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  • Veterans Roundup: Veterans Day in Review, the VA’s Largest Revamp Ever

    Best for Vets: Colleges 2015 George Altman, Military Times. Last week, Military Times published its 2015 list of the best undergraduate colleges for veterans. The rankings considered graduation rates, veterans as a percentage of student population, and other data from the U.S.… more

  • A Discussion with Jason Redman, Wounded Warrior

    Jason Redman is a keynote speaker on the second day of the CyberMaryland 2014 Conference, a U.S. Navy SEAL Lieutenant (retired), Founder of SOF Spoken Speaking company, author of “The Trident: The Forging and Reforging of a Navy Seal Leader” and CEO and Founder of Wounded Wea… more

  • Veterans Roundup: Veterans Hiring Preference Shenanigans

    VA braces for a New Front in the Agent Orange Battle Jordain Carney (@jordainc), National Journal. A group of veterans who flew C-123s after the planes had been used in Vietnam are concerned that their post-Vietnam era service may have exposed them to Agent Orange and contribute… more

  • Veterans Roundup: President Promises Mental Health Care Fixes, DOD Looking at Overhead

    CBO: Why VA Claims Exploded and Ways to Slow the Trend Tom Philpott, (@Military_Update), Stars and Stripes. A new report by the Congressional Budget Office explains why even though the population of America’s veterans has decreased significantly in recent years, the number of … more

  • Tapping the Veteran IT Talent Pool

    The hiring process can be painful for both organizations seeking talent and individual job seekers. Gaps in common skills and language are typically cited as reasons for veteran hiring initiatives. It’s also agreed by most experts that of the military skill set, Information Tec… more