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Johnson & Johnson Partners in the Opening of New USO Welcome Center at Newark Liberty International Airport

Johnson & Johnson Partners in the Opening of New USO Welcome Center at Newark Liberty International Airport

Johnson & Johnson, the Official Healthcare Partner of the USO, supported the opening of a new comfort center for active service members and their families.

Comcast NBCUniversal, Military Agencies Provide Service Members Streaming Coverage of Olympic Games

Comcast NBCUniversal, Military Agencies Provide Service Members Streaming Coverage of Olympic Games

This benefit is being provided at no cost to those who are currently serving in the U.S. military or retired military members.

CVS Health increasing access to care for veterans

CVS Helping to Increase Access to Care for Veterans

CVS Health's partnership with VA Palo Alto will help make care more accessible for local veterans.

Veterans Lash Out at Trump’s Increasingly Dishonorable Behavior

Veterans Lash Out at Trump’s Increasingly Dishonorable Behavior 

Trump’s continued disrespect of families of those killed in war, accepting an unearned Purple Heart medal he “always wanted” and reports of his draft dodging are beyond the pale for many veterans.

NFCC Receives $1 Million Grant From Wells Fargo for Financial Capability Program Benefiting Military Servicemembers and Veterans

Grant to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling to fund second phase of Sharpen Your Financial Focus initiative.

Senate Seeks to Slash Fed Hiring Preference for Vets

The VFW is "adamantly opposed to a Senate proposal" that "harms veterans."

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi

Florida Attorney General Allegedly Takes Trump Donation, Ignores Claims of Fraud

AG Pam Bondi under fire for allegedly seeking Trump’s money rather than helping residents who claimed Trump defrauded them.

Veterans Discharged for Being Gay Should Correct Records

Veterans Discharged for Being Gay Should Correct Records

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus encouraged vets to correct less-than-honorable discharges based on “morally wrong” policies.

Wells Fargo Donates $50,000 to VetsinTech to Support Cybersecurity Training Programs

The donation will help support training programs for military veterans transitioning to technology careers.

Wounded Warrior Project, Steven Nardizzi, Al Giordano, WWP

Wounded Warrior Project Fires Top Executives For Wasting Funds

The CEO and COO both lost their positions following reports of spending charity funds on five-star hotels, first-class airfare, million dollar retreats and lavish salaries.

Oldest U.S. Veteran Emma Didlake Dies at Age 110

President Obama calls Didlake, who served in World War II, “a true trailblazer.”

ADP’s Colonel Tom Hiebert: Doubling Veteran Hires in 2 Years

ADP has brought a former Army officer with combat and administrative experience in to lead its effort to dramatically increase hiring and successful on-boarding of veterans.

Warriors to Summits Program Helps Veterans Find Hope

Warriors to Summits is an initiative of No Barriers USA, which runs national and global mountain-climbing expeditions for veterans and transitioning service members with disabilities. The program has literally saved lives.

Deadline for Disability Employment Tracker Extended, Included in Top 50 Survey

The National Organization on Disability has extended the deadline for the Disability Employment Tracker, which is a key component of The DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for People With Disability list.

President Barack Obama

Obama: ‘The Shadow of Crisis Has Passed’

In his State of the Union address, President Obama praised the nation for rising above the economic crisis and War on Terror and vowed to veto anything that gets in the way of bettering the middle class. Watch Obama’s speech in its entirety here.

NOD Employers Guide Wounded Warriors

NOD Releases Guide for Employers Hiring Veterans with Disabilities

Lieutenant General (Ret.) Franklin L. Hagenbeck, former Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Department of the Army, embarks on a nationwide media tour to share techniques to support veterans' workplace success.

Jerry Quinn, Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo Donates $49 Million to Support Veterans, Servicemembers

Wells Fargo has surpassed its three-year, $35 million goal by donating more than $49 million toward programs to help military servicemembers, veterans and their families achieve and maintain homeownership, attain successful career transitions and succeed financially.

VIDEO: Best Practices From the Healthcare Sector for Hiring and Supporting Veterans

Leaders from CVS Health, ADP and North Shore-LJ Health System share best practices on recruiting, preparing and supporting veterans during the transition from the military culture to an office setting.

Report: Victims of Sexual Trauma in the Military Receive Delayed Care When Applying Through VA

More disappointing information about the VA surfaces as a new report shows that Military Sexual Trauma victims are not getting adequate and timely care.

VA Medical Center

VA Audit: 120,000 Vets Waited Three Months or More for Appointment

The Department of Veterans Affairs will spend $300 million to make sure these vets are seen by doctors.

California to Spend $600 Million on Housing for Homeless Veterans

State residents overwhelmingly vote in favor of Proposition 41, a plan to build homes and shelters for ex-servicemen without housing.

Shinseki Resigns Following ‘Systematic Problems’ With VA

Veteran Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki voluntarily resigns following a ‘serious conversation’ with President Obama.

John Strangfeld, Prudential Financial, with Javier Fierro, David Zubia

Prudential Opens Business Center in El Paso That Will Offer Quality Jobs to Military Families and Veterans

“Prudential is continuing its commitment to provide meaningful training and employment to veterans, military service members and their families and people from diverse backgrounds,” Chairman and CEO John Strangfeld said.

Wells Fargo, Soldiers to Summits Mission Mt. Whitney

Soldiers to Summits, Wells Fargo Announce Mission: Mt. Whitney Expedition Team of Wounded Veterans

World-renowned mountaineers join injured soldiers to overcome barriers.