Imagine a stuffed bear that can go into an MRI with kids to make the scans less scary. What about a nonprofit to help military children with disabilities pay for accessibility items for military housing that aren’t covered by insurance or housing allowances. Sounds pretty cool, right? These ideas were developed by military kids to help meet a need in their community, and are among the five finalists for a new innovation award sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton.
Eligible veterans invited to apply through March 4
FORT COLLINS, Colo., February 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – No Barriers Warriors and Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) are seeking veterans with disabilities for the Warriors to Summits 2016 Expedition Series. Teams will embark on three separate, but equally grueling expeditions. Participants will push their boundaries through these transformative journeys while reflecting on their past, recognizing where they are now and developing a vision for their future.
LOS ANGELES, January 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - FOX Sports Supports, the charitable branch of FOX Sports, proudly announces its 2016 initiatives, including its continued support of our U.S. military, along with two-year partnerships with National Alliance on Mental Illness and Positive Coaching Alliance, extending through the 2017 calendar year.
November 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- In support of Military Families Appreciation Month this November, Booz Allen Hamilton has worked with our nonprofit partners to lend a hand in performing community service activities that strengthen and support military families.
For military spouses who want to work, many pursue positions that are mobile and transferable, such as child care or retail sales, despite having the qualifications and desire to pursue careers in other industries. As a result, many military spouses find themselves unemployed or underemployed.
Major Leaguers brought their City Clinics instructional program to veterans and their families in Arizona and Texas in the weeks following the regular season – and sandwiched between the Veterans Day holiday.
Chris Capuano, A.J. Griffin, Donnie Murphy and Eric Young, Jr. took part in a clinic held in Phoenix on Nov. 7, sharing their love for the game with 65 kids whose dads, moms and other relatives have served in the U.S. military.
On Veterans Day, we celebrate and honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to sacrifice for us all.
As a veteran, I fully comprehend the challenges of translating active duty skills to a civilian job. At TWC, we focus on attracting and hiring great talent, which includes the talented veteran population. Currently, 8.2 percent of our workforce self-identifies as veterans—higher than the national average of veterans within the job force.
Each year, on November 11th, our country comes together to recognize the commitment the men and women of our armed forces make to protect our freedom and uphold the liberties we have been afforded. Whirlpool Corporation joins millions of Americans as we celebrate the service and the sacrifice of our nation’s veterans.