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  • Startup America Policy Challenge: Tapping Citizen Solvers to Drive Innovation

    From his first day in office, President Obama committed his Administration to a new era of open government, which includes embracing innovative ways for the public to participate and collaborate with their government.

  • Women Chart a New Course Onboard U.S. Navy Submarines

    The first contingent of 24 women who completed the Navy’s nuclear submarine program met with President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House

  • A Veterans Path

    A soldiers path in life when returning home is not always clear cut and obvious. Cassaundra learned this the hard way when she completed her service as she began going to college full-time, working full-time, and raising two children. She now serves veterans by reaching out to mentor women leaving the armed forces with her organization F7 group.

  • Helping Veterans and Businesses Succeed Together

    John Reynolds and his organization Veterans2Work seek to educate both veterans and companies on the ways to find and utilize each other. By teaching veterans about going on a job search and teaching companies how best to utilize the mission-oriented mindset of a soldier Veterans2Work hopes to lower the unemployment rate of young and disabled veterans.

  • Helping Survive the Peace

    As a Vietnam verteran, Bob Curry saw the opportunity to help out a new generation of soldiers when the Afganistan War and War in Iraq began. He began DryHootch, a non-profit organizaiton, with the goal in mind to give veterans a safe, alcohol-free, drug-free environment to deal with the PTS they might be feeling after returning home.

  • MOMENTUM: Passing the Baton of Service

    eMerging Entrepreneurs, Inc. and its chairman TJ Breeden have created the opportunities for veterans and their families in North Carolina to meet hiring firms and employers, as well as college recruiters and advanced education counselors. This program, and the programs that will follow in its steps, will be a driving force for economic prosperity, educational advancement, and entrepreneurialism for our soldiers.

  • Advocacy by a Veteran, for Veterans.

    Joey Strickland is a veteran who learned a lot about leadership during his service. Now that he's retired, he has dedicated his life to veteran affairs and has come up with a state program that he hopes will enable the nation as a whole to better serve its veterans.

  • Guest Post: Small Business at Work to Improve Treatment & Recovery Services

    During Small Business Week, we are highlighting a few examples of small businesses working in prevention, treatment or recovery. Today’s guest blog post comes from the Co-Deputy Directors of NIATx, an organization that helps lower costs and improve effectiveness in the field of mental health care.

  • Advancing Justice: The Fight Against Human Trafficking

    A. Marisa Chun, Deputy Associate Attorney General, writes about the Department of Justice's work in combating human trafficking.

  • Small Business with Big Impact: Substance Abuse Treatment Providers in Our Communities

    This week the Small Business Administration observes National Small Business Week, a time to recognize the importance of supporting small-business owners. As part of National Small Business Week, we’ll highlight small businesses doing outstanding work in the prevention, treatment, and recovery fields.