Military spouses are the backbone of military families. Studies show that supporting military spouse employment and closing the military spouse un/underemployment gap not only strengthens our nation’s economy, but also improves military readiness.
But for military spouses who want to work outside the home, the frequent relocations common to military life can seem an insurmountable barrier to building and maintaining a career. As a result, many military spouses find themselves unemployed or underemployed.
Chase awards mortgage-free home to military family
Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit that builds strong, stable and secure military families, recently partnered with JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) to host Military Appreciation Day at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and surprise two military families with a brand new Mazda vehicle and one with a mortgage-free home donated by Chase, for their selfless service to their county.
March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ - At any given time, 80 percent of the world's tangible Gross Domestic Product is moving from manufacturer to market via ships. With new cybersecurity threats surfacing daily, the need for maritime cybersecurity is more pressing than ever. To protect and maintain global commerce at sea, the U.S. Navy invited top millennial data analysts to take on tough maritime cybersecurity use cases and challenges at its HACKtheMACHINE event held in Austin, TX last month.
This is the time of year when we reflect on the many things that those who have served in the armed forces have given to our country. But as service members like me know, serving in the military can give you back just as much. Serving as a Navy reservist gave me many skills that I brought with me to the workplace. But, at the same time, I could never have fulfilled my service without a supportive employer.
On Memorial Day weekend, people across the United States take time to thank those who serve and remember those who lost their lives while serving. D-Backs reliever Brad Ziegler makes it a year-round mission to honor servicemen and servicewomen.
Ziegler founded Pastime for Patriots whose mission is to honor all members of our armed forces and their families for their sacrifices to our country. PFP provides educationally based financial assistance to military children and family-friendly activities for military members and their families.
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ – On the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance, Points of Light – the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service – will host a multigenerational event on the grounds of the Washington Monument, bringing together veterans and school children to benefit children of military families.
The Safeway Foundation donated $100,000 to the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) during a presentation at their Oak Harbor, Wash., store grand opening on Friday, May 22.
The Safeway Foundation had said it wanted to make a surprise donation to a local military organization during the grand opening that would benefit the service men and women at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island and other veterans. It also noted that it would be a way to honor the people of Oak Harbor and highlight the deep military ties within the community.
The U.S. celebrated Veterans' Day on November 11, and 21st Century Fox businesses recognized the occasion by paying tribute to the men and women who have and continue to serve in the nation's armed forces.
Nashville, TN, Oct. 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Country superstar Tim McGraw is set to perform a special concert in Jacksonville, FL on Sunday, Nov. 10 for military members and their families at U.S. Naval Station Mayport to celebrate Veterans Day.