Veterans

Kohler Co. and Caddie School for Soldiers Offer Unique Training Program for Veterans

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KOHLER, Wis., November 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Kohler Co. is a proud supporter of the nonprofit Caddie School for Soldiers (CSS). The CSS invites small groups of veterans to live together for a month, learn about golf and caddying, and gain skills that will help them create new lives in a new profession—whether in golf or any other. Previous schools have been held in the St. Andrews area, while the 2021 school just concluded its month-long training at Whistling Straits, host of the 43rd Ryder Cup.

Bloomberg LP Signs Armed Forces Covenant

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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com.

Bloomberg LP has announced that it recently signed the Armed Forces Covenant, a promise that those who serve or have served in the Armed Forces of the Crown, and their families, are treated with fairness and respect in their communities, economy, and society for which they serve with their lives.

Changing Veterans' Lives, One Pro Bono Case at a Time

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Ron Potempa spent his career in the United States Navy ensuring “good order and discipline” as an officer in the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps. He enjoyed his job, but every now and then, Ron wished there was something more he could do to help a sailor caught up in the naval justice system.

Changing Careers After Military Service: A Veteran's Story

A T‑Mobile employee talks about how the company’s expanded TechX Returnship program helped him find full‑time work and a new career focus after returning to civilian life.
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“Returning to civilian life was a bit of a challenge since I joined the military at quite a young age. And, you know, working in the military was pretty much all I knew.”

Alex Asuncion dedicated his life to serving in the United States Air Force as a cyber system operator. When he decided he wanted to transfer to part-time status with the Air Force Reserves after more than five years in active duty, he hoped to do some soul searching.

Rockwell Automation's Military Veterans Training Program Authorized as a Department of Defense SkillBridge Program

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MILWAUKEE, November 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rockwell Automation’s (NYSE: ROK) Academy of Advanced Manufacturing™ (AAM) program has been authorized as a Department of Defense SkillBridge Program.

AAM, jointly developed with the ManpowerGroup, serves as a bridge from the military to manufacturing. The free 12-week program trains military veterans and provides them with high tech career opportunities in advanced manufacturing and production at Rockwell Automation customer manufacturing sites.

Veterans Code Their Way to New Careers

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When U.S. Army veteran Hermon Cotton retired from the military after 21 years of service, he knew he wanted to finally pursue his passion for technology and continue serving his community.

Not long after his retirement, the Mississippi Delta native learned about the Veterans Code program through Mississippi Coding Academies (MCA), an economic development and educational non-profit organization, and was eager to enroll.

Veteran-Led P&G Supplier Gives Back

Magellan Transport Logistics Leverages Military Experience to Achieve Diversity Goals, Serve P&G Consumers
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Tom Piatak, U.S. military veteran and CEO of Magellan Transport Logistics, is leveraging his company’s commitment to hiring and supporting veterans to help P&G achieve our veteran employment diversity goals — while ensuring we provide superior service to our customers.

Grant Provides Navajo Nation Veterans Permanent Housing

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June 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Home Depot Foundation today announced it has invested more than $135,000 to turn COVID-19 shielding shelters into permanent housing for U.S. military veterans in the Navajo Nation. In partnership with the nonprofit CORE (Community Organized Relief Efforts), the Foundation will construct 25 shielding structures to enable electricity and other amenities to provide permanent housing solutions for veterans and their families.  

Victory Garden at Camp Salute Provides Natural Outlet for Veterans

by Juliana Discher
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Camp Salute is a one of a kind veteran preferred affordable housing development. It is the first and only community in the U.S. to provide permanent housing to veterans, their families and surviving spouses of veterans. Members of our ScottsMiracle-Gro Northeast Sales Team have been involved since 2019 in establishing a victory garden for this community and it has continued to provide bountiful harvests and emotional benefits for community members and volunteers.

Rockwell Automation's Academy of Advanced Manufacturing Gives Veterans New Opportunities

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In 2017, Rockwell Automation and ManpowerGroup developed the Academy of Advanced Manufacturing – a joint initiative to help U.S. military veterans from across the country receive the training they need to succeed in advanced manufacturing roles. The 12-week program rapidly upskills veterans for high-demand, technology-based roles. To date, more than 225 graduates from this program have been placed in manufacturing roles. 

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