From Trenches To Wrenches: Training Soldiers For Civilian SuccessRaytheon Professional Services provided this first-of-its-kind training at Fort Hood, teaching the same curriculum that every dealership’s GM-certified automotive technician receives.
Disabled American Veterans Organization Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our CountryThrough the Disabled American Veterans organization, veterans can find programs for financial, physical and emotional needs.
Supporting Our Military On CampusUnder the GI Bill, veterans are provided with financial support for education, making college a viable dream.
Old World Craft, New Tech Marvels: How a Glassblower Helps Create Chips That See in the DarkSuited up in his white shop apron, tinted goggles, heat resistant gloves and earplugs, Konrad Gleissner switches on an industrial lathe and fires up his blow torch, producing a loud “pop!”
Navigating The Resources Available Through The VAThe VA, with its array of services offered can seem at times huge and staggering. Here’s a quick summary to help you get started.
In the Service of Soldiers: Raytheon's 2014 Week of Service Honors WarfightersThe tour bus always goes quiet as the granite pillars and archways come into view along 17th Street in Washington D.C. An announcement from the tour guide breaks the silence and tells the old soldiers on board what they already know: They’ve arrived at the National World War II Memorial.
Depression And Homelessness Struggles Among U.S. VeteransHomelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.
Non-Profit Organizations Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our CountryMany non-profit organizations are providing resources, support and advocacy for veterans. Find out how these non-profits are supporting veterans in the U.S.
Saying Thank You To Our Veterans All Year LongFrom coast to coast, find out how cities across the U.S. honor and celebrate veterans and active military personnel beyond Veterans Day.
Inside Look: Sacramento County Court Gives Veterans In Trouble With The Law A Second ChanceProblems that lead to crimes being committed, including domestic abuse, drug use, or assault. Instead of being thrown in jail, the veterans are thrown a lifeline, a second-chance.
Open Government, Veterans Propositions Pass EasilyProposition 41 led with 66 percent of the vote, with 1.8 million ballots counted. Proposition 42 amends the state constitution to require that governments pay for complying with state transparency laws.
Memorial Day A Chance To Help Veterans Who Have Fallen Through CracksIt’s as clear as the glasses one man was being fitted for—Memorial Day is also a day to honor and take care of military veterans still with us, who sometimes feel ignored.