Tagged: Joining Forces Initiative

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

November Proclaimed "Military Family Month"

The Military Family Month Proclamation reads: “Since our Nation’s earliest days, courageous men and women of all backgrounds and beliefs have banded together to fight for the freedoms we cherish. Behind each of them stands a parent, a sibling, a child, a spouse — proud family members who share the weight of deployment and make profound sacrifices on behalf of… Read more

Joseph & Sarah Caring for Vets Grand Opening – Helping Homeless Veterans in the Metro Atlanta Area

Joseph & Sarah Caring for Vets Grand Opening!!!!!!!! Mark your calendars and set your clocks for JSCVs Grand Opening. We are extremely excited to open our doors and provide a much needed service to homeless veterans in the Metro Atlanta area. WHERE:   191 Sunset Ave. N.W., Atlanta GA WHEN:     Saturday 30 June 2012 @ 2pm “light refreshments will be… Read more

Our Military Heroes Need Your Help… And So Does VOB!

Your support is appreciated more than you can imagine! VOB is in the running for a grant from Chase (see below) for our Veteran Owned Business Project. In short, our goal is to continue to promote and build support for VOB, our new Veterans Hire Veterans Initiative and create the aVOSBa (the American Veteran Owned Small Business Association) nonprofit organization.… Read more

Blue Star Museums Initiative Gives Active Duty Military And Their Families Free Tickets To Over 1,600 Museums

1,600 museums offer military families free tickets Runs from Memorial Day 2012 (May 28th) through Labor Day 2012 (September 3rd) More than 1,600 museums across the country will offer free admission to active-duty military personnel and their families this summer in a program that has more than doubled in size since 2010. The expanded Blue Star Museums initiative was announced… Read more

Returning Heroes and Wounded Warrior Tax Credits | The White House Office of the Press Secretary

Fact Sheet: Returning Heroes and Wounded Warrior Tax Credits In August, President Obama called on Congress to enact tax credits that will help get veterans back to work. The Returning Heroes Tax Credit provides businesses that hire unemployed veterans with a maximum credit of $5,600 per veteran, and the Wounded Warriors Tax Credit offers businesses that hire veterans with service-connected… Read more

Joining Forces Initiative Announced By First Lady Michelle Obama | New National Campaign Joining Forces To Help Military Families

Today First Lady Michelle Obama announced a new campaign titled, “Joining Forces”.  Here is more information about “Joining Forces”: The First Lady and Dr. Biden have met with military families, learned about their successes and challenges, and made it their priority to support them. Joining Forces is a comprehensive national initiative to mobilize all sectors of society to give our… Read more