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Taking Public-Private Partnership to the Next Level: Booz Allen Supports Pioneering DoD Talent Exchange Program

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What insights can a government defense engineer and contracts supervisor gain from six months onsite in the private sector? And how can public-sector immersion prepare private-sector professionals for their next leadership role?

During the first half of 2019, two Booz Allen professionals and two federal defense employees found out as part of the Public-Private Talent Exchange, an opportunity for DoD and private-sector participants to expand their understanding of each other’s business operations.

Trading places for stronger partnerships

Turning Data Into Ammunition: Seattle Techies Enlist in the Navy for 48 Hours to Tackle Maritime Digital Challenges

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HACKtheMACHINE, a collaborative “Blue Angels for Geeks” held in Seattle on September 21-23, hosted by the U.S. Navy, Booz Allen Hamilton and Fathom5 unites private sector technologists and the Department of Defense in digital engineering, solving complex problems with profound implications for global security.

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HACKtheMACHINE, a collaborative “Blue Angels for Geeks” held in Seattle on September 21-23, hosted by the U.S. Navy, Booz Allen Hamilton and Fathom5 unites private sector technologists and the Department of Defense in digital engineering, solving complex problems with profound implications for global security.

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.

Astellas Employees Support Veterans at 2017 Warrior Games

Initiative part of Astellas’ ongoing commitment to communities, veterans and their families through its Living Smart social responsibility platform
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, Astellas employees volunteered and cheered on 113 wounded-warrior cyclists at the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games on July 6.  The cycling event took place today at the Museum Campus on Chicago’s lakefront in support of our nation’s wounded veterans from all branches of the military.

Astellas’ sponsorship of the Warrior games featured volunteer opportunities, including volunteer registration and docents, family support assistants, course safety, informational support and athlete registration.

Art Therapy for Veterans, Military Service Members, and Their Families

Donna Betts, PhD, ATR-BC, AATA President
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Art therapy helps Veterans and military service members. The evidence is building, and the public is taking notice. The American Art Therapy Association (AATA) dedicates this special report to America’s Veterans, and highlights the ways in which art therapy is improving their lives.

Their Mission is Complete; Ours Has Just Begun

By Jack Hammond, retired Brigadier General and Executive Director of Home Base
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America’s military conflicts of the past decade affected veterans, active duty service members and their families alike. Multiple deployments, frequent moves and long periods of separation can present many challenges and opportunities for military families. So this Veterans Day, as we honor and thank those who have given so much for our country and our freedoms, we also commend the spouses, parents, children, siblings, grandparents and significant others who provide support and structure to their loved ones throughout their times of service.

Sodexo Selected by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Bring Expertise in Medical Facilities Operations & Maintenance to DoD, Under MATOC Award

Sodexo as prime contractor helps deliver commercial best practices in health care facilities management to DoD medical community; further expands Sodexo FM services into federal government
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, the leading provider of integrated facilities management (FM) and foodservice operations, announced today that it was selected as a prime contractor by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to support Department of Defense (DoD) medical facilities with operations and maintenance services worldwide.

Disney Offers Free ‘Veterans Institute’ Workshop to Encourage and Support Hiring of Military Veterans

Disney will share expertise of its ‘Heroes Work Here’ initiative with small- and mid-sized companies to help them build their own veteran-hiring program
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Complimentary one-day seminar at Walt Disney World will feature veterans’ stories of transitioning to the civilian workforce

To learn more and reserve space at the complimentary Veterans Institute, please click here

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Complimentary one-day seminar at Walt Disney World will feature veterans’ stories of transitioning to the civilian workforce

To learn more and reserve space at the complimentary Veterans Institute, please click here

Eastman Chemical Company Selected 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award Recipient

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Kingsport, Tenn., June 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has received the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. This is the U.S. Department of Defense’s highest recognition given to employers for exceptional support of employees serving in the National Guard and Reserve. Eastman will receive the award from the Secretary of Defense at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on September 26, 2013.

Menu Changes Serve Up a Healthier Diet for U.S. Military

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The Department of Defense spent $926.9 million on food services contracts in 2012 and has already spent $336.9 million in 2013, according to USASpending.gov, an exhaustive database of government contracts.

With all that spend

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