More than 50 years after leaving Mundelein High School and eventually heading to Vietnam, Stanley Spooner walked onstage and received his high school diploma. Continue reading More than 50 years later, Mundelein H.S. grants diploma to Vietnam veteran
WHO: Army Lt. Col. Amy Blank and First Lt. Maggie Schad, two audiology experts at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) who are working to reduce incidents of noise-induced hearing loss in the Army. Continue reading Meet the Scientists Changing the Way Soldiers Hear
Oceanside, Calif. – Taylor Morrison Southern California, a leading national homebuilder and developer, recently helped the Oceanside community give back to the military by donating to the 19th Annual Margaritaville Benefit Auction & Gala, hosted by the Military Spouse Association of Camp Pendleton (MSACP).
First and foremost, he is a patriot
By Dennis J. Freeman
The word patriotism has a different meaning to a lot of different people. To some people, being a patriot means being willing to commit the ultimate sacrifice for your country. To others, patriotism comes in the form of resistance provocation. Continue reading Dwayne Johnson: Chasing Greatness
Congratulations, vet! You managed to survive military life and transition out of the military. Now, you’re going to need to acquire some funds, which means you are going to have to enter the civilian job market.
Continue reading Use These 3 Tips to Help Prepare for a Job Interview
Armed Forces Day is an annual observance dedicated to the brave individuals currently serving in the United States Armed Forces.
Continue reading How We Celebrate Armed Forces Day
As service members consider the choices available to them when they transition out of the military, many are faced with a difficult decision. The path to civilian life is not always straightforward, and the job security of the military appears alluring when one considers the unknowns of easing back into civilian life.
Continue reading The Secret to Applying to College as a Military Veteran
With its proud military history and presence, San Diego boasts one of the most robust markets for veteran or military spouse-owned business in the United States. Now the San Diego Business Journal, in partnership with The Rosie Network, will celebrate and support local beteran entrepreneurs and military spouses with this new awards program and education conference. Winners and finalists will be honored in a special San Diego Business Journal supplement.
To be nominated, the individual must be a veteran or military spouse of the U.S. military– Navy, Marines, Army, Coast Guard or Air Force, or a military spouse. Self-nominations are accepted.
An independent panel of judges will select winners from among these categories.
- Veteran-owned businesses
- Veteran business leaders in the private sector
- Business that advocate for veterans
- Other individuals, such as emerging business leaders, veteran and military-spouse entrepreneurs and franchisees
Nomination Deadline: Friday, September 1, 2017.
Nominate or order tickets online at: http://sdbj.com/bizevents/
Ticket price includes a 26-week subscription to the San Diego Business Journal ($20.00 allocated to the subscription). Current subscribers may gift their subscription to a colleague.
Event Information: Contact the Events Department at 858.277.6359
Once again, the Women Veterans Business Center will be hosting the U.S. Small Business Administration’s: 2017 InnovateHER Women’s Business Challenge Continue reading Women Veterans Business Center set to host U.S. Small Business Administration’s: 2017 InnovateHER Women’s Business Challenge
Like many husbands, each day for Dave Riley begins and ends with his wife—Yvonne. But for the Army and Coast Guard veteran, it’s only because of his wife that he is able to get out of bed every morning and rest comfortably at night.
Continue reading Unsung Heroes