Top 7 Civilian Job Categories for Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on August 24, 2016
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The transition to civilian life can be a mixture of excitement, trepidation, and even some uncertainty. Maybe you’ve been considering going to college, or perhaps you’re spending some time thinking about how your military skills match up to civilian jobs. Maybe you want to start your own business. The world off-Base promises unlimited opportunity but Read More »

From Military to Law Enforcement: Tips for Making the Transition

Posted in Uncategorized on August 19, 2016
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Many of the attributes veterans have developed during their time in the service make them ideal candidates for work in civilian law enforcement. Hard work, dedication, clarity in stressful situations, and adherence to a stated mission make the transition to law enforcement an obvious potential next step after your Expiration of Active Obligated Service (EAOS). Read More »

Female Veterans Make an Impact as Entrepreneurs

Posted in Uncategorized on January 12, 2016
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Female Veterans make an Impact as Entrepeneurs; VeteranAid.org

We recently published a blog about the popularity and success of America’s “vetrepreneurs” – veterans who have established their own successful businesses after transitioning to civilian life, impacting the U.S. economy with more than $1.2 trillion in sales. If you take the analysis of these motivated vets a step further, you’ll see that female veteran Read More »

Funding Your Veteran-Owned Business

Posted in Uncategorized on January 5, 2016
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How to Fund your Veteran-Owned Business; VeteranAid.org

If you are a veteran looking to leverage the leadership and discipline you learned in the service to create an outstanding business of your own, you’re not alone. There are more than 3 million veteran-owned businesses in the U.S., and 30% of all American business owners are veterans. It seems that the formula of armed Read More »

Matching Your Military Skills to a Career

Posted in Uncategorized on January 4, 2016
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Matching your Military Skillsto a Career; VeteranAid.org

If you are a veteran planning a transition into civilian life, you’re most likely considering the best ways to leverage your experience and skills formed in the service to a good-paying and fulfilling career. Luckily, there are several resources available to help make your transition easier and more successful. Consider Registered Apprenticeship Programs Regulated by Read More »

Buy Veteran: Supporting ‘Vetreprenuers’ with Your Purchases

Posted in Uncategorized on November 17, 2015
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Buy Veteran: Supporting Veteran Businesses with your Purchases

According to Forbes, there are more than 3 million veteran-owned business in the United States, employing more than 5.7 million people and representing more than $1.2 trillion in sales. And although veterans make up only 8% of the American population, they represent 30% of all American business owners. The connection between service and the entrepreneurial Read More »

Why Veteran-Owned Businesses Are a Powerful Economic Force

Posted in Uncategorized on November 5, 2015
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Why Veteran-Owned Businesses are a Powerful Economic Force; VeteranAid.org

With Veteran’s Day approaching, it’s time to look at how much our veterans have done for our country. Their contributions include not only military service but economic development, too. In 2013, veterans owned roughly 9% of the country’s businesses and generated more than $1.2 trillion in sales. Among the 2.4 million veteran-owned businesses in the Read More »