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Helping Veterans Rebuild Their Lives, One Home at a Time

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Lockheed Martin demonstrated its ongoing mission to serve our nation’s military veterans and their families by donating $97,000 last month to Homes for Our Troops, a nonprofit organization that builds specially adapted custom homes for severely injured post-9/11 veterans. Over the past six years, Lockheed Martin has committed more than $400,000 to the charitable organization.

My Journey from Army Soldier to SAP Developer

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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.”

George Clooney, Paul Rudd, Ben Stiller and More Join Charity Auction to Benefit Veterans

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Kenny Chesney, Stephen Curry, Ellen DeGeneres, Owen Wilson and Jake Gyllenhaal are among the other stars to auction off prizes in support of Home for Our Troops.

George Clooney, Paul Rudd, Ben Stiller, Kenny Chesney, Ellen DeGeneres, the NBA's Stephen Curry and more stars have teamed up with eBay for Charity to benefit Home for Our Troops, a nonprofit that provides injured veterans with homes. 

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Wells Fargo Surpasses $130 Million in Donations to Veteran-Related Nonprofits

Company’s financial education program reached 1 million service members and families
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SAN FRANCISCO,  November 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – In honor of Veterans Day, Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) announced the company has donated a total of more than $130 million since 2012 to support military- and veteran-related nonprofits focused on housing initiatives, career transition and financial education.

Highlights include:

  • Donated more than 350 mortgage-free homes, valued at more than $55 million, to veterans in all 50 states.

MetLife Recognized as Military Friendly Employer Seventh Year in a Row

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NEW YORK, November 05, 2018 /3BL Media/ – MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) announced today it has been recognized as a Military Friendly® Employer and Military Friendly® Spouse Employer. This is the seventh year in a row MetLife has been recognized for its commitment to supporting veterans and fostering a culture that honors the experiences, traits and skills of those who have served or continue to serve their country. It is the fourth year MetLife has been recognized for its support of Military Spouses.

Lockheed Martin Employees Celebrate Month of Giving

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Lockheed Martin employees participated in dozens of volunteer events in communities around the world this October as part of the company’s annual “Month of Giving.” These “Be the Difference” days highlight employees’ commitment to service and giving back.

Servicemembers, Spouses, Veterans Name Booz Allen as Top Employer

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A spouse’s employment status can make a big impact on transitioning from active duty to civilian life, according to a 2017 survey by BlueStar Families. Yet fewer than half (47%) of military spouses are currently employed1.

Atkinson’s Military Experience Transfers Well into PNC Bank Career

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After 22 years of active service in the U.S. Marine Corps, where he had four overseas deployments to 10 different countries, Oscar J. Atkinson has transferred his experience to PNC Bank where he’s an operations supervisor.

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After 22 years of active service in the U.S. Marine Corps, where he had four overseas deployments to 10 different countries, Oscar J. Atkinson has transferred his experience to PNC Bank where he’s an operations supervisor.

NFCC Programs for Military Service Members and Veterans to Benefit From $1 Million Wells Fargo Funding Commitment

$1 million of support from Wells Fargo will allow National Foundation for Credit Counseling® to continue military programs offered through Sharpen Your Financial Focus®
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WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, September 18, 2018 /3BL Media/– In support of the Sharpen Your Financial Focus® (Sharpen) initiative, National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) announced the nonprofit has received a $1 million commitment from Wells Fargo & Co.  for financial counseling and education services for active military service members, veterans and their families.

SEED SPOT Entrepreneurs Pitch Impact-Driven Ventures at Booz Allen’s Innovation Center

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To conclude two days of idea exploration, customer validation, market analysis, and prototyping, SEED SPOT hosted a Pitch Night at Booz Allen’s Innovation Center on Thursday, September 13 from 6:00-8:00pm. A group of up-and-coming impact-driven entrepreneurs will pitch their ventures to a live community audience of fellow entrepreneurs, startup ecosystem builders, and potential investors.

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