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First lady announces one-stop job site for vets

To help veterans leaving the military as it downsizes, the government on Wednesday started a one-stop job-shopping website for them to create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database for companies to mine.

Tags: veterans , workforce , Veterans Employment Center

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 05:00pm EDT

First Lady asks companies to hire more veterans

Tags: VA , workforce , hiring ,

Tuesday - 04/30/2013, 01:01pm EDT

Obama, Biden launch initiative for military kids

A new initiative launched Wednesday by first lady Michelle Obama and the vice president's wife, Jill Biden, is designed to better prepare educators instructing military-connected children. "Operation: Educate the Educator" already has a commitment from more than 100 colleges offering teaching degrees.

Tags: DoD , Jill Biden

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 12:16pm EDT

First lady announces new hiring push for vets

First lady Michelle Obama revealed Wednesday that 2,000 businesses around the country have hired or trained more than 125,000 military veterans and spouses in the past year, surpassing a White House goal of 100,000 by the end of next year.

Tags: workforce , veterans , VA , Scott Van Buskirk

Wednesday - 08/22/2012, 08:22pm EDT

New bid to train social workers on military issues

A new program is being launched to train thousands of social workers on how to aid troops coming home from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Tags: PTSD , DoD , DoD Report , Veterans Affairs , Iraq and Afghanistan

Wednesday - 07/25/2012, 12:04pm EDT

First lady boosts on-base jobs for service spouses

Opening another front in her nearly year-old campaign to support service families, first lady Michelle Obama on Wednesday unveiled a new push for jobs on or near military bases.

Tags: Joining Forces , DoD , Walter Reed Army Medical Center , veterans

Wednesday - 04/04/2012, 05:30pm EDT

First Lady urges states to help military spouses find jobs

First Lady Michelle Obama has joined with military leaders in urging states to make it easier for military spouses to find jobs when they move.

Tags: DoD , DoD Update , Federal Drive , workforce , hiring

Thursday - 02/16/2012, 08:54am EST

Hold the mystery meat: Military food gets upgrade

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Thursday - 02/09/2012, 05:57pm EST

First lady: More research on veterans medical care

Tags: VA , veterans , PTSD

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 06:16pm EST
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