Veteran Transition News

October 2018


10/31/2018:  Communications Scholarship for Veterans and Students (PRWeb 10/30)

                     EVENT [11/8]: Red, White and You Job Fair to help veterans find jobs [w/VIDEO] (ABC 3 KIII 10/30)

                     EVENT [11/1]: Job fair planned Thursday for Colorado Springs veterans (The Gazette 10/30)

                     Valley Veteran Seeks Employment for Spouse through New VA Program (ABC 5 KRGV 10/30)

                     Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) Announces Eighth Annual Veteran Symposium (Citizen Tribune 10/30)

                     Averitt Express Offers Diesel Mechanic OTJ Training, New Program For Veterans And Family (Trucking Industry 10/29)

10/29/2018:  Veteran Memorial of Tom Green Created by Big Statues to Honor His Life (Virtual Strategy Magazine 10/30)

                     Air Force Veteran Recognizes Fellow Vets With Charitable Work (Now 10/29)

                     Officer Brad Fox Foundation Donates $10,000 to Mission 22 (PR Newsweb 10/29)

                     Culture, Community, And Military-Friendly Atmosphere Brings National Guard Veteran To 3M (Task & Purpose 10/28)

10/28/2018:  PHILANTHROPY MATTERS: Veteran-focused philanthropy (Bakersfield Online 10/27)

                     JOINT COMMUNIQUÉ – Veterans’ Ministers’ meeting (Mirage News 10/27)

10/27/2018:  Sen. Isakson Receives top honor from national guard association for commitment to veterans (All On Georgia 10/26)

                     Guest opinion: SBA advocates for Colorado’s veterans (Mountain Mail 10/26)

                     She's always there for those who served (Sentinel & Enterprise News 10/26)

                     Millville woman named Rutgers-Camden outstanding student veteran (Press of Atlantic City 10/26)

                     Hyatt Announces New Initiatives to Elevate Support of US Military Personnel, Veterans & Their Families (Business Wire 10/26)

                     Veterans wing at Saginaw Correctional Facility helps servicemen who found trouble at home [w/VIDEO] (ABC 12 News 10/26)

                     EVENT [11/5]: Detroit Pistons host Hoops for Troops to help connect veterans with jobs [w/VIDEO] (Fox 2 News 10/26)

                     EVENT [11/9]: Organizations to host job fair for veterans (ABC 25 KXXV 10/26)

                     EVENT [11/15]: Veterans Resource Day to be held (Piqua Daily Call 10/26)

10/26/2018:  US Air Force veteran provides free dental services to fellow vets [w/VIDEO] (Rocket City Now 10/25-26)

                     TEKsystems Expands Offices in Arizona to Accelerate Technology Services Delivery and Job Growth (AP 10/25)

                     EVENT [11/8]: Veterans can find employment at job fair (Hometown News Brevard 10/25)

                     40+ area employers attend JBLM job fair (KIRO 7 News 10/25)

                     Veterans can get benefits through resources at ARC (American River Current 10/25)

                     EVENTS [11/5-11]: Military Appreciation Week Nov. 5-11 at WIU (Western Illinois Univ 10/25)

                     Local veteran receives car for college, job interviews and freedom [w/VIDEO] (WQAD 8 News 10/25)

                     Military Times names Gwinnett Tech a top college for veteran services (Gwinnett Daily Post 10/25)

                     EKU 12th nationally in annual Military Times: Best for Vets rankings (Lane Report 10/25)

                     EVENT [11/8]: Event looks to connect veterans with employers (CBS 6 News 10/25)

                     Experts aim to help veterans access services, opportunities (Tribune-Democrat 10/24)

                     Job opportunities in manufacturing benefit America's veterans (Brandpoint 10/24)

10/25/2018:  Veteran-owned firm to expand in Centre County (Lockhaven Express 10/26)

                     Veterans Small Business Week: Veterans serve communities in and out of uniform (Dover Post 10/25)

                     Job opportunities in manufacturing benefit America's veterans (Southeast Sun 10/24-25)

