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Cornyn's bill helping veterans get commercial driving jobs becomes law

President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill introduced by U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) that streamlines the process by which active-duty military members and reservists can obtain their Commercial Driver's Licenses to get future jobs.

Meet One Woman Helping Veterans Become Business Owners

Even before Tracy Flanagan married a serial entrepreneur, she’d started picking up the skills to become a business owner. She was working in a legal office developing new systems.

Workshops for Warriors helping Veterans get great jobs in manufacturing

Military Veterans in Manufacturing

Meet the Man Helping Paralyzed Veterans Stand, One Robotic Skeleton at...

Christopher Meek knew on 9/11 that he would one day give back to the people who risk their lives on behalf of other Americans.

How an Eastvale man is helping veterans transition to civilian life

Between his stints in the Army and the Army reserves, retired Sgt. Maj. Gregory Coker spent 26 years, nine months and 11 days in service to his country.

Grant Helping TU Veteran Students Improve Veterans Center

Veterans attending the University of Tulsa will soon have a place to hang out, study and get any help they might need.

Local lawmakers: Helping veterans, businesses and more

On Monday, Sen. Andrew Lanza (R-Staten Island) and Assemblyman Michael Cusick (D-Mid-Island) held a joint press conference at the Staten Island Marine Corps League in Sunnyside with Councilman Steven Matteo (R–Mid-Island) and Councilwoman Debi Rose (D–North Shore) to announce that legislation,

How working the land is helping US war veterans heal

Veterans coming back from conflict often struggle with the transition to civilian life. They have higher rates of depression and suicide, and they’re more likely to be unemployed.

Helping Napa's homeless veterans get off the street

After living “in a bush” on and off for the last decade, Army veteran Chris Thomas, 55, is hopeful that he’ll have a proper place of his own to call “home” soon.

This Franchise Is All About Junk Removal–And Helping Veterans Find Jobs

Many veterans face a tough time finding work when they re-enter the civilian world. A former Army man himself, Jerry Flanagan started a junk removal franchise to do something about the problema.

How One Marine Has Dedicated His Life to Helping Veterans Succeed

Richard Delgado Jr. spent 10 years serving his country in the United States Marine Corps. Even though he's no longer in uniform, he has never stopped serving.

South Green Homeless Shelter Extends Helping Hand To Veterans In Need

Ten years ago, South Park Inn's inaugural Flag Day ceremony was a modest affair.

Helping Working Disabled Veterans Get the Care They Need

America’s disabled veterans answered our country’s call and when their time in uniform is done, our country must stand with them. One of the key issues all veterans face is making the transition to a civilian career, and for veterans who need extra medical attention this can be even more difficult.

Boots on the farm: helping veterans access agribusiness

As a member of the Seabees, the U.S. Navy’s elite construction battalion, James Turrell spent seven years putting his blood, sweat and building expertise to work all over the world, including stops in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and Fukushima, Japan, following the 2011 nuclear disaster. The work was fulfilling and rewarding – and hard for Turrell to walk away from.

How a Virginia Nonprofit Is Helping Veterans Launch Careers in Farming

A nonprofit organization in Virginia has designed a potentially beneficial solution to two looming social issues in American society: the aging population of farmers and military veterans looking for new careers.

Gov. Walker Helping Veterans Find Employment

Governor Scott Walker stopped in Northeast Wisconsin Monday afternoon to sign new legislation into law.

Veterans helping veterans

If you’ve served in the military, you’re probably a veteran entitled to veteran benefits. But are you receiving them?

Veterans helping veterans

They were combatants of World War II, the Korean conflict or Vietnam. Today, many spend their days in assisted living facilities often combating loneliness.

Bernie Corona, 85, Still Helping Fellow Veterans

But Corona agreed to an interview, hoping that sharing his experiences might spur others to help veterans.

Stand Down marks four years of helping veterans

The fourth annual Santa Barbara County Veterans Stand Down drew veterans in need of goods and services from across the county to Santa Maria Fairpark on Saturday.

Coping with court: Vietnam vets helping younger veterans in trouble

When an individual commits a crime and goes through the court process, they typically face two outcomes freedom or imprisonment.

United Way wants to be one-stop shop for helping returning veterans

Kyle Evans returned from war after two tours in Iraq with a traumatic brain injury, bad back, Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He also had a newborn son and no way to support him.

Helping Veterans Get Hired

Nick Swaggert, 33, is the veterans program director for Genesis10, a technology staffing and services firm. He is based in its St. Paul office.

Telmek LLC Reaches Out To Our Veterans To Continue In Helping...

Telmek LLC is a Support Services company owned and operated by Mike Williams. Mike Williams is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces and his company is registered as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business (SDVOSB). The purpose of the company was to have a professional team providing quality customer services in a number of areas.