The job market goes up and down, and sometimes it can be difficult to predict which fields are going to do well, and which will see little or no job growth at all. The Bureau of Labor Statistics released information on the 20 occupations with the biggest change of employment between 2014 and 2024.
It’s tough to find good help these days. According to one recent survey by Silicon Valley Bank, four out of five US businesses are planning to increase their headcount over the course of 2017 — but 90 percent of executives say they’re finding it extremely challenging to track down the right talent to help their businesses grow. Continue reading 15 Benefits of Hiring Military Veterans
Look for these veteran benefits programs to assist veterans and active-duty military, available at community colleges, colleges and universities.
Continue reading The Most Important Veteran Benefits Offered by Colleges
On our planet, more than 70 percent of which is covered by water, being there means having the ability to act from the sea. The Navy is uniquely positioned to be there; the world’s oceans give the Navy the power to protect America’s interests anywhere, and at any time. Your Navy protects and defends America on the world’s oceans. Navy ships, submarines, aircraft and, most importantly, tens of thousands of America’s finest young men and women are deployed around the world doing just that. They are there now. They will be there when we are sleeping tonight. They will be there every Saturday, Sunday and holiday this year. They are there around the clock, far from our shores, defending America at all times. Continue reading Sailor Spotlight– Operations Specialist 2nd Class Grahm Johnson
Keychain device could be key to reducing rate of suicide, violence among struggling veterans Continue reading RescueTouch Partners with PushUp Vets to Introduce the First Veteran’s Crisis Caller
Up to 20 percent of U.S. veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan developed symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder from trauma experienced during wartime, but new neuroscience research from The University of Texas at Austin suggests some soldiers might have a hormonal predisposition to experience such stress-related disorders. Continue reading PTSD Risk Can Be Predicted by Hormone Levels Prior to Deployment, Study Says
MEGAN LEAVEY is based on the true life story of a young marine corporal (Kate Mara) whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq. When she is assigned to clean up the K9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey identifies with a particularly aggressive dog, Rex, and is given the chance to train him. Over the course of their service, Megan and Rex completed more than 100 missions until an IED explosion injures them, putting their fate in jeopardy. Continue reading MEGAN LEAVEY– A bond between marine corporal and her dog
BY BRYAN LETT, DAV
Participants showed lower rates of PTSD and depression following 6 month volunteer program…
Continue reading Study Shows Volunteering Improves Mental Health in Veterans
These boots are made for walking…in the jungle. Continue reading US Army unveils new jungle boot, steps up efforts to combat trench foot
by Rick Burke, Navy Office of Community Outreach, Public Affairs
A 2014 Universidad del Golfo de California in Mexico High School graduate and Yorba Linda, Calif. native, was named Blue Jacket of the First Quarter 2017, for Navy Munitions Command CONUS West Division Detachment (NMC DET) in Fallon, Nevada. Continue reading Sailor Spotlight– Airman Karina Lucero Scigliano