How did I go from running an anti-piracy and anti-terrorism team in the U.S. Navy to owning a Massage Envy Spa franchise? It may not seem like a natural transition but for me and my family the healing power of massage has given us a path to life outside of active duty that we never […]
New Veteran Initiative Seeks to Aid 130,000 Unemployed
Creative Colors International Announces New Two-Part Veteran Employment Initiative Leading Fabric Renovation Franchise Launches National Campaign to Combat Unemployment for Post 9/11 Veterans Mokena, IL – According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently more than 130,000 unemployed post 9/11 veterans across the U.S. To assist these deserving veterans in developing job skills […]
Edward Jones Recognized as 2014 Most Valuable Employer
Firm Hires 468 Military Veterans in 2013 for Financial Positions; Sets 500 Hiring Goal for 2014 Edward Jones has been named a 2014 Most Valuable Employer (MVE) for Military® by CivilianJobs.com, recognizing the firm’s deep commitment to recruiting, training and retaining military veterans as financial advisors.
The Fire Within
An Interview With Green Beret Veteran Robert Patrick Lewis A fire is made of many pieces of kindling, an accelerant and a flame. Altogether, it can start small but grow to become something stronger and brighter. As a whole, the fire — small or large — is powerful.
Semper Fi Fund Raises $5M For Injured Vets
The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation – GoDaddy “Matching Challenge” Raises $5MM to Help Injured Service Members via the Semper Fi Fund Campaign Matching Customer Donations Dollar-for-Dollar Exceeds Original Goal SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Jan. 7, 2014) – Semper Fi Fund, The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation and GoDaddy have announced the results of their two-month matching […]
Schneider National Ranks Among Top Military Employers
Eight Years Strong: Schneider National Ranks #10 on G.I. Jobs’ Top 100 Military Friendly Employers List Continued Commitment to Hiring Current and Former Military Personnel Makes Schneider Highest Ranking Trucking Company on 2014 List GREEN BAY, Wis. – (November 11, 2013) – Schneider National, Inc., a premier provider of truckload, intermodal and logistics services, announced today […]
The Mission Continues – Nationwide Veteran Service
Veterans nationwide are being called to report for duty again. But this time, the theater of operations is their own communities as members of community service platoons led by The Mission Continues, a national nonprofit organization that helps veterans successfully transition to post-military lives through volunteerism.
A Kick Start for Homeless Vets with TBI
“Will Gardner” – A Film about One of America’s Forgotten Heroes On any single day in the United States, there are close to 68,000 homeless military veterans living on the streets. The majority of them are young men and single. About 8% are women. If you find that statistic shameful and disgraceful, you will know […]
Employment Program for VA Education Students- Work-Study Program
The GI Bill can help cover many of a Veteran’s expenses, but often there are still bills to pay. Did you know there is a program that can pay students to help other Veterans right in their own community and do it while attending school?
New Veterans to Technicians Program From Audi
The ‘Veterans to Technicians Program’ will create pathways for skilled former military technicians to become Audi-certified employees Demand for Audi Dealership technicians is expected to soar 112% by 2020 as the brand continues U.S. market growth The program was developed with CALIBRE Systems, Inc. to support Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs Veteran/military […]
Sharp Decisions Fund Job Creation for Returning Vets
(NEW YORK, NY) March 11, 2013 — A visionary entrepreneur, Karen Ross CEO of Sharp Decisions, is making a difference for veterans who’ve served in the U.S. Armed Forces who are returning to a tough job market. Sharp Decisions is making an initial $250,000 investment—which is projected to run into the millions—to help military veterans […]
RecruitMilitary, USAA Announce Alliance
Equality Magazines and the Veterans Enterprise are happy as advocates in helping our transitioning Veterans to announce the Alliance between USSA and RecruitMilitary; two national military-focused organizations – have joined forces to strengthen support of those who have honorably served, providing about 419,000 RecruitMilitary members easier access to USAA’s world-class insurance and financial services.