According to the Small Business Administration, there are around 3.7 million veteran-owned businesses in the country, averaging yearly receipts of around $450,000. Compared with the billions that many of the conglomerates earn each year in the pet food industry, it makes many people wonder how a small veteran-owned pet food company can survive.
Jason Phillips, Cisco Vice President of Digital HR and Chief of Staff, agreed to sit down recently for a Q & A with U.S. Veterans Magazine. This man who spent over 11 years in the Marine Corps didn’t hold back.
Continue reading Cisco Exec Helps Vets Transition to Civilian Careers
ARLINGTON, VA- The training and technology for future joint forces – along with the experiences of those wounded during their service – are the focus of the 2017 Global Explosive Ordnance Disposal Symposium and Exhibition, taking place Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 8 and 9, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, North Bethesda, MD.
Exploring the expertise military personnel can offer your business
by Mike Starich
Almost every United States city is witnessing growth in construction—both in commercial and residential building, as well as roads, bridges and other structures. With the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting the industry to increase from its current 6.9 million jobs to 7.2 million jobs by 2024—meeting the demand for quality talent is paramount for construction companies. Continue reading The Benefits of Hiring Veterans
The US Army pioneered restructured meats in the 1960s, and that technology found its way into beloved fast food menu staples. Continue reading How US Army Technology Gave Rise to the McRib
The American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA), a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association (AHA), is pleased to announce the keynote speakers for the ASHHRA 53rd Annual Conference & Exposition – Partnering Across the Continuum of Care, the Changing Role of Healthcare Human Resources, in Seattle, Washington. Continue reading ASHHRA Presents 2017 Keynote Speakers
Grant will help fund development of Carrfour’s Liberty Village housing community, which is currently under construction in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood. Upon completion in late 2017, the 60-unit project will provide permanent housing and supportive services for hundreds of formerly homeless veterans and their families.
Continue reading THE HOME DEPOT FOUNDATION AWARDS CARRFOUR SUPPORTIVE HOUSING WITH $400K GRANT FOR HOMELESS VETERAN HOUSING IN SOUTH FLORIDA
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