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Veterans make up growing share of federal workforce so why is their morale faltering?

Nearly three in every 10 new employees hired by the federal government have worked for Uncle Sam before -- in uniform. But even as the federal government has found success onboarding veteran employees, new questions have been raised about the workplace environments veterans are encountering.

Tags: workforce , management , veteran , veteran hiring , OPM , Employee Viewpoint Survey , Brandon Friedman , Alex Horton , VA , Barrett Bogue , Eric Young , Bureau of Prisons , morale , Jeff Neal , Patrick Boulay

Monday - 03/10/2014, 02:00am EDT

FBI identifies Navy Yard shooter as Defense contract employee and former Navy reservist

The Federal Bureau of Investigation said that 34-year-old Aaron Alexis used a valid pass to enter the Navy Yard premises Monday. Alexis worked for The Experts, a subcontractor on an HP Enterprise Services contract to refresh equipment used on the Navy Marine Corps Intranet network. He was able to obtain a valid pass to the Navy Yard through his work as a contractor.

Tags: DoD , Navy , Aaron Alexis , Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Services , workforce , veteran , Shefali Kapadia , Washington Navy Yard

Tuesday - 09/17/2013, 07:07am EDT

My HealtheVet - The Gateway to Veterans Health and Wellness

Tom Temin, of the Federal Drive, has an in depth discussion with the experts and users about the My HealtheVet program. He reviews the clinical applications of the new upgraded system and what that means for Veterans today and for the future.

Tags: Tom Temin , Veteran Affairs , My HealtheVet , Theresa Hancock , Dr. Ross Fletcher , Craig Carpenter , Madhulika Agarwal , pay and benefit , veteran , health

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 12:17pm EDT
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Steven Fyfe: Helping vets whose 'shoes I used to be in'

Since 2009, Steven Fyfe has been a transition patient advocate at the D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center. His job is to help seriously ill or injured vets when they return from active duty.

Tags: new face of government , young feds , steven fyfe , VA , veteran , transition patient advocate , hiring

Monday - 07/25/2011, 06:00am EDT

Library of Congress wants YOUR war story

The Library of Congress is doing its part to collect as many war stories as possible through its Veterans History Project. Bob Patrick, the director of that project, talks about what they want to accomplish.

Tags: LOC , Library of Congress , Federal Drive , war stories , veterans , veteran , Veterans History Project , Suzanne Kubota , Frank Buckles

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 10:31am EST
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Volunteers help wounded veteran prep his home for winter

Volunteers are helping John Patterson with the task today. He lost his legs after he was exposed to Agent Orange in Vietnam, so even with two prosthetics, there are some things he just can't do.

Tags: Rebuilding Alexandria Together , John Patterson , veteran , Katharine Medina , weatherization

Saturday - 10/23/2010, 03:18pm EDT

The 'holy grail' for vets

Tags: Obama , veteran

Friday - 04/10/2009, 06:54pm EDT