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Two chances to hear "The President's Own" perform at the Cathedral this week! Come to the Cathedral this Friday, November 7, at 7 pm for a Veterans Day tribute concert, (www.nationalcathedral.org/tribute) and on Sunday, November 9, at 4 pm, for the annual Marine Corps anniversary service, with 3:30 pm prelude… Read More
"Letters from War" Veterans Day Tribute - November 7, 7 pm Marine Chamber Orchestra musicians appear at the White House an average of 200 times each year, performing for State Dinners, ceremonies, receptions, and other events of national significance. Still waiting for that overdue White House invitation? Don't miss your chance… Read More
Kathy Marschman - Our New President Read More
VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 – GI Bill for Unemployed Veterans Age 35-60 If you are an unemployed military veteran, you may be eligible for a new GI Bill / career training program: the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 was created to help veterans gain marketable skills to… Read More
VA Accidentally Releases Vets' Personal Info January 21, 2012 Stars and Stripes|by Leo Shane III WASHINGTON -- More than 2,200 veterans had their personal information accidentally posted on the genealogy website Ancestry.com last year, a move that could potentially expose them to identify theft crimes. Officials from the Department of Veterans… Read More
Veteran’s Disability Benefits Under Attack Again! by Jere Beery Courtesy of Veterans Today New garnishment policy enacted by the US Department of Treasury. Below is the explanation of the new policy enacted by the US Department of the Treasury. This legislation misses the mark on current federal garnishment protection under… Read More
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Veterans Day Honors Service, Sacrifice By Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2011 – Until the 1960s, veterans groups used the red poppy as the symbol of Veterans Day. In Great Britain, it still is. The symbol comes from a poem, “In Flanders Fields,” written by Canadian doctor… Read More
August 31, 2011 Courtesy of VA.gov Over $2.2 Billion in Retroactive Agent Orange Benefits Paid to 89,000 Vietnam Veterans and Survivors for Presumptive Conditions WASHINGTON – Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced today that more than $2.2 billion in retroactive benefits has already been paid to approximately 89,000 Vietnam… Read More
Disability Payments to Former Spouse? Sgt. Shaft | August 09, 2011 Courtesy of Military.com Dear Sgt Shaft: I am in the middle of a divorce after 18 years of marriage. I receive service-connected disability from the VA from when I was in the Army. My wife and I were not married… Read More
This is an update for our Alliance partners regarding the VetJobs initiative in Canada:
The response to VetJobs’ initiative with Alberta, CANADA and the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) has been incredible.
On the 4th of July VetJobs was highlighted on the FOX News website. The result was our phone was ringing continuously from veterans wanting to go to Alberta and I had interviews with the two leading newspapers in Alberta.
Today there were two TV interviews via Skype with the Canadian Sun News TV Network and two radio interviews with the Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC) Radio in Edmonton and Calgary.
Tomorrow I am on FOX & Friends at 7:50 AM EST, then the Stuart Varney Show on FOX Business at 10:30 AM EST. At 9:05 AM another CBC Radio interview.
The jobs are centered in Alberta where there is a huge shortage of skilled labor for infrastructure and industrial jobs in support of the Canadian oil fields centered north of Edmonton (Fort McMurray). If Keystone ever gets approved, there would be more jobs and an even larger labor shortage. Without Keystone, EEDC expects a shortage of 114,000 over the next several years.
US veterans willing to move to Edmonton, Alberta or come in as contractors is seen as a part of the solution for EEDC.
This is also a potential employment solution for many members of the National Guard and Reserve (which represents a major part of the veteran unemployment problem) who could work in Canada between deployments! I have heard from the National Guard Bureau and they are thrilled with what VetJobs is doing.
The traffic on VetJobs for the Canadian jobs has been very strong the last two days. The jobs that are posted are for only 3 of the 30 plus companies needing help in Alberta. If all goes well, VetJobs could pick up 15 to 20 new clients in Canada. Very exciting!
Once again VetJobs is leading the way to find quality jobs for our veterans.
P. O. Box 71445
Marietta, GA 30007-1445
o 877.838.5627 (877-Vet-Jobs)
o 770-993-5117 X222
Veterans make the best employees!
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VetJobs is an appropriate employment service delivery system for EEOC,
VEVRAA/JVA and OFCCP compliance support!
Nine year recipient of WEDDLE's User's Choice Award
Nine year recipient of AIRS Top Recruiting Site
Four year recipient of Workforce Management Top 10 Recruiting Sites
VetJobs is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business
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