GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a leading food services and facilities management company, announced today that its United States Marine Corps (USMC) East Coast operations earned a Platinum Award through the HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program. This is the only federal-level veterans’ employment award that recognizes a company or organization’s commitment to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development.
Military readiness and AI, creating more opportunities for women in tech, protecting government against malicious cyber activities—Booz Allen will be exploring all of these topics and more from September 24-26 at the 11th annual Atlantic Festival in downtown Washington, D.C.
Innovative ideas from expert speakers
At the Booz Allen Hamilton Innovation Stage in Hotel Monaco, Booz Allen will be hosting thought-provoking discussions featuring members of Congress, top military and private-sector leaders, researchers, and other thought leaders.
Rebuilding Together Anne Arundel County (RTAAC), a safe and healthy nonprofit housing organization, returned to Still Meadows last month when they partnered with recycling and disposal experts, Republic Services, Inc., to improve the quality of life in this community that is populated by many active and retired military personnel.
The extended Fort Meade Military Community, located just off base, got new park benches and public trash receptacles installed in the common areas.
How is today’s military community changing—and what does this mean for the career growth and mobility of military spouses? How can community connections on and off the base support military spouse career growth and mobility?
Booz Allen joined other industry and government leaders in this space to explore these questions and more at the third annual Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Employment Summit and Inaugural Military Spouse Impact Awards Dinner, of which the firm is a platinum sponsor.
Lockheed Martin is a proud sponsor the National Memorial Day Concert, which honors the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country.
By Darlene Goins, senior vice president and head of Hands on Banking® at Wells Fargo
In recognition of National Military Appreciation Month, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) just released results from its 2019 Military Financial Readiness Survey, and they were surprising. The survey, conducted by Harris Poll and sponsored by Wells Fargo, found that:
Nearly 9 in 10 active service members and 84% of spouses or partners have worries about personal finances.
As part of his pursuit of the Eagle Scout rank, Boy Scout Tim Maron led a two-year effort to build a tiny home for a homeless military veteran — a project realized with the help of Wells Fargo.
Step by step, teenager Tim Maron’s vision of home for a homeless military veteran has become reality in a resurgent, small-town neighborhood once infested with drugs and crime.
Today, that neighborhood is known for its clean streets and renovated homes, thanks to a local nonprofit, and most recently a modest tiny house project led by Maron, 17, a Boy Scout and budding young community leader in eastern Pennsylvania.
Sailors in the U.S. Navy face serious financial and career consequences if they’re caught driving under the influence. A chief who’s served 14 years, whose rank is reduced to first class due to a DUI, could lose $527 a week in base pay alone1. Yet long-standing messages about alcohol abuse weren’t resonating, given an entrenched drinking culture.
In spite of improving conditions for veteran employment, more than half of veterans still feel that HR professionals do not understand their military skills, according to a 2018 Monster survey of more than 300 veterans.