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  • Talk is cheap: Vets policy and the election

    22 September 2015
    concern, a successful transition from active-duty service to civilian life should follow shortly... servicemembers, they must address the role of the government in the transition from the military to civilian job... of our vets.” Although this is not a problem of the Republican Party alone, few presidential
  • 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
  • Veterans training program expands

    25 June 2015
    . “I’m in the Signal Corps, so it’s a good transition for me,” said Cruz, who is based at Fort Hood. He... civilian world. So far, the 2-year-old nonprofit organization has trained and placed more than 500 veterans... in jobs, and it plans to do the same for up to 1,500 more by year’s end
  • 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
  • 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
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