Veteran Transition News

November 2018

 

11/30/2018:  $4 million veteran center at Penn State is coming soon. How you can donate to the project (Centre Daily Times 11/29)

11/29/2018:  In transition: From military to student life (Naples Florida Weekly 11/29) 📅

                     Kennedy: Veterans have harder time getting financing for business ventures (Daily Gazette 11/28)

                     How This Army Vet Is Helping Penske Increase Its Focus On Hiring Veterans (Task & Purpose 11/28)

                     YEAR OF THE VETERAN: Here’s how you can volunteer to help veterans in the Midlands (NBC 10 WIS 11/28)

                     New Envoy Air Military Transition Program Assists Veteran Mechanics Pursue Commercial Airline Career (Aviation Pros 11/28)

11/27/2018:  NSW government to support veteran transition to civvy life (Defence Connect Australia 11/27)

                     Veteran students experience delays to GI Bill payments (NBC 4 WSMV 11/26-27)

                     Vets for hire: Local businesses offer veteran preference (Jacksonville Daily News 11/26)

                     IT Mindshare from Morgantown, WV provides tech services with military integrity (WV State Journal 11/26)

                     Help available for more than 400 veterans among the Camp Fire evacuees (Enterprise-Record 11/26)

                     Exchange Hiring Veterans, Spouses (Military.com 11/26)

11/26/2018:  FDU named Purple Heart University, celebrates Veterans Day (The Pillar 11/26)

                     When the Mission Continues (Nation Swell 11/26)

11/25/2018:  Unique firefighting crew has common trait: Military service (Tristate Homepage 11/24)

                     Charleston VA’s ‘Turnaround Tuesdays’ match vets with hotel, restaurant jobs (Post and Courier 11/24)

                     NC Navy veteran Taveta Hobbs remains missing a decade after her Thanksgiving week disappearance (NBC News 11/23)

11/24/2018:  After the Parade: Salute Service in Ways That Count (Epoch Times 11/23)

                     Gifts being collected for veterans (Grand Island Independent 11/23)

                     Benefits for thousands of Navy veterans depend on Georgia senator's next move 🎥 (NBC 8 News 11/23)

11/23/2018:  Grant to help CCC, SUNY Oswego do more for veterans (Oswego County News Now 11/23)

                     Niles church helps veteran get service dog (Tribune Chronicle 11/23)

                     Why military veterans might be key to closing the cybersecurity jobs gap (Tech Republic 11/22)

                     Firm helps train veterans: LHP partnering with Ivy Tech to help fill jobs in auto industry (The Republic 11/22)

                     Program in place to help veterans find employment (Daily Post-Athenian 11/22)

                     A Thanksgiving to last a lifetime: Veteran of war finds life and love (ABC 6 RTV 11/22)

11/22/2018:  Army Non-Commissioned Officer Crowned Ms. Veteran America 2018 (Open PR 11/22)

                     With $500K Appeal Looming, Local Veteran Concerned by Bexar County Personnel Decision (Rivard Report 11/22)

                     VA’s Benefits Delivery at Discharge program improves service to veterans (Lake County News 11/22)

                     Grads of New Leadership Program Aim to Transform Veteran Advocacy (Military.com 11/22)

                     Vets can soon be thankful for Congress's interest in payment issues 🎥 (The Hill 11/21)

                     Valley Springs veteran recalls service, MacArthur’s visit to Japan (Calaveras Enterprise 11/21)

                     Crisis Hotline Available to Help Local Veterans 🎥 (ABC 5 KRGV 11/21)

                     Commissioners use veterans services post to send political message (My San Antonio 11/21)

                     Pasco business helps rebuild veteran's pool cage after possible tornado (ABC Action News 11/21)

                     With plentiful job market, Wisconsin hits the road to lure vets returning to civilian life (Journal Sentinel 11/21)

                     How This Army Vet Found A Career He Loves At A Veteran-Friendly Company (Task & Purpose 11/21)

11/21/2018:  Plumlee: Recruiting, retention, results! (Connecting Vets 11/21)

                     Black Veteran Gets Cops Called On Him By ‘Scared’ Yogurt Shop Employees For Literally Doing His Job (Guacamoley! 11/21)

