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Current Events Archive

Article Volume Date
Congress to finally consider adding four conditions to Agent Orange listVolume 3 Issue 169September 2020
Personal information of about 46,000 veterans compromised after VA data breachVolume 3 Issue 169September 2020
VA opposes bill to grant dental care to all veteransVolume 3 Issue 168July 2020
Federal teachers union urges military parents to choose DODEA's online learning optionVolume 3 Issue 168July 2020
Senate passes bill to give millions more veterans free lifetime entry to national parksVolume 3 Issue 167June 2020
Lawmaker introduces Brandon Act to improve troops' access to mental health careVolume 3 Issue 167June 2020
In online Memorial Day ceremonies, Americans in Europe honor service above selfVolume 3 Issue 166May 2020
Veterans group continues legal battle over discharge recordsVolume 3 Issue 166May 2020
VA medical facilities struggle to cope with the coronavirusVolume 3 Issue 165April 2020
These four innovations are changing and saving Veteran livesVolume 3 Issue 165April 2020
VA to suspend some GI Bill enrollments, holding back more than $200 million from 'deceptive' universitiesVolume 3 Issue 164March 2020
VA recruitment video shines light on Veterans Crisis Line respondersVolume 3 Issue 164March 2020
Brain injuries in Iraq put attention on invisible war woundsVolume 3 Issue 163February 2020
Lawsuit: Pentagon withholding info from veterans' advocatesVolume 3 Issue 162January 2020
National Wreaths Across America Day is December 14thVolume 3 Issue 161December 2019
Soldier deaths in South Korea put spotlight on US military suicide crisisVolume 3 Issue 160November 2019
Real people, events inspire military storylines in NBC show 'This Is Us'Volume 3 Issue 159October 2019
Businesses added a solid 195,000 jobs in AugustVolume 3 Issue 158September 2019
Program builds bridge to construction trades for service members leaving the militaryVolume 3 Issue 157August 2019
Program helps veterans dig in and succeedVolume 3 Issue 156July 2019
Meaningful work, mentors give vets a futureVolume 3 Issue 155June 2019
US employers hired a record number of people in AprilVolume 3 Issue 155June 2019
US job openings rise, outnumber the unemployed by 1 millionVolume 3 Issue 154May 2019
New Google search function aims to link military job codes to civilian workforceVolume 3 Issue 153April 2019
Army plans to expand program that helps soldiers find jobs after serviceVolume 3 Issue 153April 2019
US job openings jump to record high of 7.3 millionVolume 3 Issue 151February 2019
Wisconsin blitz to attract veterans, spouses to live, work in stateVolume 3 Issue 150January 2019
New VA website makes it easier to build a career based on giving back to VeteransVolume 3 Issue 149December 2018
Amazon Selects New York City and Northern Virginia for New HeadquartersVolume 4 Issue 148November 2018
Amazon welcomes first graduates of program to turn veterans into technologistsVolume 3 Issue 147October 2018
Navient named a 2019 Military Friendly EmployerVolume 3 Issue 146October 2018
US hiring picked up in August as pay surged most in 9 yearsVolume 3 Issue 146October 2018
Military Spouses Can Expect Easier Application Process When Applying for Federal JobsVolume 3 Issue 145August 2018
Foxholes, Wardrooms, & Ready RoomsVolume 3 Issue 144July 2018
Veterans help Forest Service with conservation projectsVolume 3 Issue 137December 2017
Veterans Get Expanded College Assistance Under TrumpVolume 3 Issue 137December 2017
More veterans and military members are putting VA loans into service to buy homesVolume 3 Issue 136November 2017
