The American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) named Cameron Cruse and Lisa Bradley, founders of R. Riveter, as co-recipients of its Woman of the Year Award for their support of military spouses through their U.S.-based handbag company. Continue reading American Legion Auxiliary honors founders of R. Riveter with Woman of the Year Award
Denise Rohan was elected national commander of the 2 million-member American Legion on Aug. 24, 2017, in Reno, Nev., during the 99th national convention of America’s largest veterans organization.
Continue reading American Legion elects Denise Rohan as its first female national commander
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
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
On Monday 19 June, the California Employment Development Department (EDD) announced that it has awarded nearly $5 million to ten organizations to help veterans find employment in promising careers in Los Angeles, San Diego, Orange, Sacramento, and Stanislaus counties. Continue reading California Employment Development Department (EDD) announces reward to help veterans
The U.S. Senate has confirmed the appointment of Maj. Gen. Laura J. Richardson to be the next deputy commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command. Continue reading Senate OKs First Female Army Officer To Become Forces Command Deputy
Will you join me to take the NCOA Mentor Challenge to nurture our emerging enlisted leaders? Continue reading NCOA Mentor Challenge: Mentoring the Next Generation of Enlisted Soldiers
As of May 22, 2017, Orion International has become Orion Talent! This change aligns with our commitment to grow our services to meet our clients’ ever-expanding talent acquisition needs. We focus all of our energies on delivering great talent and putting great talent to work, and now our name reflects that. Continue reading Orion International is now Orion Talent
Every submarine in the U.S. fleet was designed with the height, reach and strength of men in mind, from the way valves are placed to how display screens are angled. Continue reading Women in the Military: US Navy Redesigning Its Submarines
In response to President Donald Trump’s proposal to defund the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) led two bipartisan letters to the House Appropriations Committee imploring Congress to fund the MBDA in the FY2018 appropriations, and recommending that MBDA provide an annual policy report to Congress to address gaps in equity between minority and non-minority owned firms. Continue reading Rep. McNerney Leads Bipartisan Effort to Save the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)