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The numbers for November 11, 2014

Nov 11, 2014
On Veterans Day, we look at Kai's time in the Navy and post-9/11 casualty rates.
Posted In: veterans, Iraq war, Afghanistan war, fracking, divorce, police

Former Secretary Robert Gates on recruiting veterans

Nov 11, 2014
The former Defense Secretary talks veteran unemployment, spending cuts and congress.
Posted In: veterans affairs, Robert Gates, veterans
Four million people came to London to see a work of public art

London’s poppies prove the value of public art

Nov 11, 2014
Millions went to London to see an art exhibit. It's free, and it made a profit.
Posted In: veterans, London

Starbucks CEO co-authors book on valuing veterans

Nov 3, 2014
Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran discuss the importance of hiring veterans.
Posted In: veterans, starbucks, Howard Schultz
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A start-up incubator for veterans

Jul 29, 2014
Can a specialized incubator give veteran-owned start-ups a leg up?
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, veterans, start-up

How the GI Bill created a market for the GED

Jun 23, 2014
Once popular among primarily soldiers, the GED now serves a different demographic
Posted In: GED, World War II, veterans
Eric Shinseki

The still looming problems at the VA

May 30, 2014
Limited resources, political pressure, and the future of the VA.
Posted In: veterans, veterans affairs, Shinseki

Why a lot of military vets like farming

May 26, 2014
Many veterans come from rural regions. For those with PTSD, farming can help ground them.
Posted In: farming, veterans

PODCAST: Veteran unemployment

Mar 20, 2014
Interest rates are up after the new Federal Reserve chair's briefing yesterday. And the Washington monument is reopening, thanks to private money.
Posted In: bonds, veterans, Washington Monument

After combat, a battle for job-hunting veterans

Mar 20, 2014
Partly it's the challenge of translating their skills to a civilian workplace.
Posted In: veterans, Unemployment

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