veterans

  • Report encourages cooperation to increase veteran hiring

    Employing veterans is good business for companies. A recent Center for a New American Security report examines why and offers recommendations on what agencies can do to help make the hiring process easier.

  • Federal Drive interviews — June 19

    Avinash Kar of the Natural Resources Defense Council discusses an FDA decision on cattle feeding processes. Attorney Joseph Petrillo offers his perspective on burgeoning bid protests. GAO’s Bill Woods talks about GSA’s reliance on “dun” numbers. Jamison Cush discusses Microsoft’s new tablet device. Charles Scoville works with amputee veterans.

  • DoD, VA, Education toughen rules against predatory colleges

    Agencies are working toward implementing an executive order designed to crack down on “fly- by-night” colleges that target military members’ education benefits

  • In Depth interviews – June 13

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

  • VA launches virtual hiring event for veterans

    VA will offer teleconferencing at Fort Drum, N.Y., Fort Knox, Ky., Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and Fort Riley, Kans.

  • ‘Mobile job store’ for vets parks it in DC – literally

    A job-assistance program for veterans is taking its show on the road.

  • Educating students about war

    Veterans National Education Program Co-founders Andrea Hooper and Bob McMahon talk about the organization’s vision and mission. April 20, 2012(Encore presentation June 8, 2012)

  • President signs jobs bill for veterans

    President Obama signs bipartisan bill that will help The President says it will help about 850,000 veterans who are currently unemployed and tens of thousands who are returning from Iraq and Afghanistan in the coming months.

  • Obama signs bipartisan bill to help jobless vets, repeals contractor tax withholding

    President Barack Obama will sign into law Monday legislation giving tax breaks to companies that hire unemployed veterans.

  • Pilot program trains vets to be execs

    Kelly O’Connor, president of Efiia Cares, shares details of the program.