jobs.... and women into tech jobs. "Our veterans and those active in military service enable a... land jobs in the industry. Nearly four of 10 service men and women said they didn't receive enough
  • With growth, Wounded Warrior Project faces growing scrutiny

    6 March 2016
    their families make the transition from the military to civilian life. At a recent Transition... through another nonprofit, Soldier’s Best Friend, that gives trained dogs to vets. The dogs help vets deal... explain to her fellow students in the Transition Training Academy. “It’s a lot more comfortable
  • Transcript of President Obama's speech to the VFW, July 21, 2015

    21 July 2015
    military spouses find good civilian jobs. And the veterans’ unemployment rate continues to go down -- it... our newest veterans transition to civilian life. All 50 states have now taken steps to recognize the... country continue to mark 50 years since the Vietnam War, we say once more, welcome to all our Vietnam vets
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