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Meet Booz Allen Guard and Reservists Supporting the U.S. Military's COVID-19 Response

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“Always Ready, Always There!” is the motto of the United States National Guard. For this year’s National Military Appreciation Month, Booz Allen celebrates how its National Guard and reservist employees rise to the challenge and are prepared for anything, even a global pandemic.

The National Guard and Reserve play a key role in the U.S. military’s response to emergencies, and this has especially been true during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read here how Booz Allen employees have put their daily lives on pause to support military readiness during COVID-19.

National Military Appreciation Month: Booz Allen Celebrates National Guard and Reserve Employees

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Members of the National Guard and Reserve train with the military part-time while holding civilian jobs or attending school—and play important roles in America’s military community. 

National Guard soldiers are deployed domestically during conflicts and natural disasters and internationally alongside full-time service members when necessary. Reservists are called to active duty in times of war or national emergency.

How STEP and Booz Allen San Diego Are Using Data to Empower Military Families

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As a former U.S. Navy submariner and the son of a career Air Force father, Tony Teravainen knows first-hand the challenges facing young military families, especially those living in San Diego, one of the most expensive regions of the country. 

As president and co-founder of Support the Enlisted Project (STEP), he works with 11 employees and 60 dedicated volunteers—many of whom are former military, active duty or military spouses—to help enlisted military and veteran families build financial health and self-sufficiency through counseling, education, and grants.

Designing Games—and Redefining Training—with Jason Rauck at Booz Allen San Antonio

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“There’s no limit to what type of experience games can provide.”

Mixed Reality flight simulations for Air Force pilots. Showcasing satellite orbital mechanics in Virtual Reality. Building an interactive digital encyclopedia of aircraft. For Jason Rauck, Project Lead and Game Designer with Booz Allen’s San Antonio office’s Immersive team, projects like these are all in a day’s work.

Rauck creates interactive experiences that prepare U.S. warfighters for their real-life missions—an interest that began in childhood.

Veteran-Founded Booz Allen Marks Another Year of Military Support

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As a veteran-founded company, Booz Allen is committed to those who’ve served and their families. From mobile apps to scholarship programs and beyond, here are highlights of how the firm lived out its commitment to veterans and military families in 2019.

Vital support for sailors and spouses

Serving Her Country, Mentoring Tomorrow’s STEM Leaders: Booz Allen’s Kimberly Page

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As a fourth-generation Japanese-American and a third-generation Chinese-American, Kimberly Page didn’t initially picture herself at the Naval Academy. At the time, Asian women represented less than one percent of the student body. But she was encouraged by her family and her mentors. 

A Driving Passion for Supporting Veterans: Booz Allen and the Salute Military Golf Association

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“Being away from the sterile confines of the hospital and out on the golf course was nothing short of heaven. Feeling the warmth of the sun or the cool splash of rain drops on your face made you want to heal that much faster.”- K.C. Schuring, Booz Allen Lead Associate and longtime SMGA Wounded Veteran Golf Tournament participant

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“Being away from the sterile confines of the hospital and out on the golf course was nothing short of heaven. Feeling the warmth of the sun or the cool splash of rain drops on your face made you want to heal that much faster.”- K.C. Schuring, Booz Allen Lead Associate and longtime SMGA Wounded Veteran Golf Tournament participant

Booz Allen and the Elizabeth Dole Foundation: Using AI to Support Military Caregivers

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Because military and veteran caregivers often work quietly and anonymously to help their family members, they can be hard to identify and support—that’s why the Elizabeth Dole Foundation (EDF) refers to them as “hidden heroes.” A new tool, developed by Booz Allen and EDF, aims to change this picture.

How Lola Adebiyi Draws on Her Own ALS Journey to Improve Veteran Health Care

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Lola Adebiyi’s career at Booz Allen is built around helping veterans get the support they need. In her work with the Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs Office of Community Care, she implements regional contracts that give veterans more choice and easier access to healthcare services in their communities.

Her perspective on this role deepened with a life-changing event. Just months after the birth of her son, Adebiyi received a terminal diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.

Celebrating Diversity and Community with Booz Allen’s Ashely Fagan

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As Booz Allen Lead Associate Ashely Fagan manages three contracts with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and oversees 75 employees, he wears a lanyard with his security badge—and a Pride pin. 

On October 11, which is National Coming Out Day, and every day, “I always feel that I can bring my true self to work,” Fagan said.  

GLOBE: A 20-year-old network with a lasting impact 

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