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The Military College of South Carolina Awards Dining Contract to Sodexo for The Citadel

Sodexo wins university contract to develop and sustain a fully integrated dining program for students, faculty, staff and visitors.
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 19, 2017 – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, was awarded a new dining contract to provide The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina with catering, residential and retail dining operations. Sodexo will offer the campus community an innovative dining services program through a professionally directed, energized and collaborative effort.

From Combat to Home Front, Voice-As-Password Makes Banking Simple

Thousands of customers — including many in the military — are discovering the ease of banking with voiceprint technology
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Moments after she answers a call, Amy Ingrim can often tell by an urgent tone of voice if the caller — sometimes a soldier, sailor, aviator, or U.S. Marine deployed somewhere around the world — is in harm’s way. Whether they are in Baghdad, the South China Sea, or some other faraway location, military customers still need to conduct their banking and take care of business at home, said Ingrim, a Wells Fargo phone banker in San Antonio.

3 Military Technologies Benefiting People Every Day

Technology transferring from military to civilian use is nothing new. Discover how the convergence of these two worlds is benefiting everyday people.
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Duct tape was invented to protect ammunition cases from water during World War II. The internet grew out of a military research project. Navigation devices, such as Google Maps, rely on satellites created to guide fighter jets, warships and military forces.

Technology transferring from military to civilian use is nothing new. Even the Roman Empire road system was developed to reduce soldier travel time, but all Romans used it to swiftly move information and goods across the Empire.

Nonprofit Group Pairs Veterans with Mentors in Big Companies

Bloomberg Recruiting's Jamilla Smith featured in two Fox News stories discussing how her experience as a military veteran helps her recruit veterans to work at Bloomberg
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Recruiting's Jamilla Smith was featured in two Fox News stories discussing how her experience as a military veteran helps her recruit veterans to work at Bloomberg.

Sodexo Supports Defense Commissary Agency in Celebrating Grand Opening of New Commissary at Fort Belvoir

Sodexo’s support of the grand opening helps draw attention to the tremendous benefits military members and families receive through on-base commissaries
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) recently held a grand opening in celebration of its new commissary at Fort Belvoir in Virginia and Sodexo, world leader in providing Quality of Life services, helped DeCA celebrate the big event.  Sodexo is the Deli-Bakery Services operator at the new Fort Belvoir commissary and partner to 24 DeCA commissaries throughout the east coast.

Restoring the Meaning of Memorial Day

By Matt Foster, Area Manager, AT&T External Affairs, and U.S. Army Veteran
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Enjoying a day away from the office with a few hotdogs, cold drinks and a lot of sun makes for a great Memorial Day, but that isn’t exactly what the day is all about.   In 2003, I left my family, friends, and future wife for an active duty deployment in the United States Army.  In 2005, I left my wife of 1 month for a deployment to Baghdad, Iraq that would last over a year. Our Forward Operating Base (FOB) would often go on “Comms Blackout,” usually meaning a soldier on our FOB had been killed or seriously injured and their family was being officially notified. 

Army Veteran Brings Military Values to FedEx

Bobbi Wells Explains How Big Challenges Create Big Opportunities
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THE MOTIVATOR  

Bobbi Wells, Vice-President of Aviation Safety & Airworthiness, FedEx Express

Bobbi Wells joined FedEx through a program that gave U.S. military officers the opportunity to work at a corporation for one year. A quarter century later, she has risen to a tough job with serious responsibility. As Vice President of Aviation Safety & Airworthiness at FedEx Express, she holds the safety of FedEx team members in her capable hands.

Childcare Critical to Military Families

By William French
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“If you close tomorrow because of the snow, I won’t be able to go to work.”

“I haven’t had a single break since my husband deployed.”

“I missed another appointment because I didn’t have anyone to watch the kids.”

At the Armed Services YMCA we have heard these and many other examples of why childcare is so important. It can especially make a huge difference in the lives of our young military families. We offer many programs designed to help meet the challenges of military life, but few are as needed as childcare.

Proud to Serve

By: Deborah Roberts
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There have always been female warriors, and Women’s History Month is an appropriate time to remember them. While many civilians are aware that the number of women on active duty in all branches of service has risen dramatically, few know the extent of women’s service to our country, particularly in combat roles.

Military Dining and Quality of Life

By: Elena Victoria
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Napoleon has been credited with the saying, “An army marches on its stomach.” An infantryman himself, Napoleon understood first-hand the importance of supplying an army on the move in which it was common practice for each soldier to procure his own food from villages along the campaign trail.

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