Veterans Green Jobs Expands Reach to California 100,000+ Unemployed Veteran

| 04/17/2013

DENVER, Colo., April 8, 2013  – Veterans Green Jobs, a nonprofit organization that puts veterans to work in the green economic sector, is expanding its operations in California to reach more unemployed veterans who are seeking employment and training opportunities. Veterans Green Jobs will soon open a Los Angeles office. On March 1, it hired personnel to operate its veteran employment program serving the Los Angeles region. Read More...

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Veteran Green Jobs Receives $250,000 Grant

L. Kelly Kirk, III | 03/20/2013

Grant Supports Expansion of Veteran Employment Efforts in California, Colorado DENVER, March 20, 2013  – Veterans Green Jobs, a nonprofit organization that puts veterans to work in the green economic sector, announced that it has received a $250,000 award from the Call of Duty  Endowment , a nonprofit that helps veterans transition to civilian careers. The grant money will be used to support Veterans Green Jobs’ expansion efforts in California and Colorado, with specific plans to open a Los Angeles office and hire personnel to operate its veteran employment program Read More...

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Looking For That Next Job? — Start Preparations Now

Glenn Clapp | 03/06/2013

Transitioning from military to civilian life can be challenging One of the biggest mistakes a service member can make is to not make adequate preparations for a given mission. The same holds true for the process of transitioning to civilian life. Read More...

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Chase World Class Trout and Salmon in Oswego County, NY

RB Knight | 03/01/2013

Anglers around the world travel to Oswego County by the thousands to enjoy a world-class fishing experience and enjoy the scenic and pristine character of Lake Ontario and its tributary streams, the Salmon and Oswego rivers. Read More...

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From the 95th Division Commander...
From the 95th Division Commander...

Brig. Gen. A. Ray Royalty | 02/20/2013

To members of the 95th Training Division team — I trust this finds your rucksack always close at hand in anticipation for the “On order, be prepared to ....” While the future across a global landscape appears unstable on any given day, our commitment to readiness requires diligence, focus, and vigilance — everyday. This is about attitude — taking the challenge — and standing firm when others run at the first sound of gunfire. An “equipment check” is in order everyday for each of us — mentally, physically, and spiritually. The 95th Training Division Commander’s Conference conducted in Oklahoma City in September deserves the label of “suc... Read More...

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Forging the Future
Forging the Future

By Major Alex Johnson | 02/20/2013

JOINT BASE LEWIS MCCHORD, Wash. — The Timberwolf Leadership Team gathered on the snowy outskirts of Joint Base Lewis McChord in December with representatives of the U.S. Army Cadet Command to plan and schedule the future of every ROTC cadet and future Army officer. Timberwolf training and evaluation teams support the ROTC Leader’s Training Course (LTC) at Fort Knox and the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC/Operation Warrior Forge) at Joint Base Lewis McChord. Read More...

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Soldier’s Gold Mine
Nuggets to you informed

| 02/20/2013

G1 Soldiers May Be Entitled to Additional PDMRA Days A change was made to DoD Instruction 1327-06 effective 1 October 2011 that capped the maximum number of PDMRA days to two and eliminated CONUS based Title 10: 12302 orders from being eligible. As a result, De-Mob stations calculated PDMRA after 1 October 2011 using two different policies. Months prior to 1 October 2011 were calculated so that Soldiers may be eligible for a maximum of four days and months after 1 October 2011 were calculated based on the new policy capped at two days and the elimination of CONUS based tours. Public Law 112-120 was passed in May 2012 which grand... Read More...

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Mentoring the next generation Soldier
Mentoring the next generation Soldier

| 02/20/2013

Every Soldier has committed to memory and practice the Seven Core Army Values of Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity and Personal Courage. Each of these values shapes and informs our conduct, decisions and our lives. As a Soldier and as a Chaplain, I have grown to believe that each of these values is indispensable to the mission of the Army Reserve and to our nation’s mission of security and peace. This may sound like a recruiting advertisement, but I truly believe that I have not gotten where I am in the Army solely on my own merit. Many others have contributed immeasurably to my success and my fulfillment in the Army... Read More...

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