Tagged: Disabled American Veterans

VA, DAV partner to help Veterans ‘TEE’ up

VA, DAV partner to help Veterans ‘TEE’ up

Annual event focuses on rehabilitation through adaptive golf and recreational activities The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and DAV (Disabled American Veterans) will host nearly 300 Veterans with visual impairments, amputations and other physical and mental challenges at an annual adaptive sports event Sept. 8-13 near Iowa City, Iowa. The National Disabled Veterans Training Exposure Experience (TEE) Tournament, is… Read more

4VETS4LIFE Program Invites Applications from Disabled American Veterans

Seeking applications from disabled American Veterans to participate in the 4VETS4LIFE program, Laura Tubesing promotes the need to change the lives of 10 disabled Veterans through new portals of public participation. Washington– The 4VETS4LIFE Program is seeking applications from wounded American Veterans to launch its inaugural program which is committed to providing new ways of honoring Americans whose needs exceed… Read more

Get Skills to Work Coalition to Train And Match 100,000 Veterans For High-Tech Manufacturing Jobs

GE, Manufacturing Institute, Alcoa Inc., Boeing and Lockheed Martin Launch Coalition to Train U.S Veterans for Jobs in Advanced Manufacturing Goal is to Train and Match 100,000 Veterans by 2015 Accelerated skills training program offered in ten states Online “badging” helps veterans translate military experience to civilian job opportunities GE and Institute for Veterans and Military Families to create employer… Read more

Veteran Owned Business Member Wins Prestigious Award for Journalism Excellence

Sports Journal Wins Sports Photography Sigma Delta Chi Award for Journalism Excellence Less than 16 months after its debut, the Sports Journal of Central Indiana has earned one of the most prestigious awards in journalism – the 2011 Sigma Delta Chi Award for excellence in journalism from the Society of Professional Journalists. The Sports Journal won in the category of… Read more
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Veterans for Veterans AmericA Inc; eliminating veteran homelessness

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com is proud to welcome Veterans for Veterans AmericA, Inc. of Morrow, Georgia (Clayton County GA) to the Veteran Owned Business Directory Nonprofit Section. Veterans for Veterans AmericA, Inc. Details: “ Our Vision Veterans for Veterans AmericA, Inc., is a not-for-profit organization that was founded in November 2008 and provides transitional housing and access to support services for homeless Veterans from a… Read more

Houston Organization WVBC Celebrates Women Veteran Owned Businesses | Veteran Owned Business Member News

Attention Veteran Owned Business Members and Visitors: The Women Veterans Business Center (WVBC) celebrated its 1st Anniversary on Saturday, November 19, 2011 at The Palm Center in Houston. The WVBC, a non-profit organization, was founded in 2010 by Army Veteran and businesswoman Marylyn Harris to educate and empower women veterans and military families to start and grow veteran owned businesses.… Read more
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VA Launches Outreach Campaign to Eliminate Homelessness Among Veterans

“Make the Call” Events Scheduled for 28 Communities Across the Nation WASHINGTON – As part of its drive to end homelessness among Veterans by 2015, the Department of Veterans Affairs is launching a nation-wide outreach initiative, “Make the Call,” to spread the message about its special programs to help homeless Veterans and their families to 28 communities across the nation… Read more