The Obama Administration is committed to doing everything in its power to assist veterans in re-entering civilian life and finding employment. As part of this effort, the administration is collaborating with small businesses and organizations throughout the country to make sure they have the resources they need to support and hire our veterans.
A large proportion of service members and Veterans call rural America home, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture works to support this community with a host of successful programs that assist military families with training, education, and employment.
At the 2012 4-H Youth Conference, Dr. Jill Biden applauded the support 4-H has always given military families, saying the Club has always provided "military-connected children [with] an outlet -- a chance to use their talents -- and helped them reach their full potential,” she said.
One military spouse has a message for all her brothers and sisters in service: Know that you have the support, respect, and sincere gratitude from this nation. Know that Joining Forces was built to help with the burden that military families so proudly bear. Put aside your fortitude for a moment and realize that it’s OK to accept help.
A testament to the "Community College to Career" mission -- and an inspiration to us all -- Danny Anderson, a former Army service member, leveraged his time at Hopkinsville Community College to gain a higher education and a future in emergency care.
Medscape, the largest source of online continuing education for physicians and health professionals, has developed a new curriculum that enables community health professionals to better meet the needs of military families. .
Thousands of individuals, families, groups, schools, colleges and major national organizations have pledged more than 15 million hours of community service in honor of our nation's military families, veterans and service members
February 15, 2012 at 11:20 AM ET by Sheri Robey-Lapan
Hundreds of military spouses gathered in San Diego for a career fair and symposium that featured advice on how to navigate questions about military life with an employer and break through the glass ceiling of underemployment that is rampant among this talented community
The Secretary of the Veteran's Administration said that hiring our veterans is win for everyone involved; the employers who receive disciplined and hardworking employees and the Veterans who can achieve their goals out of uniform
Traveling across California, Dr. Jill Biden visits injured veterans at Palo Alto Polytrauma Rehab Center, attends an event at Code for America, partakes in a discussion at USC and visits military families.
The private sector has developed 10 new products and services to improve the employment prospects for our nation’s heroes – from apps that help veterans build new skills or a professional network, to a personalized list of open job postings
January 23, 2012 at 11:14 PM ET by Aneesh Chopra and Peter Levin