                     EVENT [11/8]: Success Fair for veterans, transitioning soldiers to be held Nov. 8 (Quad-City Times 10/24-25)

                     EVENTS [10/27-11/12]: Penn State Military Appreciation Week Kicks Off Saturday (Onward State 10/24)

                     EVENTS [10/26-11/12]: Veterans honored at area events (Daily Times 10/24)

                     EVENT [12/6]: Western Washington military job fair lines up more than 40 companies [MORE] (My Northwest 10/24)

                     No more missed connections in the job market (The Hill 10/24)

                     Commentary: Here’s why hiring vets is good for business (Military Times 10/24)

                     Army Veteran Turned Comcast Exec Advocates For Veterans And Military Spouses (Task & Purpose 10/24)

                     New Bedford veteran overcame his troubles and now helps other veterans (South Coast Today 10/23)

                     Local Veterans Look for Work [w/VIDEO] (CBS 7 KOAM / Fox 14 KFJX 10/23)

10/24/2018:  New Student Veterans Lounge Opens at ATU (Arkansas Tech Univ 10/23)

                     Averitt Launches Diesel Mechanic Training for Veterans (Trucking Info 10/23)

                     Supporters of Measure P claim City of Fresno left out wording in ballot description (ABC 30 News 10/22)

10/23/2018:  Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund: CA (Mirage News 10/23)

                     Moreno Valley College Named to Best for Vets by Military Times (Inland Empire US 10/23)

                     Reno nonprofit on mission to remove barriers facing homeless, job-seeking veterans (North Nevada Business View 10/22)

                     EVENT [10/24]: AT&T to hold hiring event in Lafayette (KADN 15 News 10/22)

                     EVENT [11/8]: Gearing Up for the 7th Annual ‘Hiring Red, White & You! Job Fair (WBAP 820 News 10/22)

                     EVENT [11/8]: UCSF to Host Third Annual Veterans Open House and Job Fair (UCSF 10/22)

                     Mayor's Office Helps Vets Find Jobs (Boston Patch 10/22)

                     Best for Vets Colleges: The best schools for military students in 2019 (Military Times 10/22)

10/22/2018:  Veterans Resource Fair and Job Expo offers something for everyone (Courier Express 10/21)

                     #ThanksForServing: the organisations helping veterans into civilian jobs (Daily Telegraph Australia 10/21)

                     Veterans Program Specialist Job in Chicago, Illinois – Department of Labor (Lemon Wire 10/21)

                     Budget Analyst Job in Camp Dodge Military Reservation, Iowa – Department of the Army (Lemon Wire 10/21)

10/21/2018:  3 veteran-owned businesses to know in Scottsdale (AZ Big Media 10/21)

                     Joint Communique – Five Eyes Conference (Mirage News 10/21)

                     New P.E.I. program meets unique needs of veterans and family, says deputy minister (The Guardian Canada 10/21)

10/20/2018:  Activision Blizzard Releases Special Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 Salute Pack - Combatting Veteran Unemployment (AP 10/19)

                     Statesville veteran gets ‘life-changing’ fixes to home (Statesvill Record & Landmark 10/19)

                     Long hours, rescues part of the job for first responders (Jacksonville NC News 10/19)

                     Foxconn makes first Wisconsin hire, looking to hire more (NBC 4 WTMJ 10/18-19)

10/19/2018:  Raytheon confirms employment opportunities for Australian veterans [w/VIDEO] (Defence Connect 10/19)

                     Metro veteran's service is putting a new roof over his head [w/VIDEO] (NBC 6 WOWT 10/18)

                     EVENT [11/8]: Annual veteran hiring fair set for November (Texoma 10/18)

                     In Tight Labor Market, Veterans Faster to Hire, Easier to Retain (Industry Week 10/18)

                     Helping veterans get full-time employment [w/VIDEO] (CBS 5 WDTV 10/18)

                     EVENT [10/25]: Veteran Career Fair will be held at Chaffey College Fontana campus on Oct. 25 (Fontana Herald-News 10/18)

                     Columbia Releases a MOOC to Help Veterans Transition to College [w/VIDEO] (IBL News 10/18)

