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Veterans’ Unemployment Data Continues Downward Trend

The March 2014 unemployment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that Veterans are, as a whole, doing better than the national average. While there is still more work to do, the downward trend in Veteran unemployment is continuing. …

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Entrepreneur Program Focuses on Veterans

Entrepreneur and the Director of Patriot Boot Camp

Tech “bootcamp” to focus on helping Veterans and their families reach their entrepreneurial potential

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Veteran Unemployment Continues Downward Trend

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released the unemployment data for February 2014. Although the month-to-month unemployment rate for Veterans continues to fluctuate, Veteran unemployment is still trending downward. While that is good news, we still have more work to …

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Veteran Unemployment Numbers Hold Steady in in January 2014 Report

With the release of the January 2014 unemployment data this week, we see Veteran unemployment numbers have largely held steady with a slight increase in post 9-11 Veteran unemployment. We’ve included some graphs that display Veteran unemployment data since January …

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VA News digital: Services Showcase

Read more at: The Faces Behind VA Services – VA Services Showcase

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The Faces Behind VA Services – VA Services Showcase

Sharing information on services for Veterans was the primary focus of the VA Services Showcase held VHA National Conference Center in Arlington, Va. on Wednesday, Jan. 29. Representatives from VA program offices, support services and Veteran-related organizations participated in the …

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Stand Down Offers Opportunities With Employers

The Winter Haven homeless stand down Jan. 25 at the D.C. VA Medical Center assisted hundreds of area veterans with clothes and medical checkups, but also provided the opportunity to meet with potential employers. “These people are trainable,” Brian Hawkins, …

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2014 Winterhaven Stand Down: More than a Handout

The line of Veterans and their families at the Washington, D.C., VA Medical Center started forming early on Saturday, Jan. 25, for the 16th Winterhaven stand down. The frigid weather outside the facility only made the yearly outreach effort for …

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Veteran Unemployment Continues to Decline, Lowest Rate in Five Years

Last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released Veteran unemployment data for the month of December. The unemployment rate for all Veterans was 5.5 percent last month—a decrease from 6.7 percent in November and more than a point below the …

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Younger Veteran Business Owners on Rise

While Veteran business owners on average are much older than non-veteran business owners that may be changing. According to the Small Business Administration, of all Veteran business owners, those under the age of 35 increased from 4.6 percent in 2007 …

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