Military personnel

NATIONAL VETERANS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL (NVBDC) ANNOUNCES FORMER STRATEGIC SOURCING AND PROCUREMENT PROFESSIONAL AND US RANGER JOINS THE NVBDC ADVISORY BOARD

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 6:05am

Detroit, MI, June 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- National Veterans Business Development Council (NVBDC) is Changing How American Businesses Perceive Veteran Owned Companies.

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  • Detroit, MI, June 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- National Veterans Business Development Council (NVBDC) is Changing How American Businesses Perceive Veteran Owned Companies.
  • The National Veterans Business Development Council addressed the need to identify and certify both Service-Disabled/Veteran Owned Businesses (SD/VOBs) of all sizes in the corporate marketplace.
  • With these professional achievements and experience with the US Rangers, Thomas brings exceptional insight to the NVBDC Advisory Board.
  • The NVBDC is the only Veteran Owned Business Certification organization developed by Veterans for Veterans.

The American Legion National Commander: 'America, you can do better than this'

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 4:27pm

INDIANAPOLIS, June 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- National Commander of The American Legion James W. "Bill" Oxford issued the following statement today:

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  • INDIANAPOLIS, June 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- National Commander of The American Legion James W. "Bill" Oxford issued the following statement today:
    "The desecration of national war memorials, which honor veterans of all races, is an absolute disgrace.
  • The heroes honored by these monuments fought for social justice and freedom for all.
  • Moreover America's veterans, who witnessed horrific violence in theaters around the world, should not have to see the same death and destruction here at home.
  • The American Legion has always believed in equality for all.

‘Coronavirus and Veterans’ Global Virtual Forum to Address Solutions for U.S. Military Veterans Amidst The Pandemic

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 5:00pm

This as companiesboth small and largeare relegated to furloughing and laying off employees ... or shutting down all together.

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  • This as companiesboth small and largeare relegated to furloughing and laying off employees ... or shutting down all together.
  • As part of an on-going commitment to support Americas veterans, retired Army Lieutenant Colonel and Veterans Law Attorney John Berry, Jr., CEO of Berry Law Firm , will host a comprehensive Coronavirus and Veterans virtual forum designed to tackle current challenges and address misconceptions.
  • Other expert event panelists will address current and emerging COVID-19 impacts, challenges, misconceptions and problem/solution resolutions specific to the veteran community.
  • As a veteran, Im passionate about helping veterans better navigate health, financial and lifestyle obstacles that COVID-19 has presented, Berry noted.

Historic Surrender Documents of World War II to Be Sold In "No Surrender" COVID-19 Auction

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 1:38pm

CHESAPEAKE CITY, Md., May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland auctioneers Alexander Historical Auctions , known internationally for their military sales, will be offering some of the most important surrender documents of World War II in their June 9 "No Surrender to Coronavirus" live auction.

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  • CHESAPEAKE CITY, Md., May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland auctioneers Alexander Historical Auctions , known internationally for their military sales, will be offering some of the most important surrender documents of World War II in their June 9 "No Surrender to Coronavirus" live auction.
  • The entire proceeds of its sale will be donated to the World Health Organization, Doctors Without Borders, Direct Relief, and N.H.S.
  • Jodl presented this letter when he came to negotiate Germany's final surrender at Allied headquarters.
  • Today, history repeats itself with the worldwide fight against the insidious Covid-19 virus, and again we must be determined never to slacken or surrender."

Battle Creek Unlimited responds to COVID-19 with $1.6 Million in Local Support

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 3:18pm

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --In the wake of the corona virus outbreak, Battle Creek Unlimited (BCU) provided approximately $1.6 million in direct support to 161 small businesses and nonprofits in the Battle Creek region, impacting 872 jobs.

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  • BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --In the wake of the corona virus outbreak, Battle Creek Unlimited (BCU) provided approximately $1.6 million in direct support to 161 small businesses and nonprofits in the Battle Creek region, impacting 872 jobs.
  • Kellogg Foundation, Consumers Energy Foundation, Chemical Bank, and Battle Creek Unlimited.
  • As the crisis worsened, BCU recognized that small businesses in Battle Creek were hardest hit by the pandemic.
  • Established in 1972, Battle Creek Unlimited (BCU) is a private, non-profit corporation which serves as the economic development arm for the City of Battle Creek and manages the Fort Custer Industrial Park.

