Clifford and Gary Koekoek, 84-year-old twins who’ve survived fighting in the jungles of Vietnam and ended up sleeping in their car after a bank foreclosed on their California home, say they’re “grateful” for the outpouring of support they’ve received since their story went national. Continue reading Homeless, 84-year-old war veteran twins helped by Veterans Affairs, donations from community
A woman will train with other potential officers this summer in hopes of becoming the first female Navy SEAL. Continue reading First woman enlists to become a Navy SEAL
AFWA’s Find A Pro Directory provides a resource for business owners and individuals to identify accounting and finance partners. Continue reading Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance Launches Directory of Accounting and Finance Professionals
NICEVILLE, Florida – Are you looking to put meaning behind your daily workout routine? According to the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association, over 57 million Americans belong to health clubs around the country. Now, athletic enthusiasts can turn one of their workouts into an effective way to help family members who have lost a loved one doing the most dangerous job in the military – explosive ordnance disposal (EOD), or bomb disposal, by taking part in the EOD 133 Memorial Workout.
San Diego, CA- Veteran Television (VET Tv), an independent and veteran owned film company, has built a life-size replica of a Marine Corps patrol base in Southern California for their newest TV show, “A Grunt’s Life”.
Continue reading Veteran Owned Film Company Recreates War Experience on Realistic Set
Today, CMD-IT announced the recipient of the 2017 Richard A. Tapia Achievement Award for Scientific Scholarship, Civic Science and Diversifying Computing is Manuel Perez Quinones, Associate Dean, College of Computing and Informatics and Professor, Department of Software and Information Systems, University of North Carolina, Charlotte. The Richard A. Tapia Award is awarded annually to an individual who demonstrates significant leadership, commitment and contributions to diversifying computing. Continue reading CMD-IT Announces 2017 Richard A. Tapia Award Winner Manuel Perez Quinones
Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced the firm’s Chief Executive Officer and artist, Lawrence R. Armstrong, has designed a first-of-its-kind Post 9-11 War Memorial to honor the military service men and women who have lost their lives in the war on terror.
Aspiring veteran entrepreneurs look to UCLA for small business training Continue reading UCLA Anderson Celebrates 10 Years of Helping Veterans Become Entrepreneurs
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