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Transgender Soldiers, Veterans Shaken by Trump’s Ban on Their Service

Transgender Soldiers, Veterans Shaken by Trump’s Ban on Their Service

“The bottom line is that this does great harm to people who simply want to serve their country,” said retired Col. Sheri Swokowski, the highest-ranking openly transgender veteran.

The Coast Guard plans to close part of the Potomac River when the president golfs in Virginia, barring wounded veterans who paddle there as therapy, along with locals.

Wounded Veterans Prevented from Potomac Therapy Near Trump Golf Club

Ban is just in time for president’s “American Heroes Week.”

CVS Health’s David Casey: 5 Reasons Hiring a Veteran Helps Your Business

"There are still too many companies that have yet to discover — or rediscover — the benefits of recruiting military talent," writes Casey.

Wells Fargo Donates $500,000 for Seattle-Area Revitalization Efforts

Wells Fargo Awards $200,000 in Grants for Veteran Housing

VeteranWINS grant program addresses veteran homelessness and sustainable housing.

Comcast Recruits Veterans at Fenway Park

Comcast Recruits Veterans at Fenway Park

“I say to all hiring managers, you will get a better employee in a veteran or current guardsman or reservist — they will make great companies even better,’’ said Adjutant General Gary W. Keefe, Air National Guard of Massachusetts.

AT&T: Celebrate Our Fallen Heroes: Why Do You Carry The Load?

AT&T: Celebrate Our Fallen Heroes: Why Do You Carry The Load?

AT&T's Cody Bandars, a former Navy SEAL, shares why he supports Carry The Load, a nonprofit dedicated to providing active, meaningful ways to honor and celebrate the sacrifices of our fallen heroes.

Motorcyclists Honor Missing Veterans in Washington

Motorcyclists Honor Missing Veterans in Washington

The annual Memorial Day event has evolved to encompass efforts to honor and raise awareness about the fate of all U.S. service members who were lost or otherwise “abandoned” following any of America’s military conflicts.

Memorial Day: What It Means, Why It’s Not ‘Veterans Day’ and How to Approach Your Veterans

Memorial Day: What It Means, Why It’s Not ‘Veterans Day’ and How to Approach Your Veterans

Memorial Day is not the day to say “Thank you” to a veteran — here’s how to handle what may be a very difficult day for some veterans.

Military Veterans Suffering PTSD Get Back on Course with Golf

Military Veterans Suffering PTSD Get Back on Course with Golf

The goal is to help veterans assimilate back into their communities through the social interaction, mental stimulation and physical exercise that golf provides.

Wells Fargo sets up artificial intelligence team in tech push

Wells Fargo Launches ApprenticeshipUSA Program for Veterans

Wells Fargo is one of the first financial industry services companies to offer the program to veterans.

How Johnson & Johnson Is Leading When It Comes to Military Leave Benefits for Employees

How Johnson & Johnson Is Leading When It Comes to Military Leave Benefits for Employees

This year, Johnson & Johnson is expanding its military leave benefits for employees.

Comcast: How Military Minds Better Our Business

Comcast: How Military Minds Better Our Business

The value veterans and members of the National Guard and Reserve bring to corporate America discussed in "On Diversity" Comcast NBCUniversal’s D&I newsletter.

VA Hospitals Fall Short on Patient Satisfaction

VA Hospitals Fall Short on Patient Satisfaction

Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals in the U.S. may deliver higher quality care than other medical centers but still get lower marks on patient satisfaction.

Trump Calling Armed Forces ‘My Military’ Sparks Criticism

“It's not the president's military, it's the military of the United States of America," said Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.

AT&T Enhances Efforts to Attract, Retain More Military Veterans

Since 2013, AT&T has hired 13,000 vets with a goal to hire 20,000 by 2020.

Wyndham Recognizes Women Veterans

Wyndham Recognizes Women Veterans

Wyndham Worldwide continues its commitment to recruiting and retaining veterans.

LGBT Veterans Group Banned from Parade, Politicians Boycott

LGBT Veterans Banned from Boston St. Pat’s Parade, Politicians Boycott

“Anyone who values what our city stands for should do the same,” said Boston Mayor Martin Walsh in a statement.

U.S. to Expand Mental Health Care for Some Veterans

U.S. to Expand Mental Health Care for Some Veterans

Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin said suicide prevention is a top priority.

Veterans Slam Trump

Veterans Slam Trump

Some believe President Trump “exploited” the wife of a fallen Navy SEAL officer, while others criticized his decision to wear a flight jacket and admiral’s cap during a speech.

No Barriers Warriors, Wells Fargo Seek Veterans for 2017 'Warriors to Summits' Expedition

No Barriers Warriors, Wells Fargo Seek Veterans for 2017 ‘Warriors to Summits’ Expedition

Veterans with disabilities can apply for the journey through March 5, 2017

Wells Fargo Launches 2017 Veteran Scholarship, Emergency Grant Programs

Wells Fargo Launches 2017 Veteran Scholarship, Emergency Grant Programs

In 2016, Wells Fargo awarded 22 scholarships and 25 emergency grants to veterans.

VIDEO: CVS Health Recognizes Veteran Colleagues

VIDEO: CVS Health Recognizes Veteran Colleagues

CVS Health is committed to hiring veterans, current National Guard and Reserve members and military spouses.

Trump Considering Sarah Palin for Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Trump Considering Sarah Palin for Secretary of Veterans Affairs

The Department of Veterans Affairs is the largest government agency.