Military Veterans

JPMorgan Chase Announces $1 Million Investment in Higher Education Programs for U.S. Military Veterans

JPM Executive Maureen Casey Testifies Before House Committee on Veterans Affairs Today
Press Release

New York, January 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) announced today it will invest $1 million to fund higher education programs for U.S. military veterans including grants to Florida State College at Jacksonville, University of South Florida, The University of Texas at Arlington and San Diego State University.  

Remembering and Supporting our Military Veterans

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Greg Matte, thinks of Canada’s veterans every day, not just on Remembrance Day. That’s because he is a retired Brigadier-General and the National Executive Director of Helmets to Hardhats Canada - an organization that helps retired and transitioning active-duty military members of the Canadian Forces connect to quality career and training opportunities in one of Canada’s most challenging and rewarding industries – the building and construction industry.

Cisco Employee Honored as Military Veteran at the White House

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by Courtney Beard

There are certain things in life most would consider “once in a lifetime” occurrences. The feeling that you get when your dad releases his grip one last time – and you find yourself riding a bicycle on your own; or waking up in amazement as you discover money from the tooth fairy under your pillow after losing your first tooth.

Railroads Provide Work for Vets Returning from War

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OMAHA, Neb. May 10, 2013 (AP)

Mark Major once led a team of soldiers in combat in Iraq. Now he leads a team of railroad employees. The difference, he says, is obvious: "I'm not getting shot at anymore."

But it's the similarities between serving in the military and working for the railroad that draw Major and many other former military members to this type of work.

"For a veteran — a person who thrives off excitement, a mission and a chain of command — you tend to seek out companies like that," said Major, who has worked for Union Pacific for about two years.

Recognizing The Employment Value Of A Hero

Op-ed by Kevin Schmiegel & John Finneran
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As many employers can attest to, military veterans and their spouses have the right stuff. With special skills and a strong work ethic, they know the meaning of commitment, sacrifice, and honor. These are attributes that make for a superb resume. It is a shame that so much of this talent and character is being wasted.

On the Move Yet Grounded: The Art of Being a Military Wife at AT&T

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By: Jamie A. Rufolo, Director - Marketing Management, AT&T Business Marketing & Global Strategy

Spouse to CPT Dennis Rufolo

With my husband Dennis in the armed services, there are many thoughts that keep me awake at night. I worry about his safety and about the safety of the other brave men and women with whom he serves. I worry that his deployment means he will miss seeing our daughter’s first bites of food, hearing her first words, watching her eyes light up as she experiences her first Christmas morning and blowing out her first birthday candle.

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