US hiring jumps after hurricanes as employers add 261,000 jobsVolume 3 Issue 136November 2017
The Jobseeker and Taking a StandVolume 3 Issue 135October 2017
Veterans Crisis Line to open third call center in Topeka, KansasVolume 3 Issue 134September 2017
Status of military raises part of study on converting to civilian-like salary systemVolume 3 Issue 131June 2017
VA to Congress: Go ahead and fix the GI Bill, if you can find the moneyVolume 3 Issue 131June 2017
Trump signs HIRE Vets bill into lawVolume 3 Issue 130May 2017
Veteran Employment Bill Passes SenateVolume 3 Issue 129April 2017
Federal hiring freeze could cause more disruptions to military servicesVolume 3 Issue 128March 2017
US Job Openings Remain at Mostly Healthy Level in DecemberVolume 3 Issue 127February 2017
Pentagon outlines civilian jobs exempt from Trump hiring freezeVolume 3 Issue 127February 2017
US Job Openings, Quits Rise, Pointing to Modest Hiring AheadVolume 3 Issue 126January 2017
US adds 156,000 jobs in final snapshot of economy under ObamaVolume 3 Issue 126January 2017
Congress passes gutted veterans reform billVolume 3 Issue 125December 2016
Military spouses struggle to stay in careers despite state lawsVolume 3 Issue 125December 2016
Reserve and Guard retirees close to becoming 'veterans'Volume 3 Issue 124November 2016
Trump's victory could boost chance for bigger troop pay raisesVolume 3 Issue 124November 2016
US Customs and Border Protection seeks vets to fill Virginia port jobsVolume 3 Issue 123October 2016
California turns to civilians as inmate firefighters dwindleVolume 3 Issue 122September 2016
Virginia firm helps vets, spouses conquer job marketVolume 3 Issue 122September 2016
New VA partnership expands power of peer support among student VeteransVolume 3 Issue 121August 2016
Progress on Reserve, Guard vet status, vet preference initiativesVolume 3 Issue 121August 2016
Former medics find themselves on bottom rung in civilian fieldVolume 3 Issue 120July 2016
Athletes of Valor aims to turn military veterans into college athletesVolume 3 Issue 120July 2016
Hurdling Job Barriers: The Power of Portable Careers For Military SpousesVolume 3 Issue 119June 2016
Workshop helps female veterans transition into civilian careersVolume 3 Issue 119June 2016
Why is it so hard to get a federal job? Here's one reasonVolume 3 Issue 118May 2016
Scrutinizing social media accounts may become regular part of federal security checksVolume 3 Issue 118May 2016
US hiring reaches 9-year high; job openings slipVolume 3 Issue 117April 2016
Military Spouses Face Major Employment ChallengesVolume 3 Issue 116March 2016
All candidates say they would help veterans, but who actually has a plan?Volume 3 Issue 115February 2016
Navy working to fill large number of firefighter, police openings on basesVolume 3 Issue 114January 2016
Integrity Is the Bottom LineVolume 3 Issue 114January 2016
Greenlight A Vet a gesture to honor veteransVolume 3 Issue 113December 2015
Unemployment Rates Fell in November for Recent VeteransVolume 3 Issue 113December 2015
The problems veterans face in the professional workplaceVolume 3 Issue 112November 2015
Vets can continue to serve by starting a businessVolume 3 Issue 112November 2015
VA aims to help homeless, at-risk veterans find stable jobsVolume 3 Issue 111October 2015
'Boots to Business' introduces veterans and active-duty troops to starting a businessVolume 3 Issue 111October 2015
Number of veterans getting federal jobs is at a 5-year highVolume 3 Issue 110September 2015
How Veteran Entrepreneurs at Patriot Boot Camp Presented by Techstars Will Change the WorldVolume 3 Issue 109August 2015
FTC investigating online college University of PhoenixVolume 3 Issue 109August 2015
