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7-Eleven to give away a franchise to a veteran

7-Eleven to give away a franchise to a veteranOne veteran will be awarded a 7-Eleven franchise worth $190,000 as part of "Operation: Take Command," the company's first franchise giveaway contest.
  • Civilian Jobs
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

Tactical Veteran: Smart tools for job searches

Tactical Veteran: Smart tools for job searchesFor transitioning veterans, knowing what social media can offer, and how to use that information, is an increasingly crucial pathway to finding good employment opportunities.
  • News
  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
Entrepreneurs

Tactcial Veteran: Get customers with social media

Tactcial Veteran: Get customers with social mediaSmall businesses are seeing the benefits of being in the social media mix.
  • Entrepreneurs
  • 47 minutes ago
Education

W.Va. joins multistate online course pact

W.Va. joins multistate online course pactThe agreement lets accredited institutions operate in other participating states without seeking independent authorization, making it easier for them to expand access to online courses.
  • Education
  • 2 hours, 46 minutes ago
Careers

Corinthian Colleges to shed most of its schools

Corinthian Colleges to shed most of its schoolsThe sale of Everest and WyoTech campuses to the non-profit company ECMC Group would allow more than 39,000 students to continue attending class, the company said.
  • Careers
  • 3 days ago
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The Names

The NamesFormer sailor Ron White is a memory expert who used his skills to honor the fallen from Afghanistan on March 19, 2013 in San Antonio, Tx.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Best for Vets

Best for Vets: Annual College Rankings

Best for Vets: Annual College RankingsThe University of Nebraska at Omaha is named #1 four-year institution in the annual Military Times education poll.
  • Best for Vets
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Education

College costs creep up

College costs creep upAverage price to attend a four-year college in state was $18,943.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Best for Vets

Pittsburgh VA director fired for Legionnaires outbreak

Pittsburgh VA director fired for Legionnaires outbreakThe embattled director of the Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs Healthcare system was formally fired Thursday.
  • Best for Vets
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Veterans Day 2014

Veterans Day 2014U.S. Army Georgia National Guard Staff Sgt. Tracy Smith, right, a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, embraces Korean War veteran Jim Conway, 84, as military service members are asked to sing along to the Armed Services Medley during a Veterans Day ceremony...
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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#MyVeteran Favorite Shout-Outs

#MyVeteran Favorite Shout-OutsErin Kaberline <br />@EKaberline Oct 30 #tbt to our first deployment - left 4 wks before our first was born for a 15-mth deployment. So proud of #MyVeteran
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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2014 NFL Salute to Service

2014 NFL Salute to ServiceWashington National Guard Lt. Aaron B. Clancy runs onto the field Sunday ahead of Seattle Seahawks players for team introductions as part of the NFL's Salute to Service tribute to the military at an NFL football game against the New York Giants in Seattle.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Benefits

VA chief: 1,000 workers face disciplinary action

VA chief: 1,000 workers face disciplinary actionVeterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald says his agency is considering disciplinary action against more than 1,000 employees as the VA. The agency is struggling to correct systemic problems that led to long wait times for veterans seeking health care and...
  • Benefits
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Ex-SEAL Robert O'Neill claims he shot bin Laden

Ex-SEAL Robert O'Neill claims he shot bin LadenThe Navy SEAL who claims to have shot and killed Osama bin Laden spoke at the Best of Blount Awards in Tennesse. Robert O'Neill, 38, is one of the most highly decorated veterans of our time. He was the leader of Navy SEAL Team 6.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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SitRep: Civil War soldier finally receives Medal of Honor

SitRep: Civil War soldier finally receives Medal of HonorRelatives of Army 1st Lt. Alonzo Cushing, who died repelling a Confederate charge in the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, were presented his Medal of Honor.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Education

Quality of vet education, for-profit college controversy could be clarified by new data

Quality of vet education, for-profit college controversy could be clarified by new dataAfter years of claims — backed up by little hard data — that some schools have been providing current and former serv...
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Five Questions: Meghan McCain, co-host of 'TakePart Live' on Pivot TV

Five Questions: Meghan McCain, co-host of 'TakePart Live' on Pivot TVMeghan McCain wants America to know about the issues veterans face and the skills veterans possess that can make them...
  • Best for Vets
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Get Hired

These federal contractors are hiring vets now

These federal contractors are hiring vets nowCompanies that do business with the federal government employ a big chunk of the U.S. workforce — and if you're a veteran looking to join their ranks, federal law requires that they give you a leg up.
  • Get Hired
  • 1 month ago
Veterans

Some stereotypes stick to vets, survey shows

Some stereotypes stick to vets, survey showsAll veterans aren't homeless washouts. But Got Your Six officials worry that many Americans see them that way.
  • Veterans
  • 1 month ago
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Sinise to narrate film about vets' work skills

Sinise to narrate film about vets' work skillsGary Sinise's next movie will have him co-starring with airplane engines, corporate servers and widgets from 3-D prin...
  • Best for Vets
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges 2015

Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges 2015Military jobs and training can provide service members with in-depth technical expertise — but how to convert that kn...
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Methodology

MethodologyWe invited colleges and universities across the country to fill out a rigorous survey, comprising well over 100 quest...
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Military funeral funding cuts hit Minnesota vets

Military funeral funding cuts hit Minnesota vetsDULUTH, Minn. – Federal funding has been cut for honor guards at military funerals in Minnesota, leaving some people...
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Lejeune vets exposed to toxic water have deadline extended

Lejeune vets exposed to toxic water have deadline extendedThe Veterans Affairs Department has extended its deadline for veterans to receive reimbursement for medical costs rel...
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Warrior Games: Day 6 and 7

Warrior Games: Day 6 and 7Gunny, a service dog belonging to Marine Corps athlete Andres Bergos, center, waits for the pistol competition to end at the 2014 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Friday, October 3, 2014.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Warrior Games: Day 5

Warrior Games: Day 5Navy's Red Ramos talks with fellow athletes following the 4x100 relay ended at the 2014 Warrior Games at Garry Berry Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Thursday, October 2, 2014.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Warrior Games: Day 4

Warrior Games: Day 4Sgt. Andres Burgos, from Orlando, Florida competes in the individual recurve archery competition at the 2014 Warrior Games at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Wednesday, October 1, 2014.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago