careers for veterans

When the transition from military to civilian life becomes a reality, careers for veterans are brought to the forefront. These veterans typically have years of job experience. But they often still feel overwhelmed by the transition to civilian jobs. More than half of post-2001 veterans are concerned about their civilian careers. They worry that they will not be…

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veteran reunions

Veteran reunions offer many benefits for those who have served in the military and sacrificed for their country. These events can be very important to the veterans who attend. There are many common questions about the reunion events that are held for our vets that need to be answered so that veterans and civilians alike…

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Special Ops Veterans Scholarships The Glen Doherty Memorial Foundation’s focus is on providing Special Ops Veterans Scholarships to current and former special operations professionals, from all branches of the government, the means necessary to transition and succeed in civilian life through: Scholarships for current or former Special Operation Professionals used for traditional education Scholarships for…

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young veterans

With additional training and responsibility, the unemployment rate of young veterans should be lower than the rest of the population. Unfortunately, in 2015, young veterans had a harder time finding and keeping a job than their non-veteran counterparts. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) year-end report, the unemployment rate for young veterans during…

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vanishing veterans

Whispers — from the red carpet, at charitable foundations, in the corporate boardroom — tell a very different story than do prominent speakers and private citizens who declare: “We support veterans! We hire veterans! We love veterans … and their families!” In the belly of the Pentagon in December 2011, I first met Army Col. David Sutherland, who had led a…

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