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5 Amazing Companies That Offer Flexible Jobs Opportunities For Military Spouses
If you are a military spouse, you may have faced more than a few obstacles in finding a job that provides the flexibility, longevity, and portability needed to fit your family’s military lifestyle. The constant transitions, added burdens, and the emotional ups and downs of being married to a service member can be hard.
While being a military family member may seem to make finding and maintaining employment difficult, the good news is that the nature of the workforce is changing. The advent of technology and the popularity of outsourcing has only increased the number of virtual and portable opportunities that are available for military spouses with businesses of all shapes and sizes.
Hirepurpose is happy to partner with a number of great companies that see the immense value that military spouses have to offer. If you are a motivated military spouse who is looking for a flexible, alternative schedule, part-time, virtual, temporary or work-from-home position that fits the demands of being the “better half” in a relationship with a military service member, then check out these five amazing employers listed below.
TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the United States, providing more than 8 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at approximately 1,300 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas, and Florida.
Hospital Corporation of America is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent-care facilities in 20 states.
Veterans, family members, and military spouses should definitely explore the hundreds of roles available with Kellogg Company. Kellogg Company is a food products company that is well-known for its commitment to those who have served in our armed forces. The company is looking for individuals with communication, leadership, negotiation, problem-solving, and at least intermediate technology skills.
Walgreens, one of the nation’s top pharmacies and wellness and beauty companies, is actively looking military spouses, veterans, and military service members to become pharmacy technicians. The company also offers the W-Vets Business Resource Group: a grassroots network of current Walgreens team members.
Avis Budget Group directly operates most of its car rental offices in North America, Europe, and Australia, and operates primarily through licensees in other parts of the world. The company boasts a staff of 30,000 employees and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey. They are hiring for a wide variety of roles and because they have locations throughout the country, portability is possible for many employees which is great when you are facing another PCS move.
Former Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance, whom President Donald Trump recently pardoned of his 2013 murder conviction, claims he was nothing more than a pawn whom generals sacrificed for political expediency.
The infantry officer had been sentenced to 19 years in prison for ordering his soldiers to open fire on three unarmed Afghan men in 2012. Two of the men were killed.
During a Monday interview on Fox & Friends, Lorance accused his superiors of betraying him.
"A service member who knows that their commanders love them will go to the gates of hell for their country and knock them down," Lorance said. "I think that's extremely important. Anybody who is not part of the senior Pentagon brass will tell you the same thing."
"I think folks that start putting stars on their collar — anybody that has got to be confirmed by the Senate for a promotion — they are no longer a soldier, they are a politician," he continued. "And so I think they lose some of their values — and they certainly lose a lot of their respect from their subordinates — when they do what they did to me, which was throw me under the bus."
Fifteen years after the U.S. military toppled the regime of Saddam Hussein, the Army's massive two-volume study of the Iraq War closed with a sobering assessment of the campaign's outcome: With nearly 3,500 U.S. service members killed in action and trillions of dollars spent, "an emboldened and expansionist Iran appears to be the only victor.
Thanks to roughly 700 pages of newly-publicized secret Iranian intelligence cables, we now have a good idea as to why.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Mark Esper expressed confidence on Sunday in the U.S. military justice system's ability to hold troops to account, two days after President Donald Trump pardoned two Army officers accused of war crimes in Afghanistan.
Trump also restored the rank of a Navy SEAL platoon commander who was demoted for actions in Iraq.
Asked how he would reassure countries such as Afghanistan and Iraq in the wake of the pardons, Esper said: "We have a very effective military justice system."
"I have great faith in the military justice system," Esper told reporters during a trip to Bangkok, in his first remarks about the issue since Trump issued the pardons.
For one veteran who fought through the crossfires of German heavy machine guns in the D-Day landings, receiving a Congressional Gold Medal on behalf of his service and that of his World War II comrades would be "quite meaningful."
Bills have been introduced in the House and Senate to award the Army Rangers of World War II the medal, the highest civilian award bestowed by the United States, along with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
An airman at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base was arrested and charged with murder on Sunday after a shooting at a Raleigh night club that killed a 21-year-old man, the Air Force and the Raleigh Police Department said.