                     Disabled veterans find healing through scuba 🎥 (ABC 23 Bakersfield 11/20)

                     EVENT [12/11]: South King County Veterans Workshop and Job Fair set for Dec. 11 (Kent Reporter 11/20)

                     Done with Black Friday shopping? Give your money to VSO's on #GivingTuesday (Connecting Vets 11/20)

                     Beck reflects on combat experiences, transition to Clemson in Student Affairs event 🎥 (Clemson Newsstand 11/20)

                     Veteran gets diploma, becomes part of NA's Class of 1962 (Trib Live 11/20)

                     How To Support Veterans Onboarding Into Your Company (Forbes 11/20)

                     Program connects veteran to services grows in first year 🎥 (NBC 2 KJRH 11/20)

                     Jacksonville business owner puts hiring veterans in national spotlight (News 4 Jax 11/20)

                     Syringa Town Hall Meeting: Transition from VA to primary clinic to take place (Idaho County Free Press 11/19))

11/20/2018:  Thanks for your Service, Now Let's Move On (The Rambler 11/19)

                     WWII veteran stands tall in police accolades (Times Herald 11/19)

                     Microsoft Closing the IT “Clearance Gap” with its Software Academy for Vets (Clearance Jobs 11/19)

                     Meyer hopes making veterans serve as mentors will create unity (Herald-Whig 11/19)

                     BJC to host a veterans job fair 🎥 (CBS 4 KMOV 11/19)

                     US veteran, 100, who showed immense bravery in WWII awarded top French honor (Fox News 11/19)

                     New Braunfels moves up the list of veteran-friendly small cities (Community Impact 11/19)

                     Local veteran gets help moving into new apartment from VFW (Go San Angelo 11/19)

11/19/2018:  Program offers free training for veterans by business owners who are veterans (Sun Chronicle 11/18)

                     Bremerton veteran who lost a leg becomes a firefighter (NBC 5 KING 11/17-18)

                     FCA Foundation Awards $500,000 in Support of U.S. Veterans, Service Members and Their Families (Virginian-Pilot 11/11)

11/18/2018:  Goodwill adds third Las Vegas career center to help veterans land jobs (Las Vegas Review-Journal 11/18)

                     SNHU and Walgreens Partner to Offer Training to Veterans (eLearning Inside 11/17)

                     Learn how you can help veterans transition into civilian life 🎥 (CBS 6 WRGB 11/17)

                     Barbara Bedell: November is when communities honor veterans (Record Online 11/17)

                     Tacoma Army vet gives back to military members through real estate business (Q13 Fox 11/16)

                     Veteran who struggled with transition to civilian life now spends her time helping others do the same (Q13 Fox 11/16)

11/17/2018:  How A Former Airman Brought A Mission-First Work Ethic To IBM (Task & Purpose 11/16)

                     Remarks by President Trump Honoring National Veterans and Military Families Month (White House 11/16)

                     From Boots to Suits – 5 Tips to Make Transitioning Easier (Clearance Jobs 11/16)

                     Improving Veteran Job Readiness Programs Honors Their Service (Military.com 11/16)

                     Study: Cincy, Columbus fare well; Toledo, Cleveland struggle in top U.S. cities for vets (Cincinnati Online 11/16)

                     City program to help veterans and their families in Queens and beyond find jobs hits milestone (QNR 11/16)

                     US Labor Dept. Commends Lakewood For Hiring Veterans (Lakewood Patch 11/16)

11/16/2018:  Battleground to Breaking Ground Entrepreneurial Training Project now taking applications (AgriLife Today 11/16)

                     We have to do better for our veteran servicemen and women (Fleetwood Weekly News UK 11/16)

                     Learning Together: Connecting Veterans and Students (West Georgian 11/16)

                     How One Veteran Translated His Military Experience To Corporate America (Task & Purpose 11/16)

                     Paychecks for Patriots offers way forward 🎥 (NWF Daily News 11/15)

                     73 YO, Fighter Pilot’s Daughter Looks For A Job For Her #FitOldGuy Dad On Twitter & It Proved Worthwhile (ED Times 11/15)

                     Thieves target local veteran on Veterans Day 🎥 (KSNT 11/15)

                     HeroPreneur event in Phoenix helps veterans find careers 🎥 (ABC 15 AZ 11/15)

