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A former Army tanker gets The Home Depot’s tools where they need to go
"The Home Depot has a long tradition of hiring our veterans ... I think the advantage we (veterans) have is the discipline and structure the military teaches us"
Reservists, young adults, and others will have to pay more for Tricare in 2020
If you are a reservist, young adult or transitioning service member enrolled in Tricare or a transition health insurance plan, you will probably soon be paying more for your health...
Drones are the future. They could also earn you some serious cash
The advancements in drone tech are comparable to that of cell phones. It's hard to imagine a time when your … Continued
Iron Mountain’s flexibility and support are key for this military mom
Jackie Melendrez, wife of a Marine and the mother of two service members, knows about the demands of military life. For Iron Mountain, going the extra mile to give the...
Enlisted Army soldiers can now earn college credit for formal training
"Taking college classes at night to earn a degree is one thing, but being able to earn the degree while taking an NCO PME course is something quite different."
A disabled vet says he was denied a VA mortgage over his marijuana dispensary job
As a benefit of serving in the military, veterans have access to a low-rate mortgage with no money down. One disabled Massachusetts veteran was denied that benefit, though, due to...
How two different paths led two veterans from the Marine Corps to Microsoft
Microsoft is hiring qualified talent with security clearances, and veterans are excellent candidates to fill these roles
47 states ask the US to forgive more than $1 billion in disabled veterans’ student loan debt
A bipartisan group of state attorneys general on Friday called on U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans...
The state with the most active-duty US troops is also too expensive for veterans to retire, study say
Its high cost of living makes it a difficult place for retired military service members to settle down, according to an annual report by financial services website WalletHub
Continuing the mission: One veteran’s transition from the Army to FedEx Ground
During his 20-plus years in the Army, Andrew Loeb grew as a soldier and built his military resume. When he was ready to enter the civilian world, he was unclear...
Putting people above pay: How an Army officer continues to serve others with Abbott
Leaving military service is a daunting task. For Desert Storm veteran Ronald Burke, that was certainly the case. However, Burke managed to ease the process by finding a company that...
From infantry to banking: How 2 veterans found opportunities for growth at Fifth Third Bank
Army veterans Steven Escobar and Jerry Peavey never imagined their years as infantrymen would lead to work in the banking industry
The Army’s new promotion system could mean forced separations for some soldiers
The Army is launching a new merit-based promotion system for enlisted personnel that will reward qualified soldiers with more rank but also force "subpar" sergeants out of the service if...
How One Veteran Found A Sense of Purpose At Motorola
Some people learn to love the jobs they have; some spend years searching for the perfect one. For some, it all comes together without even trying. For Travis Johnson, a...
Commercial Airlines Are Desperate To Hire US Military Helicopter Pilots
Hundreds of other U.S. military helicopter pilots have taken attractive offers from American airlines trying ease a global pilot shortage.
How Blizzard Supports Veteran Employment
Video game company Blizzard Entertainment, which creates blockbuster franchises like World of Warcraft and Overwatch, has stood behind veteran employment for years
Transitioning Home: One Vet’s Journey From The Marine Corps To Cintas
When military service is over, being able to return home is often top priority. For Thomas England, the end goal was to find a job back home in Kansas City...
Your Leadership Skills Are What Matter Most To Hiring Managers
Every great manager or director has to start somewhere: Joe McFarland, executive vice president at Lowe's, began as a sales … Continued
Disabled Vets Can Now Fly Space-A. Here’s What You Need To Know
Disabled military veterans picked up a major travel benefit this year.
Marine Corps To LabCorp – One Veteran’s Transition Success Story
Tom Schofield decided early in his senior year of high school that the military was for him — particularly the … Continued
The Army Reserve Simply Doesn’t Have Enough People Willing to Fill Command Slots
Tom note: Here is the seventh entry in our 10 Long March posts for 2018, the 4th most-read item of … Continued
Get A Ticket To The Dance: A Sailor’s Desire For Higher Education Keeps Him Advancing
After graduating from a technical high school, Russ Carfagno began his working career as a mechanic in the air conditioning … Continued
Finding Balance: How A Navy Reservist Serves His Country While Succeeding At Discover Financial Services
For David Oppenheim, life is all about balance. He juggles his military service, his civilian employment, and his family. Oppenheim’s oldest … Continued
3 Ways Morgan Stanley Shows Loyalty And Commitment To Its Veteran Employees
“My father gave us two things we were never allowed to do,” Brent Crouch says. “The first was ride a … Continued
How To Find Meaningful Work After The Military: Focus On Teamwork
Here's the 20th and final entry in our contest about finding meaningful work after leaving the armed services. I’ve really liked … Continued