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Eastman Salutes Veterans, Active-Duty Military with New Webpage

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Eastman recently launched a new webpage on eastman.com to illustrate Eastman’s dedication to team members who know first-hand what it means to serve their country.

General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter - June 2016

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GM Strengthens Business, Communities through Mobility
The rules of vehicle use and ownership are changing rapidly, according to GM’s latest Sustainability Report (gmsustainability.com). Connectivity, car-sharing, alternative propulsion and autonomous vehicles are key elements toward a future of safer, cleaner and more efficient mobility options for customers.

Blue Star Families Study Reveals Impact of Military Spouse Employment Challenges

Analysis estimates social cost of unemployment and underemployment at $710 million to $1.07 billion
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WASHINGTON, May 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Blue Star Families has announced the results of a study putting a societal price tag on the pocketbook issues facing many military families – unemployment and underemployment of military spouses. Synthesizing research from a series of seminal studies on U.S. military families, the Social Cost Analysis of the Unemployment and Underemployment of Military Spouses found that adverse employment conditions among military spouses cost society approximately $710 million to $1.07 billion per year.

Walmart Celebrates Anniversary of Veterans Welcome Home Commitment with Announcement of 130,828 Veteran Hires

Walmart Foundation announces $2.6 million in grants to leading organizations dedicated to supporting transitioning military and their families
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Bentonville, Ark., May 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart announced it has hired 130,828 veterans since it announced its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in May 2013*. Of those veteran hires, 15,176 have been promoted to jobs with higher pay and greater responsibility.

Accenture Named a Working Mother 2016 Best Company for Multicultural Women

Ranking is latest in diversity recognitions for the company
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NEW YORK, May 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to Working Mother’s 2016 Best Companies for Multicultural Women list, which recognizes companies in the U.S that exemplify best practices in hiring, retaining and promoting women of color.

Working Mother recognized Accenture for its leadership development programs, mentors, coaches and sponsors. The ranking noted that at least 95 percent of the company’s managers have taken part in diversity training.

Booz Allen Hamilton Named a Top Employer for Veterans

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Booz Allen Hamilton has again been included on Forbes magazine’s list of the Top 15 Employers for Veterans.

To determine the top employers for veterans, Forbes worked with compensation information site Payscale to measure which companies are hiring the most veterans for work in which military experience is highly relevant. Within the list, companies are ranked by how many veterans they employ.

Stakeholders Work to Improve Cultural Competence at Military Mental Health Summit

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At a Military Mental Health summit convened yesterday by PsychArmor, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense’s Center for Deployment Psychology and Booz Allen Hamilton, attendees worked to bridge the military-civilian divide by identifying ways to improve military cultural competency among mental health providers.

Military Appreciation Month: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

Chevrolet and National Navy SEAL Museum team up to honor those who have served
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DETROIT, May 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ – May is National Military Appreciation Month, and Chevrolet is joining the National Navy SEAL Museum to honor the men and women who have served in the U.S. military, particularly its special forces.

Chevrolet will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the all-new, Special Operations 2016 Chevrolet Silverado to benefit the Navy SEAL Museum and its foundation.

Although many know Chevrolet has supported the U.S. armed forces – and institutions such as the Navy SEAL Museum – for many years, most people don’t know:

New Video Series From Carnival Featuring Country Music Superstar Carrie Underwood Highlights Military Families of Honor. Family. Fun. Initiative Benefiting Operation Homefront

Carnival Awards Vaughn Family Free Cruise While Underwood Invites Them to Private Concert for Military Families aboard Carnival Vista In New York in November 2016
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MIAMI, April 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ Carnival Cruise Line today released the first in a new video series featuring heartwarming meet-and-greet opportunities between seven-time GRAMMY-award winning country superstar Carrie Underwood and U.S. military families recognized through the Honor. Family. Fun. program benefiting Operation Homefront. The video can be viewed here.

Homeless Veteran Finds Hope at Time Warner Cable

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Time Warner Cable is proud of its military veterans. From our Vet Net employee network to our comprehensive military leave policy for reservists and active duty, TWC celebrates the contributions these employees make to our country and our company. In fact, military veterans make up just over 8 percent of TWC’s workforce.

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