                     Veterans Voices: Local Army veteran shares her story [w/VIDEO] (Fox 44 News 10/18)

                     Army, Navy and Air Force veterans face a fight against unemployment post-military life (ABC Australia 10/18)

                     Job, resource fair: lower attendance due to stronger economy, Elgin Comm College organizers say (Chicago Trib 10/18)

                     Corrado, Singleton Bill to Help NJ Veterans Find Careers Passes Committee (Insider NJ 10/18)

                     EVENT [10/19-28]: Dig in: It’s time for Eat Local Week presented by Transition Sarasota (Herald-Tribune 10/18)

                     The Secret to Corporate Success: How Combat Veteran BG Carol Eggert Navigates Life’s Transitions (Seattle PI 10/18)

                     Malcolm Jack: ‘Hidden’ veterans must not be allowed to fall through the cracks (The Scotsman 10/18)

10/18/2018:  Dallas Film Society’s latest blockbuster: Ending veteran unemployment [w/VIDEO] (ABC 8 WFAA 10/18)

                     Hire Heroes USA Receives $3 Million Investment from the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation (PR Newswire 10/17)

                     Companies Find Vets Faster to Hire, Easier to Retain Than Civilians, Says New Talent Survey (Business Wire 10/17)

                     #ThanksForServing: the sectors employing Australian veterans [w/VIDEO] (News Australia 10/17)

                     8 tips to help vets pick the right college (Military Times 10/17)

                     Microsoft Software & Systems Academy Prepares Vet For Successful Career Through Robert Half (Task & Purpose 10/17)

                     Documentary Highlights How Two Nonprofits Partnered to Prepare Veterans for Post-Military Careers (PR Newswire 10/17)

                     UNITS Moving & Portable Storage Celebrates Grand Opening by Helping Veterans Prepare for Winter (PR Newswire 1/17)

10/17/2018:  Actors and athletes have agents to help them find work. Now vets with PTSD can too (Military Times 10/17)

                     Veterans Affairs seeks drivers (Valley Courier 10/16)

10/16/2018:  Military Apprenticeship Program ( 10/15)

                     Department of Veterans Affairs improving thanks to work in Pacific Northwest [w/VIDEO] (NBC 5 KING 10/15)

                     EVENT [10/22]: Annual job fair opens doors for USC veterans (USC 10/15)

                     Tarryl Clark will continue to work for veterans (SC Times 10/15)

                     Veterans networking group trying to find answers among changing, confusing rules (NewsBug 10/15)

                     Ask Stew: Vets Preparing for Other Ways to Serve (Police / Fire / EMT / Special Ops) ( 10/15)

10/15/2018:  Are You a Job-Seeking Veteran? What to Know (Brownsville Herald 10/15)

                     Veterans Corner: Problem with GI Bill stipend (The Pantagraph 10/15)

                     New College of Saint Rose residence hall dedicated for veterans (Times Union 10/15)

                     Call of Duty™ Endowment Hits Goal of Placing 50,000 Veterans in Meaningful Employment Ahead of Schedule (AP 10/15)

                     EVENT [10/16]: Martinsburg VA hosting veterans career fair (Herald-Mail Media 10/15)

                     EVENT [10/16]: Annual Stand Down event, aimed at helping veterans, coming up Tuesday (Columbus Dispatch 10/15)

                     Veteran Medical Foster Care Program Expands in Arkansas [w/VIDEO] (NWA 10/14-15)

10/14/2018:  New partnership between Outward Bound and No Duff veteran support charity (Voxy NZ 10/14)

                     Military personnel, veterans gain educational assistance (Daily Toreador 10/13)

                     EVENT [10/22]: LCCC to host 'Federal Job Tips for Veterans' program (The Morning Journal 10/13)

                     ‘We’re very excited:’ Foxconn looks to hire 13,000 positions, including 3,000 veterans [w/VIDEO] (Fox 6 Now 10/13)

                     #ThanksForServing: Challenges ex-ADF personnel face finding work after military service [w/VIDEO] (News Australia 10/13)

