Michigan Veterans Vehemently Respond To Oakland Township’s Stance Against Paralyzed Veterans Housing Project

Move to Block American Veterans from Living in Oakland Township “Outrageous and Cowardly” DETROIT, Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Michigan veterans issued a vehement and stinging response to Oakland Township’s motion to deny paralyzed veterans fair housing.”As a Veteran, I find … Continue reading

Community College Enrollment Among Vets Continues to Soar

BAYTOWN, Texas, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — An unprecedented demand for middle-skills jobs in the petrochemical industry has veterans flocking to community colleges along the Texas Gulf Coast where companies are rolling out the welcome mat for graduates with jobs starting … Continue reading

Purple Heart Homes Salute Veterans Love of Country and Love for One Another

Happy Valentine’s Day to Veteran Sweethearts STATESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Valentine’s Day Purple Heart Homes Co-founders Dale Beatty and John Gallina share common values that are top priorities in their lives. They both love our country and raised … Continue reading

Legion Commander Helm: ‘End game’ Needed to Stop ISIL

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — American Legion National Commander Michael D. Helm expressed support for President Obama’s call today to use military force against the Islamic State, known as ISIS or ISIL, which has been on a deadly rampage … Continue reading

Canadian Journalism Foundation expands Aboriginal Journalism Fellowship offering

Encouraging Aboriginal voices and issues in the media TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2015 /CNW/ – Now in its second year, The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) has expanded its Aboriginal Journalism Fellowship program to allow two early-career Aboriginal journalists to explore issues of interest to … Continue reading

CareerCast.com Reports on 10 Best Jobs for Veterans

Emergency Medical Technician, Registered Nurse, Software Engineer and Construction Program Manager Among Best Post-Military Careers CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — While they may have driven heavy equipment, supervised construction, worked as medics or done computer programming, many veterans are … Continue reading

Largest Suicide Prevention Organization Celebrates the Passage of Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Vice President of Public Policy at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), John Madigan, releases this statement: “With veterans accounting for one out of every five suicides in our country, passage of the … Continue reading

TransMedia Group to Publicize First Rankings of Companies for Veteran Hiring Practices

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Which companies do the best job hiring veterans?  TransMedia Group (www.transmediagroup.com) was retained by the National Disabled Veterans Business Council to publicize how companies rank in terms of their veteran hiring practices. The … Continue reading

CHOP Invited to White House for President’s Announcement of the Precision Medicine Initiative

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — At the invitation of the White House, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) sent two special guests to President Barack Obama’s announcement today of the Precision Medicine Initiative: Dr. Steven M. Altschuler, CHOP’s chief … Continue reading

Tax Time Offers Opportunity to Help PA Military Families

PA Military Families in Need Can Apply for Emergency Assistance Grants HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Individuals filing their 2014 Pennsylvania personal income taxes can help Pennsylvania’s military personnel and their families by donating part or all of … Continue reading