Veterans Day Parade San Diego By IAVA

The Veterans Day Parade San Diego by IAVA (Iraq Afghanistan Veterans of America) was a great event showcasing not only the incredible support of our country’s great armed forces service personnel and the military community as a whole, especially here in San Diego, California.

 

IAVA is the leading voice of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans in Washington and communities nationwide. Led by veterans, our non-partisan advocacy work ensures that Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families are supported, protected and never forgotten. Since 2004, IAVA has been a juggernaut in Washington, creating
and driving the national conversation on issues ranging from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) to women veteran issues to veteran unemployment. IAVA’s dedicated staff in Washington, D.C. leads this work, advocating on behalf of our members daily. We also train our member veterans to be powerful advocates for their community.Continue reading

Help Us Provide Free Lifeline Smart Phones for Military Veterans!

TruConnectDirect will be at the GoHireAVet‘s “Military Jobs, Careers, Business Opportunities & Support Services Expo” at the Anchors Catering & Conference Center in Pt. Loma happening in October (TBA), Seating is limited ~ you must Click Here to RSVP!

GoHireAVet is seeking Brand Ambassadors locally here in San Diego to help us in providing FREE iPhones & Android Smart Phones to Homeless & Struggling Military Veterans!

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GET A FREE IPHONE OR ANDROID SMART CELLPHONE , 100 MB OF DATA AND UNLIMITED TEXTING AND CALLS! (WIFI ELIGIBLE).

TRUCONNECTDIRECT cellphone service ~ This service provides mobile phone service to income eligible residents as part of the government-funded LIFELINE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM. If you participate in any of the following public assistance programs such as:Continue reading

The VA is Stepping It Up With National Access Stand Down

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A Veteran at the Shreveport, Louisiana, VA Medical Center receiving urgent care during VA’s first Access Stand Down in November, 2015.

By Hans Peterson
Tuesday, February 23, 2016

VA to Hold Second National Access Stand Down

Reaching Out Again to Veterans Waiting for Urgent Care

On Saturday, Feb. 27, VA will hold a second National Access Stand Down event.
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Pearl Harbor Ceremony at the USS Midway Museum Today

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Date: December 7, 2015
Time: 9 AM – 10 AM
Location: USS Midway, hangar bay
* Free admission December 7, 2015 for guests attending ceremony (up to 9:30 AM) *
Ceremony will include:
  • A Wreath dedication by the Pearl Harbor Survivor’s Association
  • A Wreath dedication by the San Diego Maritime Museum from the swiftboat alongside the USS Midway
  • Guest speaker, CDR Judd Krier Commanding Officer of USS Pearl Harbor (LSD-52)
  • Color Guard, from USS Pearl Harbor (LSD-52)

Grand Canyon University to Present GI Bill Options

Honored to Serve the Military Community

Grand Canyon University offers over one hundred majors and concentrations for bachelors, masters and doctoral degree programs for the most in demand careers. Learn about all the options offered to military professionals to earn a degree while meeting the demands of such a busy life style.

Be sure to RSVP for Grand Canyon University & Sheryl Smith‘s Pre-Expo presentation: “Utilizing Your GI Bill at Grand Canyon University” prior to our “Military Community Support Services Expo” on Nov. 13th @ The Military Auto Center just 1 block from MCAS Miramar!

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UConn School of Business Among the Best for Military Veterans

The UConn School of Business is among the “Best for Veterans—Business Schools 2015″ according to a report released Monday by Military Times.

UConn ranked No. 54 nationally, in a year that saw record applications and a process that was highly competitive. It is one of many recognitions that the University has received for its veteran programs, which include an Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV). Last year, the UConn EBV and School of Business were recognized by Newman’s Own Foundation as one of the five best veteran non-profit organizations in the country.Continue reading

Intel is Hiring Our Military Heroes

Welcome Veterans and those who still serve!

US Military Veterans: Your service prepared you as one of the best-trained, most value-driven performers in the world. Intel’s mission is to connect and enrich the lives of every person on earth. Put them together, and it’s called brilliant! Your talents. Our mission. A winning combination. Join us in our journey to change the world. Intel is looking for military veterans to start a career with a mission as big as the world.

Here at Intel we value your value your experience; you have unique talents, unparalleled training, and know what it truly means to be a member of a team.

“Intel was a perfect match for my experience and everything that I knew from the Marine Corps and the Academy.” – Rudy Hacker, Marines – Enterprise and Reliability Manager

8% of Intel U.S. based employees have self-identified as military veterans representing the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, and Navy.  They all contribute to the organization in a variety of business groups that include manufacturing, sales, human resources, information technology, and many others.

Combined Insurance – Military Veteran Recruiting Success Stories

Combined Insurance, an ACE Group Company, has been named the “Top Military Friendly Employer” for 2015 by G.I. Jobs® magazine. The honor spotlights Combined’s mission to help U.S. military veterans obtain meaningful employment while transitioning back to civilian life. This video describes the program and some of our success stories.