While on a mission in Afghanistan on July 23, 2011, a pressure plate improvised explosive device detonated beneath U.S. Army Captain Jake Murphy, immediately taking his left foot and causing an anoxic brain injury that put him into a coma. Continue reading 2GIG and ELAN Smart Home Gifted by the Gary Sinise Foundation Provides U.S. Army CPT Jake Murphy with the Control He Needs
By Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University
Continue reading Attracting and Sourcing Veterans—Help for corporations looking for the right veteran for the job
Terms like 8a, SDVOSB, VOSB, and CVE can be confusing for many veterans related to what they might be eligible to use and what the status means to their company.
Continue reading Understanding Veteran-Owned Business Certifications
Mountain Mike’s Pizza is committed to serving “pizza the way it oughta be!®.” Headquartered in Newport Beach, California, Mountain Mike’s is a family-style pizza chain with more than 200 franchised restaurants in California and the West. Continue reading Marine Serves Up Success One Slice at a Time
The Association of ERGs & Councils (a practice group of PRISM International, Inc.) released their annual list of the Top 25 US Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), Business Resource Groups (BRGs) and Diversity Councils set to receive the tenth annual 2019 ERG & Council Honors Award™ at an award ceremony during the 2019 ERG & Council Conference in Orlando May 3rd.
Continue reading Top Organizations to Receive Diversity and Inclusion Honors Award At Annual Conference
IBM appointed Admiral Michelle J. Howard, the first African American woman to command a U.S. Navy ship, to its board, the company announced Tuesday. Continue reading IBM just appointed the first African-American woman to command a US Navy ship to its board
By Brady Rhoades
Active duty service members and veterans alike are big fans of Richard Rawlings. From outposts around the world, they tune into Fast N’ Loud, a Discovery Channel TV show that features Rawlings and his crew restoring broken down, classic cars in the Gas Monkey Garage. Rawlings’ products—energy drinks, tequila, sweatshirts—are available at more than 200 military bases in the United States and abroad.
Continue reading Richard Rawlings: On A Mission For Vets
What are your company’s biggest goals right now—building out a core product, improving customer service, growing your client base? When looking at employers’ top priorities, it’s rare to find hiring more veterans among them.
Continue reading Recruiting Veterans Can Improve Your Company’s Bottom Line—Here’s how to do it
On December 27, 2018, the 11th Contracting Squadron at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland awarded DynCorp International (DI) a contract for rotary wing aircraft maintenance. The competitively-awarded, firm-fixed-price contract has a base year plus four option years, valued at $75 million if all options are exercised. Continue reading DynCorp International Awarded Rotary Wing Services Contract at Joint Base Andrews