Major Leaguers brought their City Clinics instructional program to veterans and their families in Arizona and Texas in the weeks following the regular season – and sandwiched between the Veterans Day holiday.
Chris Capuano, A.J. Griffin, Donnie Murphy and Eric Young, Jr. took part in a clinic held in Phoenix on Nov. 7, sharing their love for the game with 65 kids whose dads, moms and other relatives have served in the U.S. military.
Leading up to Veterans Day, cities all over the country marked the week with celebrations honoring those who served in the armed forces. Time Warner Cable and its Veteran employee network, VetNet, commemorated the week by honoring its Veteran employees and Veterans in the community.
Veterans Day is a special day for our nation, and it compels us to take action in many different ways. Whether it’s volunteering for a military charity or simply thanking a veteran or service member, each of us are reminded to extend meaningful acts of gratitude to our American heroes.
A new study finds that veterans, despite being highly ambitious and skilled, are tuning out and stalling out in the U.S. workforce. Sixty-four percent of veterans say they are not using three or more of their skills that could be relevant in the corporate context. Nearly 40 percent (38 percent) say that senior leaders are not capable of seeing their full potential. These findings were published today in Center for Talent Innovation’s Mission Critical: Unlocking the Value of Veterans in the Workforce, a book that highlights the unique opportunities and challenges that U.S.
On Veterans Day, we celebrate and honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to sacrifice for us all.
As a veteran, I fully comprehend the challenges of translating active duty skills to a civilian job. At TWC, we focus on attracting and hiring great talent, which includes the talented veteran population. Currently, 8.2 percent of our workforce self-identifies as veterans—higher than the national average of veterans within the job force.
Players and teens to help build new home for a veteran and his family
November 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ - WHO: Major Leaguers Matt Barnes, Chris Iannetta and Ryan O’Rourke; More than 50 high school students from Maine and Massachusetts involved in the Action Team national youth volunteer program; Southeast New Hampshire Habitat for Humanity
Today in the United States is Veterans Day, where we give thanks to the millions of veterans who have served our country in wartime and peace. Originally called Armistice Day in honor of the cessation of hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany in World War 1 on the 11th hour of the 11th day of November 1918, Congress changed the name to Veterans Day in 1954 to honor American veterans of all wars.
By David Scanlan CEO, Government North America at Sodexo
As CEO of Government Services for Sodexo North American, I have the unique opportunity – and the privilege—to interact with our military personnel every day, both at client sites and within our organization. I have a deep appreciation for their mission, and I am constantly awed by their stories of bravery in the field and selfless acts of courage.
Each year, on November 11th, our country comes together to recognize the commitment the men and women of our armed forces make to protect our freedom and uphold the liberties we have been afforded. Whirlpool Corporation joins millions of Americans as we celebrate the service and the sacrifice of our nation’s veterans.
DALLAS, November 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Teachers at school districts serving military-connected communities woke up this morning to great news: AT&T* flash-funded projects they listed on crowd-funding site DonorsChoose.org. More than 790 projects were fulfilled, benefitting more than 680 teachers and more than 83,690 students. We gave more than $532,000 in honor of Veterans Day.