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From the battlefield to the classroom

Roughly 200,000 military veterans transition into civilian life every year. Some of them go directly into the job market. But others, armed with the...

Zac Brown’s unique Camp Southern Ground serves children and veterans

The entertainment industry has supported the military in various ways for generations, from Bob Hope’s USO tours to too-many-to-count benefit concerts and fundraisers. Grammy...

Online mentors connect veterans to business leaders

The old saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” has never been more relevant for veterans re-entering civilian life and work. Establishing...

Busting myths about veterans in the workforce

More than 2.5 million veterans have a profile on LinkedIn. There are a lot of opportunities to connect these men and women with employers...

A familiar name is helping veterans find work

For military veterans, transitioning back into civilian work life isn’t simply a matter of picking up where one left off. Time away from the...

Transferring military skills into civilian jobs

Identifying transferable skills may be one of the hardest tasks facing military veterans as they transition to the civilian workforce. While vets hope that the...

The Table: Veterans and Work

Throughout November, WorkingNation has brought you scores of articles, videos, podcasts, and op-eds, all looking at the struggles that many U.S. military veterans face...

Weekly Changemaker: Garrett Cathcart

This week's WorkingNation #WeeklyChangemaker is Garrett Cathcart, a U.S. Army veteran who serves as the executive director of the nonprofit Mission Roll Call and...

A soldier’s letter to civilians: So you think you are a...

A civilian who is a patriot wants to do more than give the oft-heard platitude “thank you for your service” while rushing about their...

Helping entrepreneurial veterans finance their dreams

Historically, starting their own business has been a good career path for men and women after they leave the military service. That’s changed over...