                     Some Young Veterans Need More From Government (FedSmith 11/15)

                     CareerSource Capital Region hosts career fair for veterans 🎥 (ABC 27 WTXL 11/15)

                     American Legion hosts job fair in Greenville 🎥 (NBC WITH 11/15)

11/15/2018:  Opening of Veterans Resource Center marked with ribbon-cutting (Western Caroline Univ 11/15)

                     Clemson officials welcome new Student Veteran Center 🎥 (Clemson Newsstand 11/15)

                     Marines, Soldiers head to latest hiring event (DC Military Pentagram 11/15)

                     Finding Your Purpose During Transition (Echo Alaska 11/15)

                     Veterans Day: Naval Transition Assistance Program 🎥 (NBC King 5 News 11/15)

                     Implementation matters: Making certain the VA Mission Act will work for veterans (The Hill 11/14)

                     Small Biz Focus: Virginia Supports Veterans, V3 Certification Opportunity (ARL Now 11/14)

                     At job fair in Pittsfield, veterans get quality time with prospective employers (Berkshire Eagle 11/14)

                     127th Wing welcomes Eisenhower to SANGB (DVIDS 11/14)

                     Services available for veterans looking for a job 🎥 (CBS 9 WNCT 11/14)

                     Workforce Wednesday: Job opportunities for veterans (CBS KTVA Alaska 11/14)

11/14/2018:  Kelly picks veteran, bipartisan group to lead transition (WIBW 13 TV 11/13)

                     OSU helps veterans transition to college (Daily Barometer 11/13)

                     Pritzker announces veteran-focused transition team (Herald-News 11/13)

                     A Veteran Helping Veterans (Ironton Tribune 11/13)

                     Gov. Cooper: Veterans are invaluable to North Carolina’s workforce (ABC 13 WLOS 11/13)

                     Being an Employer of Choice for Military Veterans (CableFax 11/13)

                     How One Navy Veteran Navigating From The Military To New Opportunities (Task & Purpose 11/13)

                     Veteran Hiring Initiatives Pay Off 🎥 (Spectrum News Charlotte 11/13)

                     Overcoming Barriers To Veteran Employment (Forbes 11/13)

                     JSEC and Cornell Cooperative Extension hold Veteran's Day Career Fair 🎥 (Binghamton Homepage 11/13)

                     This year, why not honor a veteran by ensuring vital services are available? 🎥 (WHNT 19 News 11/13)

                     Jacksonville job fair: Military, veteran job fair to be held Friday (CBS 47/Fox 30 Jax 11/13)

                     Veterans find hockey helps transition to civilian life 🎥 (NBC 4 News 11/12)

                     Cornell Farm Ops program helps vets transition into farming (NBC 18 WETM 11/12)

                     Macon transition home continues to help veterans get back on their feet (Macon Telegraph 11/12)

                     Healing 4 Heroes helping veterans transition with trained service dogs 🎥(ABC 9 WTVM 11/12)

                     His son died on Veterans Day. Now he’s trying to help Coast vets transition to civilian life. 🎥 (Sun Herald 11/12)

                     New Veterans Transition Center Opens 🎥 (Spectrum News San Antonio 11/12)

11/13/2018:  Geisinger Puts Focus on Veterans’ Employment 🎥 (ABC 16 WNEP 11/12)

                     PTS Financial Services Launches Veteran-Hiring Initiative (aPro 11/12)

                     Veteran finds new mission, helps other vets with cattle ranch 🎥 (KSHB 41 News 11/12)

                     Nurse Reveals How LinkedIn Gave Her a Leg Up in Job-Searching as a Military Spouse (People 11/12)

                     Veterans Have More Cybersecurity Skills Than They Know (Task & Purpose 11/12)

                     What Four Companies Are Doing To Hire Veterans (Chief Executive 11/12)

                     Letter: USPS gives veterans jobs (Detroit News 10/12)

                     Erie's VA Medical Center is Helping Veterans Find Employment 🎥 (Erie News Now 11/12)

                     VettedHeroes Seeks to Improve Veteran Hiring with Partnerships, Technology (Dallas Innovates 11/12)

