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Brown-Forman Recognized as Best for Vets: Employers 2018 List

Selection focuses on corporate culture and policy that caters to vets
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LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Brown-Forman was named one of the best employers for veterans by Military Times, the trusted source for independent news and information for service members and their families. This is Brown-Forman Corporation’s second year making the “Best for Vets: Employers” list in the ranking’s nine year history.

Duke Energy Receives Highest Honor From the U.S. Department of Defense for Its Support of National Guard and Reserve Employees

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has announced that it has received the 2018 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor the U.S. Department of Defense gives to companies for their outstanding support for employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve.

The award is presented annually by the Secretary of Defense, and Duke Energy was one of only 15 companies nationwide to be selected out of more than 2,300 nominations.

Sears, Rebuilding Together Join for Annual Heroes at Home Program

Celebrated program aims to raise funds and take care of home rebuilds for military families in need
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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., June 21, 2018  /3BL Media/ – For the 11th year in a row, Sears and Rebuilding Together have teamed to launch the Heroes at Home initiative, which benefits veterans and their families through fundraising and critical home repair nationwide.

Astellas Supports the 2018 Warrior Games

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For the second consecutive year, Astellas employees used the company’s Volunteer Time Off program to volunteer at the 2018 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games where Astellas also supported the event by providing meals for the athletes. More than 50 employees, family and friends gathered at the U.S.

Twitter Chat With Aetna: #HealthierWorld, Thursday, 6/7 Noon ET/ 9am PT

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Join Aetna, The American Public Health Association, the Waco-McLennan County Public Health District, Mercy Maricopa, 3BL Media and Triple Pundit, as we discuss what it will take to ensure a #HealthierWorld! Thursday, June 7, Noon ET/9am PT/5pm BT

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Join Aetna, The American Public Health Association, the Waco-McLennan County Public Health District, Mercy Maricopa, 3BL Media and Triple Pundit, as we discuss what it will take to ensure a #HealthierWorld! Thursday, June 7, Noon ET/9am PT/5pm BT

3 Things Veterans Should Look for in a Civilian Employer

At Nestlé, we’ve found three things that are essential to helping veterans thrive. No matter where you end up, here’s what to look for during your transition process.
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By Jon Salmons, Vice President, Recruiting — Nestlé USA

According to a survey conducted by Prudential Financial and IAVA, three in five veterans worried about “how to translate their military skills to a business environment.” The survey also found that “veterans are most concerned about finding a job that is meaningful to them.”

Wells Fargo Awards $300,000 in Grants for Veteran Housing Efforts

VeteranWINS® grant program addresses veteran homelessness and sustainable housing
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 31, 2018 /3BL Media/– The Wells Fargo Housing Foundation today announced that its third annual VeteranWINS® grant program will donate $300,000 across nine nonprofits to address sustainable housing for military veterans.

Minnesota Faces of Margraten: “The Biggest Gift”

Medtronic employees and retirees in the Netherlands and the United States team up on a unique project to honor American war heroes
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Linda Partridge of St. Cloud, Minn., was just three weeks old when her father, 28-year-old Lieutenant Norman E. Twetten, died in combat during World War II. Twetten perished on April 10, 1945, just days after learning his daughter had been born. As Linda grew up, memories of her father were kept quietly tucked away. The grief was just too much for her mother, Lorraine, to talk about.

Walmart Reaches 5th Anniversary of Veterans Welcome Home Commitment With Announcement of More Than 200,000 Veteran Hires

The Walmart Foundation continues its support of female veterans with a $250,000 grant to the Women Veterans Network
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Bentonville, AK, May 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart announced it has hired more than 200,000 veterans and promoted more than 28,000 to roles of greater responsibility since launching its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment five years ago. Recognizing the important skills and leadership abilities veterans possess, the commitment helps veterans find career opportunities at Walmart and aims to ease the sometimes difficult transition from active duty to civilian life. Walmart is now more than 80 percent of the way to reaching its goal of hiring 250,000 veterans by 2020.

Tetra Tech AEG Becomes a Certified Military Talent Employer

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RICHFIELD, Ohio, May 10, 2018, /3BL Media/ - Tetra Tech AEG, a leading provider of consulting and construction services in solid waste and industrial markets, has become a NEOVETS Certified Military Talent Employer (CMTE). Through the CMTE certification, Tetra Tech is supporting military members who have served the United States’ greater interests and sacrificed for our welfare.

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