13 Nov '12, 12pm

Iraq #Veterans Launch #RallyPoint: A #LinkedIn For The #Military (And Life After)

Iraq #Veterans Launch #RallyPoint: A #LinkedIn For The #Military (And Life After)

In spite of the commitment the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces have made to their country, and the lip service paid to veterans and current service men and women during elections season, the state of veteran affairs in the U.S. still leaves much to be desired. As Semil pointed out in a post this weekend , when it comes to re-entering the workforce and post-military training, veterans don’t always find equal opportunity. According to The Bureau of Labor Statistics , while the unemployment rate among U.S. veterans has dropped to 8.3 percent, it still sits above the national average, and for younger vets, the rate is even higher. Taking up the cause of their fellow service men and women looking for a better way to find employment after life in the armed forces, two Iraq War veterans, Yinon Weiss and Aaron Kletzing, have launched RallyPoint — an online professional netw...

Full article: http://techcrunch.com/2012/11/13/iraq-veterans-launch-ral...

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stripes.com 13 Nov '12, 3am

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bouhammer.com 14 Nov '12, 5am

The Bouhammer [boo-ham-er] blog is owned by a 22-year Retired Army First Sergeant. It is now one of the leading and award-...

After delay, Senate passes veterans’ COLA

militarytimes.com 13 Nov '12, 9pm

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Trained dogs help veterans suffering from PTSD

militarytimes.com 13 Nov '12, 2pm

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/11/gannett-dogs-help-veterans-cope-ptsd-111212/ Trained dogs help veterans sufferin...

Solar Energy Powers the Military and Veterans

Solar Energy Powers the Military and Veterans

getsolar.com 13 Nov '12, 12am

Solar Energy Powers the Military and Veterans Monday, November 12th 2012 6:23 PM By GetSolar Staff. Just because Veteran's...

#Military Family Month: Check out what @DeptofDefense is doing to support America's #MilFam

#Military Family Month: Check out what @DeptofD...

defense.gov 13 Nov '12, 5pm

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Thankful to all Veterans and Military ~ a small gift for you> #military #WLCAuthor #Veteran

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anirishpatel.blogspot.com 22 Nov '12, 2pm

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On any night, 76000 veterans are homeless * #veterans #military #FF #PTSD

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upi.com 16 Nov '12, 3pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Veterans who eat at St. Anthony's Foundation in San Francisco receive a gift bag complete ...

Trained dogs help veterans suffering from PTSD ...

marinecorpstimes.com 13 Nov '12, 2pm

http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2012/11/gannett-dogs-help-veterans-cope-ptsd-111212/ Trained dogs help veterans suffe...

Trained dogs help veterans suffering from PTSD

airforcetimes.com 13 Nov '12, 2pm

http://www.airforcetimes.com/news/2012/11/gannett-dogs-help-veterans-cope-ptsd-111212/ Trained dogs help veterans sufferin...

Trained dogs help veterans suffering from PTSD

armytimes.com 13 Nov '12, 2pm

http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/11/gannett-dogs-help-veterans-cope-ptsd-111212/ Trained dogs help veterans suffering fr...

Trained dogs help veterans suffering from PTSD

navytimes.com 13 Nov '12, 2pm

http://www.navytimes.com/news/2012/11/gannett-dogs-help-veterans-cope-ptsd-111212/ Trained dogs help veterans suffering fr...

#Veterans look for jobs and hope. Jobless rate ...

stripes.com 12 Nov '12, 4am

DAYTON, Ohio — Tens of thousands of American veterans are celebrating Veterans Day today without the one thing they want t...

Nation pays tribute to sacrifices of veterans

Nation pays tribute to sacrifices of veterans

navytimes.com 12 Nov '12, 3pm

http://www.navytimes.com/news/2012/11/ap-nation-pays-tribute-to-sacrifices-of-veterans-111212/ Nation pays tribute to sacr...

How can #bigdata help change the course of a #war? #digital #military #technology

How can #bigdata help change the course of a #w...

bbc.co.uk 23 Nov '12, 3am

US army Lieutenant General Jeffrey Talley, head of the US army reserve, tells us how big data can change the course of a w...