Army announces details of troop cuts, says they could expandVolume 3 Issue 108July 2015
Veterans training program expandsVolume 3 Issue 108July 2015
VA homeless program to add more than 150 job coordinatorsVolume 3 Issue 107June 2015
Conference: 'Licensing barriers' keep skilled veterans out of civilian job marketsVolume 3 Issue 106May 2015
Obama bets on solar jobs for veteransVolume 3 Issue 105April 2015
Obama Calls for Effort to Boost High-Tech Training, HiringVolume 3 Issue 104March 2015
College training veterans as welders, electricians, driversVolume 3 Issue 104March 2015
Wounded warriors take battle to cyberspaceVolume 3 Issue 103February 2015
Veterans employment, Obamacare 1st on GOP agendaVolume 3 Issue 102January 2015
Bill would let 'Grow the Army' officers retire with full pensionVolume 3 Issue 101December 2014
Dogs in need serving disabled veteransVolume 3 Issue 101December 2014
Veterans get hiring boost with online courses, networkingVolume 3 Issue 100November 2014
Veterans Are Natural Born EntrepreneursVolume 3 Issue 100November 2014
Obama's push to hire veterans into federal jobs fuels resentmentVolume 3 Issue 99October 2014
Go Green for Mental Illness Awareness WeekVolume 3 Issue 99October 2014
Vets in workforce ramp up as military gears downVolume 3 Issue 98September 2014
Obama signs veterans' health care overhaulVolume 3 Issue 97August 2014
Thousands of Veterans sign up for Job EducationVolume 3 Issue 97August 2014
Veterans look to succeed as entrepreneursVolume 3 Issue 95June 2014
Safeway Honored for Military Hiring - DOL refocuses the Jobs for Veterans State Grants ProgramsVolume 3 Issue 93April 2014
Construction Industry Makes Veteran Hiring PledgeVolume 3 Issue 91February 2014
Small Business Tax IssuesVolume 3 Issue 91February 2014
Where are the best cities for Veterans to find JobsVolume 3 Issue 88November 2013
Government Shutdown Veteran ImpactVolume 3 Issue 87October 2013
Spouse Employment Effort Surpasses Goal More Than 2 Years EarlyVolume 3 Issue 85August 2013
Thousands of Veterans Receiving Jos. A. Bank Suits through Gary Sinise FoundationVolume 3 Issue 85August 2013
Second Annual MedTech Boot Camp Looking for ParticipantsVolume 3 Issue 84July 2013
Military Veteran Earns Own Company - Six-month search crowns winner of Operation American DreamVolume 3 Issue 84July 2013
Applications open for expense-paid Purdue University's Entrepreneurship BootcampVolume 3 Issue 83June 2013
First Lady announces certification plan for veteran jobsVolume 3 Issue 82May 2013
States adding tools to help Veterans get EmployedVolume 3 Issue 81April 2013
1,000+ Veteran Hires = $2.6 Million in tax creditsVolume 3 Issue 81April 2013
Report for 2012 Shows Significant Drop in Veterans' UnemploymentMarch 2013
And the Top-10 best jobs for Veterans are...Volume 3 Issue 80March 2013
Army, Marines Stop New Tuition Assistance EnrollmentsVolume 3 Issue 80March 2013
Nation's Largest Assisted Living Provider to Hire 1000 Veterans, Military SpousesVolume 3 Issue 79February 2013
UPS pledges support of those who serveVolume 3 Issue 79February 2013
Where to Find Intel JobsVolume 3 Issue 78January 2013
Toyota extends veterans hiring programVolume 3 Issue 78January 2013
What Will Veterans Do For Jobs When the Defense Industry Collapses?January 2013
Syracuse Technology Certification program gaining momentumVolume 3 Issue 77December 2012
Kennametal Launches Initiative to Hire Veterans; Addresses Skills GapVolume 3 Issue 76November 2012
December Job SearchDecember 2012
Two-thirds of U.S. employers would hire veterans over other candidates: SurveyNovember 2012
Where to Find Specialized Military to Civilian Federal JobsNovember 2012
