From Trenches To Wrenches: Training Soldiers For Civilian SuccessRaytheon Professional Services provided this first-of-its-kind training at Fort Hood, teaching the same curriculum that every dealership’s GM-certified automotive technician receives.
Disabled American Veterans Organization Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our CountryThrough the Disabled American Veterans organization, veterans can find programs for financial, physical and emotional needs.
Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military LifeFemale vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.
Supporting Our Military On CampusUnder the GI Bill, veterans are provided with financial support for education, making college a viable dream.
Conversations With Veterans: Nick Lopez' Success Post Military LifeTechnically savvy and patriotic, Nick Lopez always knew he wanted to use his talent to serve his country.
Coming Home: A Community Gives A Wounded Warrior A New StartCorporal Brian Aft and Buckshot, his bomb-sniffing dog, were in line to jump an irrigation ditch near Kajaki, Afghanistan, an area known for being littered with roadside bombs. The explosion lifted Aft and Buckshot into the air. Both survived, but Aft’s legs would have to be amputated almost to the hip.
Old World Craft, New Tech Marvels: How a Glassblower Helps Create Chips That See in the DarkSuited up in his white shop apron, tinted goggles, heat resistant gloves and earplugs, Konrad Gleissner switches on an industrial lathe and fires up his blow torch, producing a loud “pop!”
Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand SpaceProtecting the military's most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.
Navigating The Resources Available Through The VAThe VA, with its array of services offered can seem at times huge and staggering. Here’s a quick summary to help you get started.
How The Montgomery GI Bill Is Motivating Our ServicemembersFrom providing support for entrance exams to tuition for college courses, the Montgomery GI Bill provides education benefits for members of the military.
In the Service of Soldiers: Raytheon's 2014 Week of Service Honors WarfightersThe tour bus always goes quiet as the granite pillars and archways come into view along 17th Street in Washington D.C. An announcement from the tour guide breaks the silence and tells the old soldiers on board what they already know: They’ve arrived at the National World War II Memorial.
Depression And Homelessness Struggles Among U.S. VeteransHomelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.
How Military Families Prepare For Their Loved Ones ReturnYour family has been anticipating this day since forever, and finally, your soldier’s deployment is coming to an end. Preparing yourself for the big day and what comes after will require more than simply hanging up a banner and baking a cake. Every military family is different, but most will benefit from these home coming tips.
Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For VeteransIn an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).
Non-Profit Organizations Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our CountryMany non-profit organizations are providing resources, support and advocacy for veterans. Find out how these non-profits are supporting veterans in the U.S.