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From Military Life to Civilian Success: Meet Two Proud TransCanada Employees

TransCanada recognizes that military veterans bring a lot of transferrable skills to civilian employers.
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Meet one of TransCanada's employee veterans

After 15 years in the U.S. military and two tours of duty in Iraq, Brandy Manke transitioned to a civilian career as a Supply Chain Specialist in our Spokane, WA, regional office.

She continues to serve her country as a part-time Chief Warrant Officer, Supply Systems Technician, in the Washington Army National Guard.

Thanking Our Heroes: Today and Every Day

By Karla Riker, Director of Citizenship & Sustainability, Southeast, AT&T Services, Inc.
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Veterans Day is an important time to reflect on the brave men and women who fought for our freedoms. This November, we’re honoring veterans by supporting organizations who, like us, are committed to serving our heroes all year long. These groups help ensure active duty military, veterans and their families receive the support they need long after the parades come to an end.

Sodexo Emphasizes the Importance of Childhood Health and Wellness Through Support of Marine Corps Marathon Kids Run

Sodexo, a company focused on Quality of Life, has proudly supported the MCM Kids Run since 2003
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services and a partner to the United States Marine Corps, joined forces with that organization last weekend in support of its annual Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) Kids Run.  This event, a one-mile just-for-fun run for kids age 5-12, is an annual lead-up activity to the largest marathon in the world that doesn't offer prize money. Sodexo has sponsored the event since 2003.

Military Training Pays Off for Veterans at Whirlpool

By Donna McKinney
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Dwight Blackledge served as a field artillery officer in the U.S. Army for more than five years. Today, he puts that military experience to good use in his job as global information systems project manager at appliance manufacturer Whirlpool Corporation.

Overcoming Barriers Together: The 2017 Warriors to Summits Team

Meet some of the members of the 2017 No Barriers Warriors to Summits team. The team recently completed their second training expedition together.
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Meet some of the members of the 2017 No Barriers Warriors to Summits team. The team recently completed their second training expedition together.

The 2017 No Barriers Warriors to Summits team is continuing to work together to overcome barriers. The team of veterans with disabilities completed their second expedition — climbing the Wind River Range in the Rocky Mountains in Wyoming — July 14-20.

The Next Generation Rucksack: Booz Allen Interns Develop Autonomous Vehicle to Ease Soldiers’ Load

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Today the average U.S. soldier carries at least 60 pounds of gear. An extended patrol can double that weight.1  A group of Booz Allen Summer Games interns are looking to end the musculoskeletal injuries – a result of the weight they carry – that can plague soldiers. As the military explores how to lighten the weight of equipment, these interns in Panama City, Fl.

Wells Fargo Stories of Better: Detroit HomeLift

Military veteran Kienya Rudolph, of Detroit, who lost his home, rebuilt his credit and savings, and became a homeowner again through Detroit HomeLift.
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A new Wells Fargo video series celebrates the triumph of the human spirit over adversity and spotlights individuals who are working to make their communities better every day.

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.

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