                     The Power Of Purpose: How Activision's 'Call Of Duty' Has Helped Put 50,000 Veterans Back To Work (Forbes 11/12)

11/12/2018:  The companies where veterans thrive (Biz Women 11/12)

                     In a Tight Job Market, Siemens Seeks Veterans (Industry Week 11/12)

                     After the parades, invest in Philly’s veterans (Inquirer Philly 11/12)

                     The organization helping veterans get jobs by teaching them how to re-adjust to civilian life 🎥 (CNBC 11/11)

                     Congressman Seth Moulton Pays Tribute to Military Veterans in Marblehead (Item Live 11/11)

                     Alliance stands ready to give assistance to veterans (Times Union 11/11)

                     Viewpoint: Why companies should hire a veteran (Boston Business Journal 11/11)

                     6 Veterans Who Are Rocking Their Post-Military Careers (Forbes 11/11)

                     Professor, Vietnam veteran reflects on career (Daily Toreador 11/11)

                     The Best Way to Honor Veterans Is to Hire One (Entrepreneur 11/11)

                     4 Things Companies Don't Understand About Vets Transitioning From the Military to the Corporate World (Entrepreneur 11/11)

                     Transition Program Helps Younger Veterans Shed The Trauma Of Combat 🎥 (Huffington Post 11/11)

                     Non-profit Uses Alternative Therapy to Help Combat Vets Transition Back to Civilian Life (Spectrum 9 News 11/11)

11/11/2018:  Town hall held for community members to listen to veterans' stories (25 News Boston 11/11)

                     CityLine November 11, 2018: Home Base helping veterans transition 🎥 (ABC 5 WCVB 11/11)

                     OU Law students help vets with legal matters (Norman Transcript 11/10)

                     Higher education must meet veterans' needs (Clinton Herald 11/10)

                     Booker Releases Comprehensive Veterans Handbook (Cape May County Herald 11/10)

                     Thousand Oaks mass shooting raises questions about veterans’ transitions back to civilian life (Daily Bulletin 11/10)

11/10/2018:  Veteran speaks of struggle to adjust to civilian life after service 🎥 (WECT 6 News 11/9)

                     Texas Tech University honored for dedication to military and veteran students (Everything Lubbock 11/9)

                     The war within: Veterans face a different battle re-adjusting to civilian life (Wink 11/9)

                     Troops to Teachers to help veterans, armed forces members transition to Delaware teaching careers (Delaware News 11/9)

                     Vets making transition from military to civilian life 🎥 (NBC 13 WEAU 11/9)

                     Learn how Army veterans are in the farming business thanks to Cornell program 🎥 (Ithaca Journal 11/9)

                     Veterans Commend University of New Haven for Easing Transition from Military to Academic Setting (Univ of New Haven 11/9)

                     Veteran helping peers transition to civilian life 🎥 (KOMO News 11/9)

                     Xcel Energy Looking to Hire More Veterans (My High Plains 11/9)

                     Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission advocates veteran employment (Daily Energy insider 11/9)

                     AARP: Veterans twice as likely to be scammed (News 4 Jax 11/9)

                     Columbia County hosts annual Veteran Stand Down and Job Fair (Chronicle Online 11/9)

                     Hamilton company sees value of hiring military veterans (Journal-News 11/9)

                     Veterans returning to civilian life find a more welcoming labor market (AZ Central 11/9)

                     Veteran and service dog are perfect 6-legged team 🎥 (USA Today 11/9)

11/09/2018:  Research gives a voice to family members as war veterans transition back to civilian life (Univ of Calgary Today 11/9)

                     Honor our veterans by finding them meaningful jobs (St. Louis Post-Dispatch 11/8)

                     Army veteran with Georgia ties takes skills to the cattle field (Atlanta Journal-Constitution 11/8)

                     Study Shows Job Simulations Remove Bias Against Veteran Job Candidates (PR Newswire 11/8)

                     Job fair hits home for these Charlotte-area veterans (Charlotte Business Journal 11/8)

                     From Bankruptcy To 200 Franchises: Military Veteran Entrepreneur's 6 Keys To Success (Forbes 11/8)

                     Strong Job Skills Make Veterans Hot Hires (US News & World Report 11/8)

                     TAP Boots to Business Course Offers First Steps to #VetBiz Ownership (DVIDS 11/8)

