Matt Flavin served on the National Security Council and at the Department of Defense for three years. Prior to joining the White House team, Flavin served on the Department of Defense Agency Review Team for the Obama-Biden Presidential Transition. Flavin is a United States Navy veteran, having joined shortly after September 11th. As a naval intelligence officer, Flavin completed extended combat deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq – serving as the targeting and intelligence director for Special Operations Task Force West. He also served as the operations officer for a Human Intelligence Battalion in Bosnia. Flavin was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and the Combat Action Ribbon. Flavin received his bachelor’s degree from Amherst College.
The American Legion's Post 1, its Small Business Taskforce and a group of corporate partners come together to launch a national Jobs Growth Initiative, a public-private partnership focused on stimulating job growth in the veteran-owned small business community.
Ensuring our nation’s veterans get the opportunities they have earned has been one of President Obama’s top priorities as Commander-in-Chief.
The Obama Administration is announcing two new initiatives to help create jobs for veterans
The public and private sector reacts very positively to President Obama's new proposals on finding jobs for our military veterans
The President announces new initiatives to help post-9/11 veterans find jobs
Matt Flavin, Director of Veterans and Wounded Warrior Policy, discusses the first Veterans on Wall Street Conference, an example of one community coming together to hire veterans.
After launching Joining Forces on Tuesday, The First Lady and Dr. Biden hit the road to talk about the campaign. The first stop is Camp Lejeune, NC to thank our military and their families for their extraordinary service.
Matt Flavin, Director of Veterans and Wounded Warrior Policy, responds to a particularly malicious chain email attempting to deceive our veterans.