SourceCast Supports National Military Appreciation Month

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 1:15pm

HERNDON, Va., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --SourceCast expresses its gratitude for members of the U.S. Armed Forces, their families, and Veterans during National Military Appreciation Month.

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  • HERNDON, Va., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --SourceCast expresses its gratitude for members of the U.S. Armed Forces, their families, and Veterans during National Military Appreciation Month.
  • Military Veterans themselves, these representatives develop job and training opportunities with special emphasis on Veterans with service-connected disabilities.
  • Let us show our support for recently separated service members, military spouses, and Veterans as they bravely enter civilian employment during this month and beyond.
  • SourceCast is a leading provider of diversity sourcing for employers, talent sources and job seekers nationwide.

Men In Kilts Offers Frontline Workers Franchise Discounts Valued at $15,000

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 2:05pm

Men In Kilts, an exterior cleaning franchise, has created a program to help ease the financial and lifestyle struggles of first responders, veterans, and more.

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  • Men In Kilts, an exterior cleaning franchise, has created a program to help ease the financial and lifestyle struggles of first responders, veterans, and more.
  • This program includes discounts valued at $15,000, that will work to help first responders, doctors, nurses, veterans, and other frontline workers to purchase their own franchise business.
  • Men In Kilts also offers financing and other financial assistance to those who do not qualify for the discount.
  • "Believe it or not, now is a great time to start a franchise business," says Mark Kushinsky, CEO of Men In Kilts.

Military Veterans and Community Heroes Can Enter-to-Win Free Work-From-Home Travel Agency Franchise from Dream Vacations this Military Appreciation Month

Monday, May 25, 2020 - 8:05am

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 25, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --This Military Appreciation Month, the number one htt franchise for veterans Dream Vacations announces that five military veterans can enter-to-win a free travel agency franchise as part of the award-winning Operation Vetrepreneur business plan contest.

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  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 25, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --This Military Appreciation Month, the number one htt franchise for veterans Dream Vacations announces that five military veterans can enter-to-win a free travel agency franchise as part of the award-winning Operation Vetrepreneur business plan contest.
  • As the only travel franchise to receive a 5 STAR ranking from the International Franchise Association's VetFran initiative, Dream Vacations proudly supports military veterans and is consistently recognized by leading industry publications as a veteran-friendly franchise.
  • Jobs annual "Hot Franchises for Veterans," US Veterans magazine's "Top Veteran-Friendly Companies" and USA Today's "50 Top Franchises for Military Veterans."
  • Travel agents with the top-ranked home-based travel agency franchise Dream Vacations have the resources to plan and create seamless vacation experiences for their customers while offering the best value.

Veterans Advantage Honors Our Active Duty Military & Veterans this Memorial Day Weekend 2020

Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 4:00am

Veterans Advantage has also been doing its part to support those who served and their families amid the economic downturn during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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  • Veterans Advantage has also been doing its part to support those who served and their families amid the economic downturn during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
  • And with the nation beginning to open its doors for business & leisure, Veterans Advantage has been publishing COVID-19 updates from its airline, hotel, and car rental partners providing "VetRewards Exclusives" to Veterans Advantage.
  • Finally, in honor of Military Appreciation Month leading up to Memorial Day, Veterans Advantage calls on all Americans to participate in the National Moment of Remembrance at 3 pm local time this Monday, May 25.
  • This is the true meaning of Memorial Day, the most solemn national military holiday of the year," added Higgins.

GovernmentCIO: VA Launches Veterans Legacy Memorial's Next Phase for Memorial Day

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 10:07pm

Now the public may leave comments or other messages of tribute on each veterans' profiles through the Veterans Legacy Memorial program.

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  • Now the public may leave comments or other messages of tribute on each veterans' profiles through the Veterans Legacy Memorial program.
  • "This year, by necessity, will be different from past Memorial Day observances," said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie.
  • The VLMplatform from the VA harnessesexisting data of 3.7 million veterans from the National Cemetery Administration to create interactive virtual profiles that the public can view to memorialize veterans digitally.
  • "The Veterans Legacy Memorial is an ideal way to tell the story and we do it in such a format that anyone, anywhere can access that information."