                     Caserto Increases Retention Rate to 81 Percent for Veteran Students (Nevada Sagebrush 11/8)

                     York Solutions Certified Veteran-Owned Business by National Veteran Business Development Council (PR Newswire 11/8)

                     Grunt Style CEO gives advice for veterans in businesses (San Antonio Business Journal 11/8)

                     Wells Fargo Surpasses $130 Million in Donations to Veteran-Related Nonprofits (AP 11/8)

11/08/2018:  Vets find jobs via Veterans Workforce Initiative program (Tucson Local Media 11/8)

                     How Marine Corps training prepared this veteran for a career making children’s toys (Military Times 11/8)

                     Crawley MP backs scheme to help jailed veterans reintegrate into society 🎥 (Crawley & Horley Observer 11/7)

                     NSU opens student center for vets in Broken Arrow (Tahlequah Daily Press 11/7)

                     Job fair seeks to help veterans find work 🎥 (Big Country Homepage 11/7)

                     From Military to Civilian Workforce: Helping Veterans Grow Their Careers (Chief Learning Officer Media 11/7)

                     Local organization helps military vets transition back into civilian life 🎥 (NBC 2 News 11/7)

                     Hiring America’s Heroes (Chief Executive 11/7)

                     Fairbury’s VFW hosts benefit and career fair for veterans, active military members 🎥 (NCN News 11/7)

                     Legion book celebrating Canadian veterans welcomes submissions (Manitoulin Expositor 11/7)

                     Kern Back in Business: Putting veterans to work 🎥 (ABC 23 Bakersfield 11/7)

                     How One Marine Veteran Landed A Dream Engineering Job At Praxair (Task & Purpose 11/7)

                     EVENTS [11/9-12]: Veterans Day Events around the Lehigh Valley (The Morning Call 11/7)

                     Former U.S. Marine Becca Ryan says she’s glad she chose Appalachian (Appalachian Today 11/7)

                     This Veterans Day event offers combat veterans a chance to tell their stories (Macon Telegraph 11/7)

                     Finding the Best Small Business Resources for Veterans (Forbes 11/7)

11/07/2018:  EVENT [11/9]: Annual veteran and community job fair on Friday (Vermont Biz 11/7)

                     ProfNet Experts Available on Veteran Employment, Millennial Finance, More (PR Newswire / ProfNet 11/6)

                     Sound Off: Support Whidbey Island veteran-owned small businesses (Whidbey News-Times 11/6)

                     Hiring veterans starts with good HR (Alvin Sun & Advertiser 11/6)

                     EVENT [11/17]: APSU honoring vet & active-duty personnel during Military Appreciation Football Game (Leaf Chronicle 11/6)

                     EVENT [11/12]: Vietnam veteran to speak on 'Value of the Veteran Voice' Nov. 12 (Daily Herald 11/6)

                     Veteran's Day: Where vets can go for assistance in finding work 🎥 (ABC 7 WKBW 11/6)

                     A conversation with student veterans (Missouri S&T 11/6)

                     EVENT [11/8]: Big job fair for veterans and soon to be vets at FedEx Field (WTOP 11/6)

                     Air Force Veteran Uses Data Analytics Degree to Land Job at SpaceX (SNHU 11/6)

                     EVENTS [11/2018]: Veterans Voice: News for vets (Daily Hampshire Gazette 11/5)

                     How This Veteran Is Helping Other Veterans Find Employment (Nav 11/5)

                     New housing and job program available for veterans in Northeast Wisconsin 🎥 (Fox 11 News 11/5)

                     Nearly half of job searches by Veterans focus on three industries: Monster (Staffing Industry 11/5)

11/06/2018:  Free space for veterans at WeWork helps entrepreneurship (New York Post 11/5)

                     2018's Best & Worst Places for Veterans to Live (Florida Trend 11/5)

                     Veteran Documentary to be Screened in Bismarck 🎥 (My ND Now 11/5)

                     Monster Announces 2018 Best Companies for Veterans List (PR Newswire / Monster 11/5)

                     Paperwork backlog delays benefits to veterans attending Wichita State 🎥 (Wichita Eagle 11/5)

                     Veterans group hopes new Bay City building will help returning soldiers (Bay City News 11/5)

