ICDC College Wins Coveted Approval as Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) by the Department of Veterans Affairs

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — ICDC College was approved as an Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) by the Department of Veterans Affairs and may now offer veterans and military service members the opportunity to utilize their new Post 9/11 GI bill benefits – the most comprehensive educational benefits available since the original GI Bill […]

Stater Bros. Charities Announces Colonel Joseph C. Rodriguez Memorial to be Unveiled at Mountain View Cemetery in San Bernardino, California

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ — On Veteran’s Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2009, at 11:00 a.m., the “Friends of Colonel Joseph ‘Chuck’ Rodriguez Committee”, Committee Chairman Jack H. Brown and invited guests will assemble at a ceremony to unveil a beautiful, new memorial at the Joseph Rodriguez gravesite at Mountain View Cemetery in San […]

AEP is Honored as Military-Friendly Employer for Seventh Consecutive Year

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — G.I. Jobs magazine has named American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) one of the nation’s 100 most “military-friendly” employers for the seventh consecutive year. G.I. Jobs helps provide training and career opportunities for veterans and those in transition from military to civilian employment. AEP is one of only five companies […]

ACE Launches Web Site To Connect Veterans to Higher Education

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ — As the nation prepares to observe Veterans Day, the American Council on Education (ACE) today launched www.TodaysGIBill.org, a comprehensive college guidance web site to provide information and inspire veterans to enroll and succeed in higher education. Created with the support of Lumina Foundation for Education, TodaysGIBill.org is designed for returning […]

24/7 Alcohol Bracelets Helping to Keep Veterans Sober and Accountable

BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ — As the country prepares to honor its military veterans November 11th, the Buffalo Veterans Treatment Court is employing a high-tech tool to help keep their community’s struggling military veterans sober and accountable. The veterans program began using the technology, known as SCRAM (for Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor), in […]

AT&T Named as One of the ‘Most Military Friendly Employers’ in the U.S. by G.I. Jobs Magazine

DALLAS, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — AT&T* cares about connecting military families, and G.I. Jobs magazine has noticed. AT&T announced today that G.I. Jobs has included AT&T in its seventh annual list recognizing the nation’s top Military Friendly Employers. A full list of all 100 Military Friendly Employers can be found at www.gijobs.com/top100pr. G.I. Jobs is […]

ClearedJobs.Net Sponsors Wounded Explosive Ordnance Disposal (Bomb Squad) Warrior Foundation’s (WEODWF) 2-Day Bike Ride

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ — ClearedJobs.Net, a veteran-owned job board company exclusively serving the security cleared community, is sponsoring the Wounded Explosive Ordnance Disposal Warrior Foundation’s (WEODWF) Undefeated 2-Day Bike Ride scheduled for November 14-15, 2009 in San Diego, California. Forty-one (41) riders and ten (10) support personnel will ride nearly 200 miles along […]

Military Veterans Coveted to Lead and Staff Corporate America

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ — Despite constant financial pressures for short term results, corporate America is maintaining its focus on long-term, strategic personnel needs with a firm commitment to hiring military talent, according to G.I. Jobs’ seventh annual list recognizing the nation’s top Military-Friendly Employers. A full list of all 100 Military Friendly Employers can […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters Expands Military Mentoring Opportunities

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ — This Veteran’s Day, a U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant and his 16-year old “Little” will help launch Big Brothers Big Sisters’ expanded mentoring and support services for military men and women, veterans, reservists and their families. Staff Sergeant Francisco Hernandez and Raul, his Little Brother of eight years, will join […]

Star-Studded Gala in NYC Honors New Veterans; Brian Williams of NBC Nightly News to Host

NEW YORK, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ — WHAT: Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), the nation’s first and largest non-partisan, nonprofit organization representing veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, will hold its Third Annual Heroes Gala in New York City. WHEN: Tuesday, November 10, 6:00-9:00 PM E.S.T WHERE: Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway (at […]