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New Oakland County program connects veterans with jobs

When Michael Tioran of Bloomfield Hills ended an eight-year stint in the U.S. Navy in 2008, the economy he came home to was mired in the Great Recession.

Program offers job potential for retiring veterans

Some people who join the military choose to make a career out of it, while others eventually decide they want to do something else for a living.

‘Dreamers’ could lose more than their jobs if immigration program dies

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program gave unauthorized immigrants who were brought to the United States before age 16 temporary work authorization and relief from deportation.

Faulconer’s Homeless Veterans Program Quietly Misses Deadline

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced his "Housing Our Heroes" program during his State of the City address in January 2016 to much fanfare.

Texas veterans tuition aid program will remain as is

The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand an appeals court ruling that upholds a much-watched Texas program that promises free college educations to military veterans if they lived in the state when they enlisted.

Service and Sacrifice: Former State Legislator Leads Program to help Maine...

“They always say you stand on the shoulders of the people who went before you and I think in many cases that is very, very true,” and, in Charlie Summers’ case, that’s a long line of relatives stretching back in history; a record of service woven into the fabric of who he is.

USM Veterans Center starts Textbooks for Troops program

University of Southern Mississippi senior Ashley Thames, a member of the Air Force Reserve and a nursing student, said a new program called Textbooks for Troops will help her save money on the nursing textbooks she needs to complete her education.

Next phase for advanced manufacturing enrollment program for CT veterans announced

Federal and state officials spoke today at the Manchester Community College, Lobby of the Arts, Sciences & Technology Center about the next phase of the advanced manufacturing enrollment program specifically for veterans.

Program designed to help homeless veterans in Maryland

It is estimated there are about 30,000 homeless veterans in the United States.

New program provides Nevada veterans free legal help

On Monday, James Dorsey sat with Nevada’s attorney general in a conference room, drafting up his will.

Spectrum Health program connects veterans with benefits

Veterans are entitled to a lot of federal and state benefits, but figuring out how to get and use them can be hard. A new program at Spectrum Health is helping veterans pay their hospital bills and much more with benefits that already exist.

Veterans Choice program is hot topic during candidate's visit to VA...

Invited to a meeting with the top brass at the Manchester VA Medical Center, Mayor Ted Gatsas said on Wednesday that he didn’t make it through the front door before hearing a complaint about the Veterans Choice system.

Entrepreneurship Training Pilot Program Launches to Aid Florida Veterans

The Florida SBDC Network, in partnership with Veterans Florida, welcomed the first class of participants in the new Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program, a statewide initiative offering qualified veterans the opportunity to receive an accelerated entrepreneurship education at no cost.

KBR Launches Craft Training Program for Veterans

March 22, 2016 – KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today it is creating a program to train active duty military in the pipefitting trade to assist service members who desire to pursue an industrial civilian career following their military service.

Afghanistan, Kuwait veteran Yancey Farrington determined to fight cancer with help...

Yancey Farrington survived six years on the battlefields of Kuwait and Afghanistan. Now he’s dying in his walkup in the Bronx.

New program designed to help veterans transition

The U.S. Air Force veteran said he gained great skills in the military, but had a hard time translating them to the private sector.

City to join new program for veterans

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley launched the Veterans Economic Communities Initiative (VECI) Wednesday in an effort to increase employment and educational opportunities for veterans.

The Part Of JP Morgan's Veterans Hiring Program That It Would...

When JP Morgan saw the unacceptably high level of unemployment among recent veterans, it decided to hire thousands of veterans and form a coalition of companies that wanted to do the same.

Outreach program helps veterans transition to business world

Now that they’re done serving their nation, a group of about 30 veterans is learning how to serve their community by starting a new business.

Pittsburgh 1 of 50 American cities chosen for veterans job program

Strezeski, 35, of Natrona Heights said she appreciated the help, but she was over-qualified. She has bachelor's and master's degrees and served as an intelligence analyst in the Army. She said the agencies stereotyped her: “People think that anyone coming out of the Army is young, male and undereducated,” she said. “That's not who we are.”

VA program helps veterans start new career

Getting struggling veterans back on their feet, that’s the goal of a unique program a the Ralph H. Johnson VA Hospital. The first step is to help veterans find jobs, and then keep them.

Lawmakers help Alamo Colleges’ veterans program

Alamo Colleges is proud to serve more veterans than any other community college system in Texas. It’s an honor that we do not take lightly. We have always endeavored to be on the forefront of providing resources for veterans and their families.

New VA program helps veterans find meaningful employment

After more than a decade of deployments, the unemployment rate for veterans from all wars remains higher than that of the general population in Utah.

From soldier to Realtor; program courts veterans

Kauzlarich, who had lived in Des Moines and Winterset, joined the Air Force a year after high school and signed up for a position handling and inspecting bombs and other explosive devices.

VA Choice Program must work better for our veterans

When our men and women in uniform complete their military service, they fulfill their solemn vow and commitment to our nation. It is our duty to honor our commitment to them. Unfortunately, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) too often fails in fulfilling its pledge to provide quality medical care to our nation’s veterans.

No choice for Giles veteran when doctors don't join VA Veterans...

A Giles County veteran who lives more than 40 miles from the Salem VA Medical Center could see a doctor closer to home if only he could find one willing to participate in the Veterans Choice Program.

Yellow Ribbon program seeks to help Manatee's homeless veterans

Barry is 58 years old. He sometimes sleeps in the park, sometimes in the woods. Barry served honorably in the U.S. military.

Communication to take focus in jobs for veterans program

More than 500 jobs were created in Rutherford County in 2014 and only 10 percent of those open jobs were filled by military veterans, according to information from the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce.

Labor secretary lauds veterans program

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez was in San Diego on Tuesday to get a firsthand look at a program credited with helping more than 200 veterans transition from homelessness to employment over the past two years.

Cedar Rapids program tries to connect veterans with jobs

Donnell Williams had five job interviews March 19. He hopes one of those works out before his unemployment benefits expire next week.

Few veterans in Black Hills region using new VA program

A new program aiming to simplify private health care coverage for veterans and reduce wait and travel times hasn't caught on in the Black Hills region.

Thomas Edison State College teams with Comcast to promote veteran education...

Thomas Edison State College has the largest enrollment out of any other veteran institute across the country and it's looking to expand.

Grand Bank gives Rider University $50K to expand school's veterans entrepreneurial...

Hamilton-based Grand Bank has given Rider University a $50,000 grant to continue and expand its Veteran Entrepreneurship Training program established last year.

Veterans Fellowship Program

Senator Grassley recognizes the outstanding military service of returning Iowa veterans and the challenges they can face after leaving military service.

New veterans training program offers new skills for better job opportunities

Larry Jones of Frisco has been job searching for more than six months since he was laid off.

Cost of Texas education program for vets could rise dramatically

A recent ruling by a federal judge could turn a state program that waives college tuition and fees for military veterans into one of the most expensive in Texas history.

Northampton Community College program to give elite veterans new mission

A public-private partnership is giving America's most elite military veterans a new mission on a domestic battle field.

Va. veterans hiring program reaches job pledges milestone

A Virginia program aimed at hiring veterans is claiming 10,000 jobs pledged to vets.

Bill would create dog training program for veteran therapy

Rep. Steve Stivers (R-Ohio) has introduced legislation that would establish a dog training program for veterans with post-traumatic stress.

College vet center grant program to expand

Marywood University's new veterans center opened last semester without any permanent student housing, but veterans moved in anyway.