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100,000 Jobs Mission in Chicago Seeks Military Veterans

100,000 Jobs Mission in Chicago Seeks Veterans IDES and IDVA Partner to Put Veterans to Work Pre-Registration is Encouraged for Best Service, Results CHICAGO – With a goal of hiring at least 100,000 Veterans by 2020, a coalition of more than 60 companies, government agencies and Veteran groups will be hosting a huge hiring event in Chicago July 12 for… Read more

Joseph & Sarah Caring for Vets Grand Opening – Helping Homeless Veterans in the Metro Atlanta Area

Joseph & Sarah Caring for Vets Grand Opening!!!!!!!! Mark your calendars and set your clocks for JSCVs Grand Opening. We are extremely excited to open our doors and provide a much needed service to homeless veterans in the Metro Atlanta area. WHERE:   191 Sunset Ave. N.W., Atlanta GA WHEN:     Saturday 30 June 2012 @ 2pm “light refreshments will be… Read more

Sanctuary Island Offers Equine Therapy for Wounder Warriors

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com is proud to welcome Sanctuary Island of Indialantic, Florida (Brevard County FL) to the Veteran Owned Business Directory Nonprofit Section. Our Mission The mission for Sanctuary Island Inc. is to service wounded warriors, other disabled, and children facing adversity. Our Vision To provide a venue to enhance the health, literacy, life experience and self-esteem of wounded warriors, other disabled… Read more
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President Obama Pushes Military Credentialing to Boost Veteran Employment

Veteran Owned Business News Announcement MINNEAPOLIS (June 1, 2012) – President Obama will unveil a new initiative today that will, for the first time, allow some U.S. service members to receive civilian credentials and licenses for skills they learn in the military. The effort, announced by the White House late Thursday, is aimed at boosting employment among post-9/11 veterans, some of… Read more

2012 Discounts, Deals, Specials and Freebies for Active Duty Military, Veterans, Military Spouses and Military Families

Attention Veteran Owned Business Members and Visitors: Click here to view the 2013 Memorial Day Military and Veteran Freebies, Discounts and Coupons list. Many wonderful organizations have put together special Memorial Day 2012 “thank you” discounts, freebies, coupons, deals and special saving offers for veterans and active duty military members (in some cases military spouses and military families as well).… Read more

Blue Star Museums Initiative Gives Active Duty Military And Their Families Free Tickets To Over 1,600 Museums

1,600 museums offer military families free tickets Runs from Memorial Day 2012 (May 28th) through Labor Day 2012 (September 3rd) More than 1,600 museums across the country will offer free admission to active-duty military personnel and their families this summer in a program that has more than doubled in size since 2010. The expanded Blue Star Museums initiative was announced… Read more

Obama Administration’s Record for Veterans and Wounded Warriors | White House Correspondence

Attention Veteran Owned Business Members and Visitors: The following information was provided by the White House and the Office of The President of the United States: Obama Administration Record for Veterans and Wounded Warriors “For their service and sacrifice, warm words of thanks from a grateful nation are more than warranted, but they aren’t nearly enough. We also owe our… Read more