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Could $499,000 in grants that help troops be one reason Congress spared the NEA?

6 May 2017

creative outlet or to accomplish the more difficult task of re-acclimating to civilian life. “That... whole thing, when you get out [of the military] and you try to get into civilian society, it’s difficult... , which is focused on providing employment and job skills to vets, also covers tuition for some veteran

Pride, fear and a lack of information can keep homeless veterans from seeking help

23 April 2017

't much different either. Homeless vets do have a much wider variety of resources available to get them... Weld and Larimer County agencies that works to address the issue of homeless vets in their region... was discharged from the Army, he got a course on adapting to civilian life — that's what military folk

Husband and wife launch nonprofit to help veterans find careers

29 December 2016

words a civilian employer could understand. So Wesley-Ahlschwede, a Lakeland native and Lake... , however, because that does not include the vets who have stopped searching," said Andrew Ahlschwede... graduate. To help job-seeking vets break into the work force, Battlefield to Boardroom offers

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

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

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