Diverse Military
by Lee Berthiaume

Canadian military members are being warned against getting certain tattoos, including those that could be deemed discriminatory or sexually explicit, as the armed forces tries to crack down on misconduct and intolerance in the ranks. The warning is contained in a new order issued Monday by Gen. Jonathan Vance, Canada’s chief of the defence staff, […]

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by Jessica Lombardo

As the construction industry continues to struggle finding workers, they are looking to potentially untapped job markets. For example, the asphalt industry is collaborating with the Future Farmers of America program to try to make a dent in the industry’s ongoing workforce shortage with workers who have some agriculture experience. These young people are a […]

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by PR Newswire

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ WGU North Carolina Chancellor Catherine Truitt made a special trip from Durham to Charlotte yesterday to attend Veterans Bridge Home’s monthly Uptown Lunch and make a special announcement with VBH Executive Director Blake Bourne. WGU North Carolina is partnering with VBH to offer eight Veterans Appreciation Scholarships to military […]

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by Kate Thayer

When DePaul University student Mike Baumann talks with his classmates, hearing what stresses them out, he thinks to himself, “Wait until you’re older.” Because of his age, Baumann, 32, feels out of place around other students in his undergraduate business classes. But there’s another reason his perspective differs — he’s a veteran. Read More

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Aviation Industry 

by Matthew Mishrikey

In a few milliseconds, electrical arcing in aircraft wiring can release thousands of joules of energy. This is enough to ignite wire insulation, pierce hydraulic lines, and compromise critical flight-control subsystems. The aviation industry urgently needs reliable arc-fault detection and mitigation measures. Going on decades now, academic and commercial research on the subject continues because […]

Debt management

by Benjamin Krause

The VA Debt Management Center just announced it reduced call wait times by over 75 percent while also increasing calls taken by 40 percent from 2016 to 2018. As part of the agency’s veteran-focused initiatives, they agency reduced call wait times from 21 minutes in 2016 to under 5 minutes during 2018. The initiatives include […]

Vets’ Education

The Military Times just released its, “Best Schools for Vets” rankings. Rankings were determined after hundreds of schools were reviewed on issues that vets say are most important to them, including great academics and a strong veteran culture. Read more