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Hot Degrees Lead to Hot Jobs

We've published the 2017 Top 25 Hot Jobs for Veterans, which was derived from data submitted by the 2017 Military Friendly® Employers. You may have spotted a career you’re passionate about. But what kind of training and education do employers look for when recruiting for these hot jobs? We asked them, and you’ll find the results ...

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The Funniest Punishments Ever Handed Down In the Military, According To The Internet

Original article found on Task and Purpose Task and Purpose picked out the best stories from a Reddit thread on funny military punishments. Enjoy, these are so good. Anyone who has served in the military has great stories from boot camp, deployments, or military life. A recent thread on Reddit asked “Military personnel of Reddit, ...

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Pint-sized Pup to Patrol World’s Largest Naval Base in Norfolk

Original article by Brock Vergakis There's a pint-sized pup preparing to sniff out drugs on the world's largest naval base. Meet Puskos, a 15-pound Jagdterrier who is about a fifth the size of a typical military working dog at Naval Station Norfolk. "He's crazy. He's hyper. He's always going 100 percent, 24-7," said Puskos' handler, ...

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It’s National K9 Veterans Day!

Original post by National Day Calendar March 13th recognizes National K9 Veterans Day. A lot of things changed after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. Oil, leather and rubber were rationed. Men were drafted. Women rolled up their sleeves and built war supplies. And dogs were called to duty. During the first world war, ...

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9 Military Badasses with Awesome Nicknames

Original article by Logan Nye A lot of accomplishments in the military get overlooked or rewarded with a couple metal baubles to be worn on the chest. But sometimes, a man leads a couple of invasions and gets to keep his callsign for the rest of his life as a nickname, or someone leaves their ...

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A Purple Heart Warrior Takes Aim At Military Inequality In ‘Shoot Like A Girl’

Original post by Fresh Air In 2009, Maj. Mary Jennings Hegar was shot down by the Taliban in Afghanistan while co-piloting an Air National Guard medevac helicopter. Though she was wounded in her rifle arm, Hegar managed to return fire while hanging onto a moving helicopter, which saved the lives of her crew and her ...

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6 Women Who Fought In Direct Combat In Iraq And Afghanistan

Original article by Michael Lane Smith These women served honorably and bravely in a complex war in Iraq and Afghanistan without frontlines. While on Aug. 21 of 2015, two women graduated Ranger school for the first time in history, it is important to recognize the other women in the armed services who have helped pave ...

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15 Jobs on the Endangered List

Original article by Amy Elisa Jackson During the decade of 2014-2024, U.S. employment is projected to increase 6.5 percent according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). That’s a jump from 150.5 million jobs in 2014 to 160.3 million jobs in the year 2024. Even just this year, wages have gone up 2.5 percent year-over-year and ...

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7 Undercover Ways to Job Search When You Already Have One

Original article by Emily Moore As someone who closed the deal on a new job fairly recently (thanks, Glassdoor!), I can attest firsthand — job seeking when you’re already employed is rough. The last thing you want to do when you get back from a long day at work is plunk down at your laptop ...

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20 Companies That’ll Let You Work From Home—Hiring Now!

Original article by Emily Moore There’s nothing quite like work-from-home days — no time spent commuting to the office, no co-workers stopping by your desk to make last-minute asks, and, if you like, no need to change out of your PJ’s. It’s enough to make you wish that this could be your routine every day. ...

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