Rose Hills Memorial Park & Mortuaries

Rose Hills Seeking Organizations to Participate in Veterans Resource Fair March 24, 2012

Booths are available for non-profit organizations and businesses offering services specifically designed to support veterans WHITTIER, CALIF., NOVEMBER 1, 2011 — Rose Hills Memorial Park & Mortuary today issued a call for participation for its Veterans Resource Fair, to be held March 24, 2012.  The one-day event is designed to provide information, support, and services […]

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Former Marine Captain Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour Takes Aim at Facebook

Washington, D.C., – Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour has a list full of firsts:  First African-American female combat pilot, first African-American female motorcycle cop for the Nashville Police Department, and one of the only women to have played professional football.  And now, “FlyGirl,” the recipient of a presidential nomination, will take on another first:  launching her new […]

Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet

Honor A Hero, Hire A Vet – Oct. 27

Businesses from across Los Angeles and Ventura Counties will come together in Woodland Hills on Thursday, October 27, to participate in the 6th annual largest regional job fair aimed at helping returning war veterans, National Guard members, and reservists who are in need of finding employment as they return to the San Fernando Valley community.

VETS 2012

VETS 2012

VETS2012 brings government agencies, industry leaders and Veteran entrepreneurs together in a small, intimate forum to discuss issues affecting Veteran-owned companies. “Can doing business with the government be frustrating, difficult and tedious? You bet.” “Is it worth the trouble? Absolutely, and here is what you need to know…”

President Obama and Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff

Obama proposes tax credits for hiring veterans

(Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Friday proposed $120 million in new tax credits for businesses that hire U.S. veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan at a time of stubbornly high unemployment at home. During a visit to Washington’s Navy Yard, Obama unveiled a “reverse boot camp” program to help soldiers return to civilian life and set […]

US Department of Labor

US Dept. of Labor announces job training grants for homeless veterans

US Labor Department announces more than $5.4 million in job training grants to benefit homeless veterans WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced 23 grants totaling $5,436,148 million to provide homeless veterans with job training aimed at helping them succeed in civilian careers. The grants are being awarded by the department’s Veterans’ Employment and […]

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US Labor Department’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service assistant secretary to speak in Culver City

US Labor Department’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service assistant secretary to speak at veterans hiring fair in Culver City, Calif., on July 10 Assistant Secretary Raymond Jefferson to greet Duke and Duchess of Cambridge WASHINGTON – Raymond Jefferson, assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, will deliver remarks on […]

Department of Labor

Dept. of Labor extends comment period on proposed veteran ruling

U.S. Department of Labor extends comment period on proposed rule to increase employment of protected veterans among federal contractors Interested parties may submit comments through July 11 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has announced a 14-day extension of the comment period for its proposed rule to revise regulations […]