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CBRE And Evolution Forces Families: Helping Our Unsung Heroes

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Leaving the military can be a daunting prospect. Starting out in the civilian world can take a toll, if the transition isn't properly handled. Veterans need support and opportunities, which is why the CBRE Group, Inc. has earned the 2017 Military Friendly® Employer designation from Victory Media, publisher of G.I.

Defense Department Issues Climate Change Roadmap

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The US Department of Defense (DOD) has issued their 2014 Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap.  The report designates climate change as a “threat multiplier.” It says that, “Rising global temperatures, changing precipitation patterns, climbing sea levels, and more extreme weather events will intensify the challenges of global instability, hunger, poverty, and conflict. They will likely lead to food and water shortages, pandemic disease, disputes over refugees and resources, and destruction by natural disasters in regions across the globe.”

The report’s introduction, written by Secretary Chuck Hegel, acknowledges that fact that, “The military could be called upon more often to support civil authorities, and provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in the face of more frequent and more intense natural disasters.”

This report is the third such assessment going back to 2010. Looking back, it states that “certain types of weather events have become more frequent and/or intense, including heat waves, heavy downpours, and, in some regions, floods and droughts.  Sea levels are  rising, oceans are becoming more acidic, and  glaciers an  arctic  sea ice are melting.  Scientists predict that these changes will continue and even  increase in frequency or duration over the next 100 years.”

Cell Phones for Soldiers Keeps Military Families Connected

A Massachusetts-based nonprofit has pioneered an innovative way to recycle old cell phones while supporting military servicemen and women stationed overseas.

Home Sweet Home: The Repair Corps Helps America's Vets

Habitat for Humanity and Home Depot Foundation join forces to help America's veterans by making their homes safer, healthier and more comfortable

A Soldier's Life: The Trials and Tribulations of Military Personnel in the Financial Marketplace

"It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong." -- President Abraham Lincoln

By years's end, the last American troops will be coming home from their tour of duty in Iraq. The military drawdown in Afghanistan is bringing even more servicemen back to US soil.

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