Often, a complex chain of events leads a veteran into homelessness. Service-related health conditions can result in unemployment that potentially invites substance abuse issues and financial or legal struggles, ultimately leaving the veteran unable to afford housing and creating a difficult cycle to break.
Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone will play themselves in the upcoming movie about their experience thwarting a terrorist attack. Continue reading Clint Eastwood Casts Real Soldier Heroes in Paris Train Attack Movie
From filmmaker Christopher Nolan (“Interstellar,” “Inception,” “The Dark Knight” Trilogy) comes the epic action thriller “Dunkirk.” “Dunkirk” opens as hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces. Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea, they face an impossible situation as the enemy closes in. The story unfolds on land, sea and air. RAF Spitfires engage the enemy in the skies above the Channel, trying to protect the defenseless men below. Meanwhile, hundreds of small boats manned by both military and civilians are mounting a desperate rescue effort, risking their lives in a race against time to save even a fraction of their army.
Continue reading Epic action thriller “Dunkirk” opens in theaters on July 21st!
There is now offers a much better way to employ US veterans. It is also a great way for US veterans to get hired quickly. Transitioning from the military back into the civilian world is too often a very rough road. The faster we can get our veterans connected with the right companies, the better their lives will be, and their families too. They deserve a speedier path into civilian employment. Continue reading The New Fun Way to Hire US Veterans
Consider teaching as a career after your military service Continue reading The Troops to Teachers Program
By Catherine Cornell, Attorney – The Veterans Practice, Ltd.
Let’s take things back to basics: what makes a good VA disability compensation claim? VA disability is like worker’s compensation for veterans. When hurt on active duty, veterans can get VA compensation, just as a civilian worker could get worker’s compensation if hurt on the job. Continue reading Tips on How to Obtain VA Benefits
Twenty-five years as an Army chaplain tested Tony Charles’ faith. But today, he has an angel that never leaves his side. Continue reading Service Dogs Provide Lifeline For Disabled And Veterans
June 28, 2017 COLLEGE STATION, Texas. Today, CMD-IT announced keynote speakers for the ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference. Themed “Diversity: Simply Smarter,” the Tapia Conference will be held September 20-23 in Atlanta Georgia. The Tapia Conference is the premier venue to bring together students, faculty, researchers and professionals from all backgrounds and ethnicities in computing to promote and celebrate diversity in computing. The Tapia Conference is sponsored by the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) and presented by the Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT (CMD-IT). Continue reading 2017 ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference Announces Keynote Speakers
The transition from active duty to civilian life can be filled with countless roadblocks, and many veterans find it challenging to secure a career that fulfills their needs and ambitions, which often result in periods of joblessness and uncertainty.
Continue reading Military veterans take command of their future with a business education
In celebration of Independence Day, all next week (7/3-7/9), GSN will feature episodes of Family Feud with contestants in the U.S. military – both active members and veterans.
Continue reading Red, White and Feud —It’s Military Feud week all this week in honor of Independence day