Squadron Command Lessons: Ten Life Lessons Learned In Leadership

Posted in Uncategorized on August 28, 2017
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Source: https://static.pexels.com/photos/38272/military-usa-marines-drill-38272.jpeg Learning while leading is what many officers would say their motto was. Many important lessons can be learnt when you are the commander of a cavalry squadron. Here are ten lessons we have collected which have additional application in daily and business life. Be Courageous Enough To Release Control Micromanaging has been scientifically Read More »

5 Biggest Benefits of Hiring a Veteran

Posted in Uncategorized on August 25, 2017
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While veterans have historically experienced high rates of unemployment, it seems that civilian business owners are increasingly getting the message that hiring veterans is a smart business move. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, as of July 2017, the veteran unemployment rate was 3.5 percent, the lowest rate since 2001. This rate was actually Read More »

How to Become a PTSD Counselor

Posted in Uncategorized on April 24, 2017
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The impact that war has on soldiers has been studied as far back as the American Civil War, when Jacob Mendez Da Costa, a cardiologist and assistant surgeon in the U.S. Army, started studying a condition in which soldiers reported a set of symptoms similar to heart disease, though no physical abnormalities could be found. Read More »

How Military Spouses Can Boost Their Careers with MyCAA Scholarships

Posted in Uncategorized on April 10, 2017
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Military spouses looking to advance their education or careers may be eligible for up to $4,000 in tuition assistance as part of the My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA). These funds are a part of the DOD’s Spouse Education and Career Opportunities and assist military spouses in pursuing licenses, certificates, certifications or associate degrees necessary to Read More »

Becoming a Military Lawyer

Posted in Uncategorized on January 19, 2017
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If you have an interest in both the law and serving in the U.S. military, you could be the ideal candidate to become a Judge Advocate General, or “JAG.” Military lawyers handle the same types of cases as civilian lawyers – both civil and criminal – with the addition of military law issues, and their Read More »

Working from Home: Tips for Military Spouses

Posted in Uncategorized on January 18, 2017
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As a military spouse, you mostly likely knew that a life “married to the military” would include frequent relocations, lots of change, and even extended periods of time when your spouse would be away on deployment. While you accepted these challenges, you probably also quickly realized how this lifestyle can be particularly challenging on a Read More »

Tax Credits for Hiring Veterans: What You Need to Know

Posted in Uncategorized on November 23, 2016
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The military prepares a soldier’s body and mind for battle, but it also prepares them for work outside the military. Veterans are a valuable asset for any company or corporation. Their unique discipline and experience make them an excellent hire for nearly any type of job. Many employers already understand this benefit, but do not know Read More »

Cheers to Veteran-Owned Breweries

Posted in Uncategorized on November 21, 2016
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Commitment, honor, skill, and discipline are traits that make a great soldier. Coincidentally, those are the same traits that also make a great beer. Across the country, veterans are serving up some very tasty beverages. Let’s take a tour of some of the best veteran-run breweries around. Veterans Brewing Company Based in Chicago, this home-grown Read More »

Becoming a Firefighter: Making the Transition from the Military

Posted in Uncategorized on October 11, 2016
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Veterans planning for their end of active service, or EAS, have many options available to them, whether they are looking to try an entirely new career field, fully retire, or perhaps go back to school. Many veterans find fulfilling careers in paramilitary organizations – like law enforcement or firefighting – whose structure and culture closely Read More »

5 Companies You Didn’t Know Were Veteran-Operated

Posted in Uncategorized on September 29, 2016
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Years spent in military training and combat deliver skills that no classroom can offer. Hard work, dedication, teamwork, motivation, innovation, and perseverance on the battlefield mean more than just a good grade. Rather, they can mean the difference between life and death. It’s no surprise, then, that some of today’s most well known companies are Read More »