November 14, 2018

BLM announces the first Veteran Interagency Hotshot Crew

The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Oregon/Washington office announced today the Lakeview Veterans Fire Crew has achieved certification as the Lakeview Veterans Interagency Hotshot Crew (IHC). […]
November 14, 2018

This “customized” mentorship program for veterans is now helping military spouses

American Corporate Partners is expanding its mentorship program to include military spouses. (Getty Images)
November 12, 2018

Job Outlook Good for Oregon Veterans

BEND, OR — Last year, Oregon veterans saw their lowest unemployment rate in a decade. A recent report by the Oregon Employment Department shows the state’s […]
October 29, 2018

Veteran Farmers

Occasional cattails line a ditch, and red-winged blackbirds roost nearby. A bucolic farm appears that can be reached by a two-lane gravel driveway. To the left […]
October 26, 2018

VA joins Military Spouse Employment Partnership

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Board of Veterans’ Appeals (BVA) announced it is advancing employment opportunities for military spouses through by joining the […]
October 17, 2018

Actors and athletes have agents to help them find work. Now vets with PTSD can too.

Staff Sgt. Robert Simonovich takes cover during a combined mission with the Iraqi army in Lutafiyah, Iraq, on April 16, 2007. Simonovich was wounded days after […]
October 12, 2018

USDA Announces $9.4 Million to Support Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers

(Washington, D.C., October 12, 2018) – Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will issue $9.4 million in […]
August 30, 2018

VA expands Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program to improve service to Veterans

VA’s Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program (VR&E) recently began the process of reducing the average counselor-to-caseload ratio, to one to 125 or below, through the hiring […]
August 27, 2018

Google’s Search Tool to Help Job-Seeking Veterans

New Google search tool to help service members transitioning to civilian life find jobs that match their skills.