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No Barriers Warriors, Wells Fargo Announce ‘2019 Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues’ Expedition Team

12 veterans with disabilities come together to break through personal barriers and attempt to summit Mt. Baker Sept. 11
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No Barriers Warriors, Wells Fargo Announce ‘2019 Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues’ Expedition Team

12 veterans with disabilities come together to break through personal barriers and attempt to summit Mt. Baker Sept. 11

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No Barriers Warriors, Wells Fargo Announce ‘2019 Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues’ Expedition Team

12 veterans with disabilities come together to break through personal barriers and attempt to summit Mt. Baker Sept. 11

Salute to Veterans: Wells Fargo’s Commitment to Career Success

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By Jerry Quinn, head of Enterprise Military & Veteran Initiatives at Wells Fargo

U.S. Army Reservist

As I write this, I am preparing for my next tour of active duty in the Army Reserves. I will spend most of May, National Military Appreciation Month, with thousands of reservists participating in an exercise to increase our lethality, readiness and survivability.

Harnessing the Talent of Veterans

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“This program has given me a sense of direction,” says Sandeep, now a Senior Associate of Account Management at Moody’s Investors Service. “I gained a clearer sense of how to advance in a career path.” 

Posted from Moody's 2017 CSR Report

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“This program has given me a sense of direction,” says Sandeep, now a Senior Associate of Account Management at Moody’s Investors Service. “I gained a clearer sense of how to advance in a career path.” 

Posted from Moody's 2017 CSR Report

How Bechtel Is Helping Veterans Enter the Workforce

By Jennifer Whitfield
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In 2017, Bechtel opened the Welding and Applied Technology Center (WATC), a full-scale welding, testing, and construction center located in the Houston Energy Corridor. Since opening, this construction technology hub has helped attract, develop, and qualify key talent, while also delivering cost-effective solutions capable of improving quality – all within proximity to our customers.

Eckrich® and Albertsons Team Up to Recognize Five Local Veterans at Dallas Mavericks Game

Smoked Sausage and Deli Meats Brand Surprises Local Heroes with $5,000 in Free Groceries
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On Tuesday, Dec. 4, Eckrich® took the court at the game between the Dallas Mavericks and the Portland Trail Blazers at American Airlines Center to surprise five former service members each with $1,000 in free groceries. This gift, presented in collaboration with grocery retailer Albertsons, is in recognition of the service and sacrifice of our nation’s military community.

PNC December CSR Newsletter

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Shopping Online? Foil the Fraudsters with These Tips

There it is, that fantastic gift everybody wants but has been so hard to find. Your excitement builds as you take out your credit card and begin typing in the number and expiration date quickly...

One of the biggest mistakes shoppers can make when buying online is failing to shop with legitimate online retailers. Instead of buying gifts, shoppers are handing over their credit card information to fraudsters.

Veterans Helping Veterans in a Civilian Workforce

Wells Fargo team member and U.S. Air Force veteran Mark Durazo knows what it’s like to transition from military to civilian life, and he enjoys sharing his experience — and support — with fellow veterans.
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When Wells Fargo team member Mark Durazo was 18 years old and growing up in the small, mining town of Bisbee, Arizona, he wasn’t sure what to do with his life, but he knew he needed to find some kind of purpose. His dad had been a cook for the U.S. Army, and his uncle had retired from the U.S. Air Force after serving for more than 25 years, so he decided to follow in their footsteps. 

“Those two inspired me to want to serve my country,” Durazo said. “I wanted to give back what they had given.”

Booz Allen Makes Best Companies for Veterans List for 4th Consecutive Year

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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.

PNC: Decorated Veteran Receives Keys to Mortgage-Free Home

Former Master Sgt. Michael Levine served two tours of duty before being wounded in combat in Iraq. Now he and his family are starting a new life in North Carolina.
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Two F-15 jets from nearby Seymour Johnson Air Force base streaked across the sky, creating a fitting start to a ceremony honoring a wounded Army veteran, who received keys to a mortgage-free home.

PNC Bank and the Military Warriors Support Foundation donated the home to Former Master Sgt. Michael Levine, who was wounded during his second tour of Iraq in 2005. Levine is a 24-year veteran of the U.S. Army and the Iowa Army National Guard. He received the Purple Heart and many other commendations for his service.

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