10/13/2018:  Lefford Fate, Professional Coach Working with Transitioning Military Veterans, Interviewed [w/VIDEO] (Digital Journal 10/13)

                     Santa Monica College Receives 200 Thousand Dollar Veterans Resource Center Grant (The Corsair 10/12)

                     DCUC is committed to military spouse and veteran employment (CU Insight Press 10/12)

                     Veterans Resource Team looking for support from local community (Mohave Valley Daily News 10/11)

10/12/2018:  Vets Stand Down Donates for Scholarship (Coeur d'Alene/Post Falls Press 10/12)

                     New service launched to help P.E.I. veterans transition to civilian life (CBC 10/11)

                     EVENT [10/15,17]: Job fair to help Wayne County veterans, immigrants find work (ABC 7 WXYZ 10/11)

                     Promotion continues for veterans program (Clinton Herald 10/11)

                     Tour highlights successes of Southwestern Pennsylvania's military veterans turned farmers [w/VIDEO] (Trib Live 10/11)

                     Your Healthy Family: American Warrior Initiative helps military veterans in southern Colorado (NBC 5 News 10/11)

10/11/2018:  Who do these SC veterans support for governor? Not the Afghan war veteran [w/VIDEO] (The State 10/10)

                     Former Navy SEALs: Veterans bring businesses a 'tremendous' advantage (Business Insider 10/10)

                     Veteran Reese Brown shares the evolution of his brand and purpose (Rolling Out 10/9)

10/10/2018:  EVENT [10/12]: Job Connections: Milwaukee County to Hold Two Job Fairs This Week (Milwaukee Community Journal 10/9)

                     CVG launching Strategic Workforce Collaborative, offering first job preparation program for veterans (NKY Tribune 10/9)

                     Army Officer Finds Sense Of Place In Leading Career-Seeking Veterans To Accenture (Task & Purpose 10/9)

                     EVENT [10/11]: Veterans home hosts event to help people learn to land state jobs (News Tribune 10/9)

                     Determination earns Navy veteran federal fire job on graduation day [w/VIDEO] (ABC 10 News 10/9)

                     Architect Wanted (Colorado Bureau of Reclamation 10/9)

10/09/2018:  SCCC veterans programs vital (Sparta Independent 10/8)

                     Two Michigan veterans share what happened after returning from Vietnam, Iraq [w/AUDIO] (Michigan Radio 10/8)

10/08/2018:  10 Truths About the Military Transition Process Employers Need to Understand (Entrepreneur 10/8)

                     EVENT [11/3]: Veterans Salute And Information Fair To Be Held Nov. 3 (The Chattanoogan 10/8)

                     Study looks to find new path for disabled veterans to find careers (Greensboro News & Record 10/7)

10/07/2018:  9 Reasons to Hire a Military Veteran (Journal Star 10/7)

                     Study looks to find new path for disabled veterans to find careers (Fayetteville Observer 10/6)

                     Getting Ready to Leave the Military? How to Align Your MOS to Your New Industry (Clearance Jobs 10/6)

                     Valero honored for hiring veterans (Moore County News-Press 10/6)

                     Veteran snapshot: Robert Bob Pickett (Beauregard Daily News 10/6)

                     Starbucks dedicates Tomah store as military family store (The Tomah Journal 10/5)

10/06/2018:  Veterans Stand Down gives veterans a helping hand (Johnson City Press 10/6)

                     Veteran Jobless Rate Falls to 3.4 Percent in September: Report ( 10/5)

                     Now hiring: Wisconsin makes change for military-trained drivers to land trucking jobs (Green Bay Press Gazette 10/5)

                     How SSAFA mentors are changing people’s lives [w/VIDEO] (The Telegraph UK 10/5)

                     CEOs On The Recruitment Of Transitioning Service Members (Chief Executive 10/5)

                     Jacksonville veterans get chance to shine at graduation, turned-employment recruiting event (Action News Jax 10/5)

10/05/2018:  Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema speaks with student-veterans ahead of Nov. Election (The Daily Wildcat 10/5)

                     Camp Resilience: Building veteran resilience outdoors and inside (Nashua Telegraph 10/4)