                     MSU Helping Vets Adapt to New Role (Michigan State Univ 11/5)

                     Boeing works to maintain veteran workforce at North Charleston campus 🎥 (NBC 2 News 11/5)

11/05/2018:  Give veterans jobs, not gestures: ADA (Nine News Australia 11/5)

                     From boots to business: Veterans excel as entrepreneurs (Cape Cod Times 11/4)

                     Veterans working for Waste Management bring safety on 2 fronts (Herald Net 11/4)

                     These are the tools veterans need to get the job (New York Post 11/4)

                     Veteran adjusted to the side effects of war with a life of it (Times Free Press 11/4)

                     KERN BACK IN BUSINESS: Kern Patriot Partnership (ABC 23 Bakersfield 11/3)

11/04/2018:  KWWL tours new veteran transition house (NBC 7 KWWL 11/3)

                     Marshalltown looks to fill two vacancies (Times-Republican 11/3)

                     Patriotism deeply instilled in Marine Corps veteran Richard Martin (Westside Connect 11/2)

11/02/2018:  Veteran employment to grow under government jobs scheme 🎥 (Herald Sun Australia 11/2)

                     Career fair for veterans held in Holyoke 🎥 (News 22 WWLP 11/2)

                     Veteran loses job after employer refuses to allow PTSD service dog 🎥 (ABC 7 KLTB 11/2)

                     Chelan County Honored for Work in Hiring Veterans (Newsradio 560 KPQ 11/2)

                     Veterans Who Want To Be Farmers In Northern California Get Support From VA (Capital Public Radio 11/2)

                     First Homes for Veterans Recipient Presented Keys to New Home (The M Report 11/2)

                     From boots to business: Q&A with Reggie Ordonez of Veterans Business Outreach Center (Nashville Business Journal 11/1)

                     Arkansas company hiring veterans to hang lights for the holidays 🎥 (CBS 11 THV 11/1)

                     Dozens of companies, unions come together to help veteran build addition after vet scammed 🎥 (WIVB 4 News 11/1)

                     Business owners encouraged to boost veteran employment in Collin County (Plano Star-Courier 11/1)

                     Recruit Military holds job fair at Ohio State to help veterans 🎥 (NBC 4 WCMH 11/1)

                     EVENT [11/8]: It’s National Hire a Veteran Month ​​​​​​​(Athol Daily News 11/1)

                     Hire Heroes USA Cites Veteran Employment as Key Issue in U.S. this Veterans Day (PR Web 11/1)

                     Veterans to give perspectives on post-military life (The EWU Easterner 11/1)

                     The 20 Best Cities For Veterans To Live In 🎥 (Task & Purpose 11/1)

                     Pilot project helps female veterans transition back into civilian life 🎥 (CTV Montreal 11/1)

                     WVRF helping vets transition into civilian life (Fox 29 WFLX 11/1)

                     Metro foundation using horse therapy to help combat veterans transition to civilian life 🎥 (Fox 4 KC 11/1)

11/01/2018:  Commentary: 5 ways companies can help veterans transition to corporate America (Military Times 11/1)

                     Veteran Entrepreneurs Launch NextPath Career Partners, Staffing Firm for Underserved Industries (PR Newswire 11/1)

                     Coworkers, veterans share deep bond at local Comcast 🎥 (Fox 47 News 10/31)

                     All heart for army veteran Steven’s charity work (Edinburgh Evening News 10/31)

                     Veterans bring perspective, valuable skill set to workforce (Aurora News-Register 10/31)

                     EVENT [11/7]: UCAR Invites Veterans, People with Disabilities, Public to Job Fair, Nov. 7 (NCAR/UCAR 10/31)

                     Military tech giant settles charges that it discriminated against National Guardsmen (Washington Post 10/31)

                     Guest Commentary: Veteran Entrepreneurship Rates Are Declining (Twin Cities Business 10/31)

                     Combat veteran embraces new job as depot SGM (DVIDS 10/31)

                     Nation rallied around veterans after Great Recession, but many are underemployed 🔊 (St. Louis Public Radio 10/31)

                     Proud to Serve: U.S. Navy Veteran returns to civilian life in St. Louis (Fox 2 Now 10/30)