Military Veterans

Veterans Helping Veterans in a Civilian Workforce

Wells Fargo team member and U.S. Air Force veteran Mark Durazo knows what it’s like to transition from military to civilian life, and he enjoys sharing his experience — and support — with fellow veterans.
Article

When Wells Fargo team member Mark Durazo was 18 years old and growing up in the small, mining town of Bisbee, Arizona, he wasn’t sure what to do with his life, but he knew he needed to find some kind of purpose. His dad had been a cook for the U.S. Army, and his uncle had retired from the U.S. Air Force after serving for more than 25 years, so he decided to follow in their footsteps. 

“Those two inspired me to want to serve my country,” Durazo said. “I wanted to give back what they had given.”

My Journey from Army Soldier to SAP Developer

Blog

Aleathia Coles-Dixon’s resume highlights all the high bars she has already achieved: Military intelligence expert. Technology systems developer. Master’s degree candidate.

“Accenture is good for military vets because it enables us to lean into projects,” she says, “to take that leap and be leaders within our field and within our teams.”

Bunker Labs and Comcast NBCUniversal Extend Partnership to Help Grow Military-Led Startups

Three-year agreement will expand local collaboration
Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, March 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Comcast NBCUniversal and Bunker Labs, a national nonprofit organization for military veteran-led startups, today announced a three-year expansion of its partnership, continuing their mutual support of the military community and veteran-owned businesses.

Art Therapy for Veterans

Helping Veterans Recover from PTSD and TBI
Summary: 

The American Art Therapy wants to bring awareness to the needs of our Veterans for mental health support. Art Therapy is widely used to help Veterans overcome symptoms of PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury.

Blog

The American Art Therapy wants to bring awareness to the needs of our Veterans for mental health support. Art Therapy is widely used to help Veterans overcome symptoms of PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury.

GM Foundation Donates $50,000 to Steven Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation

Funds will help build ‘Smart Homes’ for injured U.S. military veterans
Press Release

DETROIT, September 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The General Motors Foundation donated $50,000 to the Steven Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation to help build specialized, adapted homes for injured U.S. military veterans. GM’s Customer Care and Aftersales Veterans Group also gave $126,000 toward the cause during a recent event in New York City.

Siller was a New York firefighter who died trying to save others on September 11, 2001.

Vets’ Alcohol Problems Linked to Stress on the Home Front

Returning national guardsmen more likely to turn to alcohol than the general public when faced with issues at home
Press Release

Ann Arbor, MI, July 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Regardless of traumatic events experienced during deployment, returning National Guard soldiers were more likely to develop a drinking problem if faced with civilian life setbacks, including job loss, legal problems, divorce, and serious financial and legal problems — all commonplace in military families. Results of the study by researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health are published online in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

Union Pacific Donates $150,000 to Wounded Warrior Project

20 percent of Union Pacific's workforces is military veterans
Press Release

San Antonio, April 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Continuing its long-standing tradition of supporting armed forces members and veterans, Union Pacific yesterday presented Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) a $150,000 donation to assist injured service members as they transition back to civilian life. The donation will help support a full range of programs and services for this generation of Wounded Warriors and their families.

The American Cancer Society Commits to Hire 200 Veterans and Military Spouses toward U.S. Chamber Foundation Program

Press Release

March 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The American Cancer Society announced a commitment today to hire 200 veterans and military spouses in 2014 as part of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring 500,000 Heroes campaign with Capital One.

The University of Texas at Arlington receives $122,000 from Chase to Fund Education Programs for U.S. Military Veterans

Press Release

Arlington, Texas, February 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ – As part of a $1 million investment nationwide, Chase announced today that it will provide a $122,000 grant to The University of Texas at Arlington to fund educational opportunities for military veterans.

Pages

Subscribe to Military Veterans