With Construction Jobs, The Sky Is The Limit For Veterans

*SPONSORED If the thought of driving a desk when you get out of the military makes you cringe, consider construction. Construction jobs offer more than the ability to get outdoors and work with your hands. It’s a field where veterans can work their way up to supervisor, manager and even six-figure senior level positions. ...

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Northeastern University Offering Veteran Self Improvement Classes

*SPONSORED Veterans and servicemembers! Improvisation is a skill that translates across all career fields. It strengthens your confidence, your creativity, and your ability to listen as well as respond...quickly. Businesses and organizations are always seeking effective communicators, and this event can help improve your verbal and body language skills. REGISTER HERE Northeastern University will be ...

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Celebrate The Marine Corps 242nd Birthday With These Bada** Shots

…at the front door of crisis and conflict, we possess the finesse, the training and the tools to knock at the door diplomatically, pick the lock skillfully, or kick it in violently.” Today marks the 242nd birthday of the United States Marine Corps. We wish those actively serving and those who have served a very ...

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Victory Media Reviews- Veterans Share Their Story!

Enjoy our video review of the last 15 years of Victory Media's advocacy for veterans. More than 15 years ago, Victory Media’s co-founders celebrated the first day working at a new company and a new mission: to create vital, civilian-produced resources for the approximately 250,000 people leaving the military each year, at no cost to service members ...

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TAPS Offers Veterans A Unique Way To Give Back

Before the day arrived, I often wondered what I would feel when I took off my uniform for the last time. When that day finally came, the emotions were complicated – yes, it was a day to celebrate the culmination of my military career, but at the same time, part of me felt like I ...

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What the Forever GI Bill Means For National Guard, Reserve

For the first time in history, active-duty servicemembers, veterans and their families will be able to use the GI Bill as a lifetime benefit thanks to a new law that provides greater access to education and workforce training.  The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 – also known as the ‘Forever GI Bill’ – ...

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SEAL Commander Jocko Willink’s 5 Transformation Tips

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3’s “Task Unit Bruiser,” the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War, Jocko Willink learned what it takes to lead people in incredibly dangerous and complex situations. The mantra that Willink instilled into his men was “Discipline Equals Freedom,” and it’s the idea that with structure ...

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7 Best Military Stories From ‘Unsolved Mysteries’

Anyone over the age of 25 was likely forever scarred by the combination of a creepy TV theme song and the voice of a classic film actor telling us about how we could be living our normal lives one moment, and then suddenly be abducted by aliens, shot by a stranger, or murdered by ghosts ...

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The 8 Worst Jobs You Performed in the Military

When the big green weenie comes for you, it sets out to prove why ‘Enlisted military personnel’ keeps making lists of worst jobs in America. Year, after year, after year, after year. You can keep checking CareerCast and Forbes’ yearly lists. Believe me, it goes beyond 2012. Troops don’t become salty because of the “long ...

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What Female Marines Experienced In WWII

Margaret Jessen just wanted a little more excitement in her life. Fresh out of high school, Jessen didn’t find that excitement working as a linotype operator at the local newspaper. So, what does a young woman in search of adventure do when there’s a war going on? In Jessen’s case, she joined the Marines. “I was young then, ...

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