Kroger Launches Military Recruiting InitiativeNovember 2012
Amazon Donates 2,000 Kindle Devices to Wounded Service Members Ahead of Veterans Day and Commits to Hiring At Least 1,200 Veterans in Upcoming YearNovember 2012
U.S. Security Associates Reports Record Military Hiring in 2011November 2012
Ryder Reports Significant Progress in Veteran HiringNovember 2012
Start Strong Veterans EventNovember 2012
Best jobs for vets? Systems analysts and adminsVolume 3 Issue 75October 2012
Nebraska Makes Pitch to VeteransVolume 3 Issue 75October 2012
ATA Thanks Congress for Passing Military CDL Act of 2012Volume 3 Issue 75October 2012
Points of Light and ITT Exelis Launch National Initiative to Help Returning Veterans SucceedOctober 2012
4 - Big Name Companies Join Effort to Train VeteransOctober 2012
The Home Depot Launches one day Career Assistance for Military and VeteransOctober 2012
Senator rips Obama's new veterans jobs planVolume 3 Issue 75September 2012
DuPont pledges that 10 percent of new hires will be VeteransVolume 3 Issue 74September 2012
Ameren Pledges to Hire 200 Veterans, Military SpouseVolume 3 Issue 74September 2012
Employers Court Troops, Spouses, Vets at Job FairsVolume 3 Issue 73August 2012
Federal Grants to help veterans get jobs as physician assistantsVolume 3 Issue 73August 2012
Boot Camp for Veterans Seeking Employment in MedTech IndustryVolume 3 Issue 73August 2012
Huge void in Engineers prompts unique partnershipVolume 3 Issue 72July 2012
Railways Industry Announces Job Opportunities for VetsVolume 3 Issue 72July 2012
Plans for a reverse boot camp nearing completionVolume 3 Issue 71June 2012
New Benefits for Unemployed VeteransVolume 3 Issue 70May 2012
Goodwill© and Walmart Foundation Connect Veterans with Job SuccessVolume 3 Issue 70May 2012
First lady unveils new military spouse hiring effortVolume 3 Issue 69April 2012
Disabled Veterans National Foundation Supports Legislation to Allow Veterans with Certain Military Training to Bypass Job Training or Certification RequirementsVolume 3 Issue 69April 2012
Vets' transition to civilian jobs often includes a perceived step downVolume 3 Issue 68March 2012
Vets' jobless rate takes big drop in FebruaryVolume 3 Issue 68March 2012
The GE to hire 5,000 veterans over the next five yearsVolume 3 Issue 67February 2012
Leadership in corporate world requires adjustment for vetsVolume 3 Issue 67February 2012
Post-9/11 veterans unemployment drops in JanuaryVolume 3 Issue 67February 2012
VA Vocational Rehab - What You Should KnowVolume 3 Issue 67February 2012
The Cost of Being UnemployedVolume 3 Issue 66January 2012
Unexploded Ordnance Technician Training Begins in AprilVolume 3 Issue 66January 2012
AmeriCorps Recruiting Our Nation's HeroesVolume 3 Issue 66January 2012
Linkedin offers 1-month free upgrade to veteran job seekersVolume 3 Issue 66January 2012
Take the Interview Helps Hiring Our Heroes Find Jobs for VeteransVolume 3 Issue 65December 2011
Federal Hiring of Veterans Reaches 20-Year HighVolume 3 Issue 65December 2011
Sears Holdings Increases Commitment to Providing Jobs and Support to Military PersonnelVolume 3 Issue 65December 2011
Women Veterans Get Help Finding Good-Paying JobsVolume 3 Issue 65December 2011
Free Training For Veteran's Prepare for your Next StepVolume 3 Issue 64November 2011
US Labor Department, Microsoft announce new resources for veteransVolume 3 Issue 64November 2011
Intel Launches Veteran's Employment Training ProgramVolume 3 Issue 64November 2011
Employer Veteran Skills perceptionsVolume 3 Issue 64November 2011
USAJobs Now to Include Navy and Marine Corps Jobs!Volume 3 Issue 63October 2011

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