New Initiatives to Combat Unemployment Among Veterans
Over the course of the last week, the headlines have been filled with news of several new initiatives in place to combat unemployment among veterans. The Lawyers of Brown & Roberto support our veterans and believe that we should continue to assist them as they reintegrate into life here at home. That’s one of the reasons we created our annual Business Plan Competition.
But the competition goes beyond just providing jobs. We are trying to help Veteran entrepreneurs become successful, so they can in turn hire more Veterans.
Three recent articles are linked below. For help with issues affecting veterans, including disability claims, requests for military discharge upgrades, and cases before the Board for Correction of Military Records (BCMR), contact us using the contact form at the bottom of the page.Putting Veterans on a Path to Careers
Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., is worried about the unemployment rate for veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. At a recent Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee hearing, he noted former service members face major hurdles in translating their military service into meaningful civilian careers. Read MoreWhite House Website Helps Veterans Find Jobs
In an effort to provide military service members with post-service career opportunities, the White House has launched an online tool that allows veterans, transitioning service members, and their spouses to search for jobs, create resumés, and connect with employers. Read MoreHelping Employers Connect to Job Seeking Service Members, Veterans & Their Families
First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden joined the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell on Wednesday at a comprehensive Veterans Jobs Summit and Career Forum.
The First Lady and Dr. Biden’s message was clear: our commitment to our service members and their families does not end when their service does, which is why they launched Joining Forces three years ago this month. Read More